There are a few things going on that I thought you would be interested to hear about. Firstly, Communications Management our PR and communications partners have recently carried out some interesting research focusing on HR and online social networking. This is a very topical area and the report they produced called Senior, Savvy and Social, can be downloaded here.
Coming up in September:
The PPMA Policy Board will be meeting for their third annual E day event and top of our agenda is a debate about the future pay model for the public sector, which will be facilitated by Mercers and attended by the LGE. We will also be doing work on the future PPMA business model. More details of the outcomes will be posted on the PPMA website in due course.
NEREO and PPMA (NE) are holding their third equal pay conference on 22nd September in Gateshead. The ‘What’s Happening and Where are we Going Conference?’ is an opportunity for delegates to take stock and consider the best approach to resolving the ever more complex and difficult issue of equal pay. Speakers include Barrister Seamus Sweeny, GMB’s National Secretary for Public Services, Brian Strutton and Ways HR Consulting Managing Director, Paul Robertson. The cost is £125.00 + VAT and more information and booking details can be found at www.nereo.gov.uk
Working Families are holding a Conference – The Future of Work. Preparing for Tomorrow, on the 30th September in London. The conference will explore what the future might hold for workplaces, families and communities in these challenging economic times – and in the longer term. There is a great line up of speakers from a range of organisations including BP, Talk Talk and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and if you’d like to attend, we have negotiated a special rate of £299.00 + VAT (usual rate £375.00 + VAT) for PPMA members. (please quote PPMA Member when booking). If you’d like to find out more or book a place call Rebecca Christie on 020 7017 0066 or email [email protected]