Day 2 Seminars and Workshops

Break out sessions two 11.00-12.15

Choose the session which best fits your stage in the employee ownership business cycle:

– exploring employee ownership
– less than 2 years employee owned
– 2 to 5 years employee owned
– established employee owned businesses

8. How to move to employee ownership
(for those exploring EO)
Workshop – Professional advisor-led workshop on the practical actions you need to take to become employee owned, including legal, tax, behaviour and culture advice with facilitated by Fieldfisher with case study from Allford Hall Monaghan Morris.

9. Are we ready for employee ownership?
(for those exploring EO)
Case Study Seminar – Assess the internal factors in the business such as employee engagement, leadership behaviours and performance presented by Co-ownership Solutions and Novograf.

10. A year in the life of a Trustee – making the role work
(for those employee owned less than 2 years)
Case Study Seminar – From communicating the opportunity, managing Trustee elections and training Trustees to knowing how to chair a meeting and being the voice of the employees presented by Accord Energy Solutions.

11. I am an Employee Owner, what does that mean?
(for any employee owner)
Case Study Seminar – What are my responsibilities and opportunities? Presented by John Lewis Partnership and Shakespeare Martineau

12. Workshop on how to develop the next generation of leaders
(for those 2 to 5 years employee ownership)
Workshop – Come away with practical ideas on encouraging leaders through the four P’s of leadership facilitated by 4 Purpose

13. Give your employee ownership culture a new lease of life
(for those 2 to 5 years employee ownership)
Workshop – Do you want to maximise participation? Come away with practical ideas on increasing democracy in your employee owned business facilitated by Conscious Business People

14. Hard wiring innovation into your business plan
(for those 2+ years employee ownership)
Case Study Seminar – How the Gripple culture actively promotes innovation across all aspects of the business

15. How to market your employee ownership status
(for those 2 to 5 years employee ownership)
Case Study Seminar – Content for your website, key messages for suppliers, clients and the media presented by Tangerine

16 Refreshing employee ownership in the business
(for those 2 to 5 years employee ownership)
Case Study Seminar – Breathing life into your engagement, structure and philosophy facilitated by Chris Heald and with case study Aber Instruments

17 EO Lens – Delivering effective corporate social responsibility as an employee owned business
(for all)
Workshop – As a public or private business see how your business can engage with employees and deliver effective CSR outputs facilitated by Heart of the City

 

Breakout session three 13.15-14.15

18. The role of the Founder in an employee owned business
(for those exploring EO)
Case Study Seminar – Letting go and inspiring others to step-up. Where could I sit in the governance of an employee owned business? Presented by Chris Budd from Ovation Finance

19. The early years of being employee owned
(for those exploring EO)
Case Study Seminar – The case study of Alfa Leisureplex and how they increased employee engagement from 66% to 81%

20. State of the nation; is your employee ownership model fit for the future?
(for those 2 to 5 years employee ownership)
Case Study Seminar – The litmus test for your current model, and how could the model change in the future presented by Team Consulting

21. Getting your Board right!
(for those exploring and 2 to 5 years employee owned)
Case Study Seminar – Guidance on achieving an effective Main Board, and who should be sat on it for diversity presented by Clansman Dynamics and Formation Architects.

22. Attracting and retaining talent as an employee owned business
(for all)
Case Study Seminar – How to maximise your employee owned status to achieve the best workforce presented by Collective Architecture

23. What to do with profit?
(for all)
Case Study Seminar – Paying a dividend? Social investment? Re-investing in the business? Paying back the former owner? Presented by Parfetts.

24. Remuneration and reward
(for all)
Case Study Seminar – Paying Executives in the business and how to manage transparency of pay presented by Page/Park

25. EO Lens – Workshop on Wellness in the Workplace
(for all)
Workshop – Ideas for how you can improve your workplace for the benefit of the employees and the business featuring Cullinan Studio

26. EO Lens – Addressing the Gender Pay Gap as an employee owned business
(for all)
Workshop – Take away ideas for your business featuring Turley

27. EO Lens – Growth and acquisition for an employee owned business
(for all)
Workshop – What to consider when planning expansion for an employee owned business featuring Bridges Fund Management