REBA's Employee Wellbeing Congress 2017

22/06/2017 08:15 - 17:30 155 Bishopsgate

REBA's Employee Wellbeing Congress: Everything you need to know for a successful wellbeing strategy

Great level & mix of attendees, credible presenters and well balanced sponsors selection

Craig Truter
BTG

Returning after an exceptional first event in 2016, REBA’s Employee Wellbeing Congress is the best opportunity for senior Reward & Benefit practitioners, HR Directors and Corporate Wellbeing specialists to benchmark their wellbeing offering, to research strategies and to source tools to develop that offering moving forward.

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Whether your key focus is on mental wellbeing, physical health or financial wellbeing – or whether you are working to integrate all three successfully – the REBA Employee Wellbeing Congress will provide you with the information and inspiration you need to ensure you deliver on your objectives and provide the return your organisation expects to see on its wellbeing investment.

  • Find out what other top employers are doing with their wellbeing strategies
  • Hear from top level executives providing arguments to support investment in wellbeing initiatives
  • Discover how to create cultural change in the workplace, to create a positive, engaging workplace
  • Learn how to enhance your wellbeing culture and ensure you communicate it effectively
  • Learn more about financial wellbeing as part of the overall strategy
  • Find out how to empower line managers to make the time and take the lead on wellbeing

Plus:

Connect with 30 of the industry’s leading consultants, advisers and innovative providers across the wellbeing spectrum – review new products and solutions that will make the difference to your own organisation’s wellbeing strategy.

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW - Professional Members of the Reward & Employee Benefits Association may attend this event free. The fee for non-members is £895.00 (inc VAT). If you're not a Professional Member and think you may qualify (reward practitioners who deliver benefits to their workforce of 500+ employees), please apply here for REBA Professional membership. Professional Membership is complimentary for qualifying reward professionals.

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Speakers Include:

Alex Edmans

Professor of Finance


Jo Elphick

Jo Elphick

Head of Marketing


Andy Buxton

Andy Buxton

Health & Wellbeing Manager


Anna Spender

Anna Spender

Director of Actuarial & Data Analytics


Beth Robotham

Beth Robotham

Head of Business Development


Chris Tomkins

Chris Tomkins

Chief Operating Officer, Proactive Health


David Walker

David Walker

CCO


Debbie Jeremiah

Mindful Leader Programme Manager


Hayley Golden

Hayley Golden

Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Manager


Heidi Allan

Heidi Allan

Head of Insights and Engagement


James Lee

James Lee

Chief Design Officer


Andrea Paxton

Andrea Paxton

Principle, DC & Financial Wellness


Jeanette Makings

Jeanette Makings

Head of Financial Education


Julia Thomas

Julie Thomas

Group Head of Diversity


Clive Cripps

Clive Cripps

Benefits Manager


Kevin Crawley

Kevin Crawley

Environmental Health & Safety Director


Mark Hudson

Mark Hudson

COO HR


Brian Henderson

Brian Henderson

Head of DC & Financial Wellness


Mark Witte

Mark Witte

Head of Health & Risk Propositions & Consulting


Pam Whelan

Pam Whelan

Director of Corporate


Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

CEO


Dr. Wolfgang Seidl

Workplace Health Consulting Leader, UK and Europe


Rebekah Haymes

Rebekah Haymes

Senior Consultant


Robert Cochran

Robert Cochran

Senior Corporate Pensions Specialist


Sally Purbrick

Sally Purbrick

Head of Reward


Sheila Champion-Smeeth

Sheila Champion-Smeeth

Total Rewards Consultant


Simon Williams

Simon Williams

Senior Financial Planner


Soraya Chamberlain

Soraya Chamberlain

Director of Corporate Healthcare & Wellbeing


Stephanie Schreiber

Stephanie Schreiber

Wellbeing Adviser


Vanessa Sallows

Vanessa Sallows

Benefits & Governance Director


Yulia O'Mahony

Partnership Lead - Wellbeing


Zoe Eccleston

Zoe Eccleston

Health & Wellbeing EMEA


Debi O'Donovan

Debi O'Donovan

Director


Maggie Williams

Maggie Williams

Co-Chair, REBA Wellbeing Congress 2017


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Like the formal networking and discussions/round tables

Vicky Turney
Lockheed Martin

This event will focus on two key areas; the business case for wellbeing and practical ideas and examples to implement.

Conference Programme

0815Registration and networking breakfast                                                                                                                     
0900

Chairman's Introduction
Debi O'Donovan, Director, REBA                                                                                                                     

0915

Why wellbeing is good for business: the CEO perspective  

  • Why and how Anglian Water has embedded a focus on employee wellbeing in its long-term business strategy
  • The role of the leadership team in creating a wellbeing culture that delivers for employees and for the bottom line
  • What do we mean by employee wellbeing? Why a clear definition enabled a clearer benchmarking of success
  • How Anglian Water measures the value of the investment in wellbeing: a new approach that will convince the CFO
    Peter Simpson, CEO, Anglian Water

0940

Understanding the links between wellbeing and share value

  • How investors view organisations which demonstrate an effective approach to the wellbeing of their employees
  • Convincing your CFO: the arguments for investing in a wellbeing strategy that will support shareholder returns
    Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance, London Business School 
1000

Case study: How Nomura has worked to become Britain's healthiest workplace                                         

  • Why Nomura embarked on the wellbeing journey: the sense of responsibility and the business case
  • The challenges of implementation
  • The next phase: stress and mental wellbeing
    Mark Hudson, COO HR, Nomura
1020Joint Q&A for preceding speakers                                                                                                                 
1030Refreshments                                                                                                                                               

A series of sessions presented in streams 
Delegates have the opportunity to
pick and mix which sessions they attend, ensuring that you have every opportunity to hear the case studies that most interest you or to drill down in to particular issues and challenges.  Choose between…

1105

Developing a bespoke evidence-based wellbeing programme

  • How to get started with a wellbeing strategy that is tailored for your organisation
  • Conducting a wellbeing audit - how to identify what's right for you
  • Using data to understand your key risk factors
  • What can and should you measure?
  • Using a data dashboard
  • Measuring your success
    Soraya Chamberlain, Director of Corporate Healthcare & Wellbeing, Punter Southall Health & Protection
    Anna Spender, Director of Actuarial & Data Analytics, Punter Southall Health & Protection
OR

Case study: Creating a grass roots approach to mindfulness training at GE

  • Learn from the experience of GE in building employee demand for mindfulness training
  • Insights into the approach that makes mindfulness attractive to an employee profile which might be expected to be cynical
  • Wellbeing or L&D? What GE are learning about where mindfulness training best fits
    Debbie Jeremiah, Mindful Leadership Program Manager, GE
1130

Participatory Workshop: Moving your wellbeing strategy from "good" to "great[Session Cont at 11:55]

This workshop is for practitioners who already have a wellbeing strategy in place.

  • Learn from new research which further promotes the case for continued Employer intervention
  • Collectively discuss how to deliver a more targeted, engaging, well-structured wellness strategy that is supported by leadership, aligned to business needs and delivers on targeted results
  • Understand how to overcome barriers and take your wellness strategy to the next level: how to build, deliver and differentiate a "great" results-driven approach
    Rebekah Haymes, Senior Health & Benefits Consultant, Willis Towers Watson
OR

Businesses tackling mental health stigma: inspiring campaigns making an impact

  • Learn what other companies are doing to promote and support good mental health 
  • Pick up tips from this showcase of best practice by reviewing some of the campaigns and initiatives making an impact in this area
    Beth Robotham, Head of Business Development, Bupa
OR

Financial wellbeing: managing the key risks

  • Identifying the five key risk areas for financial wellbeing
  • Learn from best practice examples in each area
  • Reviewing simple strategies to mitigate those risks
  • Understanding the benefits for your business and your employees
    Jeanette Makings, Head of Financial Education, Close Brothers
    Simon Williams, Senior Financial Planner, Close Brothers
1155

[Session Cont from 11:30] Participatory Workshop: Moving your wellbeing strategy from "good" to "great"

This workshop is for practitioners who already have a wellbeing strategy in place.

  • Learn from new research which further promotes the case for continued Employer intervention
  • Collectively discuss how to deliver a more targeted, engaging, well-structured wellness strategy that is supported by leadership, aligned to business needs and delivers on targeted results
  • Understand how to overcome barriers and take your wellness strategy to the next level: how to build, deliver and differentiate a "great" results-driven approach
    Rebekah Haymes, Senior Health & Benefits Consultant, Willis Towers Watson
OR

Extracting the broader business value from your wellbeing investments

  • Understand why communicating wellbeing effectively can be an opportunity for your business, not simply an HR strategy
  • Learn how to maximise the value of your existing wellbeing programme
  • Practical steps to move towards full participation
  • What are the 3 reasons employees are not utilising your wellbeing offering
    David Walker, CCO, Personal Group
OR

The Evolution of employee wellbeing
Only a holistic approach to employee wellbeing will reduce absenteeism, voluntary turnover and improve the health and productivity of your workforce. Find out how.

  • Get the latest research on achieving optimum wellbeing
  • Discover the newest innovations in employee wellbeing that are getting results
  • Learn how consumerism, personalisation and converging technology can provide proactive and preventative services for real-time, tailored wellbeing
  • Find out where wellbeing technology is heading including data-driven intervention & prevention through AI
  • Understand how to measure wellbeing using advanced analytics
  • Case-study insight: See how The Savoy Hotel increased employee engagement to 93%
    James Lee, Chief Design Officer, Lifeworks
1220

Do EAPs have an image problem? Busting the myths and how to make your EAP a cornerstone of your wellbeing strategy

  • Why EAPs can be stigmatised
  • How a facelift can increase the effectiveness of your EAP
  • How an EAP can help prevent 'stress' becoming 'distress'
  • How many employee concerns could be effectively solved with a robust and well communicated EAP
  • EAPs and financial, mental and physical wellbeing
    Jo Elphick, Head of Marketing, Metlife
OR

Tailoring your communications for multi-generational workforces – for financial, physical and mental wellbeing 

  • The current make-up of the multigenerational workforce and their differing needs 
  • What challenges employers face when offering flexible benefits to recruit, retain, motivate and engage employees  
  • How reward professionals can use flexible benefits to meet these challenges and achieve strategic HR goals whilst remaining cost effective 
  • Practical suggestions for communication plans to ensure maximum take up, engagement and appreciation
    Pam Whelan, Director of Corporate, Simplyhealth & Clive Cripps, Benefits Manager
OR

Effective integration of financial, physical and emotional wellbeing 

  • Meeting the challenges presented by the different generations 
  • Using flexibility to match employee needs 
  • Practically, what does implementation look like? 
    Brian Henderson, Head of DC and Financial Wellness, Mercer & Andrea Paxton, Principle, DC & Financial Wellness, Mercer 
1240Lunch                                                                                                                                                                
1350

Round table discussion groups
Delegates participate in round table discussions on a range of topic areas - followed by team feedback                

A series of sessions presented in streams 
Delegates have the opportunity to
pick and mix which sessions they attend, ensuring that you have every opportunity to hear the case studies that most interest you or to drill down in to particular issues and challenges.  Choose between…

1440

BIG DATA - Empowering your Health & Wellbeing Strategy 

  • Learn how the leaders in health & wellbeing are utilising data to help power their strategy
  • Find out how to put data at the centre of your strategy - from building a risk profile, to targeting spend more effectively, as well as guiding a communication strategy and building a baseline to measure return on investment
  • Understand how a wide range of data sets can help drive results
    Mark Witte, Head of Health & Risk Propositions and Consulting, Aon
OR

Help stop the suffering in silence: strategies for managing employee mental health

  • Stress is now the top cause of employee absences lasting four weeks or more
  • The gap in understanding: learn from new research how employers are mis-reading their employees' willingness to discuss mental health issues with a company representative
  • Why do 32% of employees surveyed feel that they have no one to talk to?
  • Learn how to encourage workplace conversations that will benefit your company
  • Take away useful ideas to raise awareness of the support available
    Vanessa Sallows, Benefits & Governance Director, Legal & General 
OR

New government financial wellbeing initiative: why employees are going to expect more from employers 

  • New support available to help you support your employees 
  • Top tips for supporting your workforce – cost effectively and compliantly – in retirement planning to improve employee wellbeing 
  • Why the workplace is seen as a primary channel for delivering financial wellbeing: learn from a review of government reports  
  • Understanding the barriers around what an employer can say without tripping into advice and how these may be further clarified 
  • Learn from a survey of 14,000 pension scheme members: what do they value in a pension and why are retirement concerns one of the biggest barriers to financial wellbeing
    Robert Cochran, Corporate Pensions Relationship Specialist, Scottish Widows 
1505

How to embed a financial wellbeing programme within your overall wellbeing strategy: Case study - Anglian Water

  • Hear how Anglian Water have incorporated financial wellbeing into their overall wellbeing initiative
  • What were the trigger points to becoming an early adopter?
  • How did they get started on their financial wellbeing journey?
  • Learn from examples of campaigns that Anglian Water have run to combat stress in the workplace and initiatives they have rolled out to begin tackling taboos around topics like mental health
  • Learn from the results of Anglian Water's pilot scheme to assess their workforce's views before full scale launch
    Sally Purbrick, Head of Reward, Anglian Water
OR

Workplace Health 2.0 - What might you be missing out on? Understanding what the data is telling us

  • Corporate Health and wellbeing management has been transformed into a rigorous data and insights-driven activity - but are we casting the net of data wide enough?
  • Understand how health and wellbeing links directly to workforce engagement and productivity
  • Linking diversity and inclusion to the unique health and wellbeing status of an individual
  • Why the ageing demographic and its link to disability, health and wellbeing in the workplace has created the need for a more positive and integrated approach
  • Why employees who feel included and who have their individual health needs met will thrive
  • Understanding how a thriving workforce has a direct positive impact on an organisation's bottom line and the quality of customer experience
    Dr Wolfgang Seidl, Workplace Health Consulting Leader, UK & Europe, Mercer 
OR

Demonstrating value and impact on your health and wellbeing investment through a reduction in health risks
Case study: Saint-Gobain

  • On average, every person carries 4.8 health risks, the immediate cost of such risks comes through lower energy, impaired productivity and higher absence, not to mention future health issues. Learn how an effective health and wellbeing programme can utilise insight to identify and reduce key health risks.
  • How employers can scale their programmes, integrate available services, and best use digital technology to drive wellness amongst employees.
  • Learn from Saint-Gobain's partnership with AXA PPP healthcare. Operating in the construction sector, including 34 different companies across 1,150+ sites in the UK, they've already reduced their overall health age by 1,350 years and continue to grow engagement and sustain employee use of their wellbeing services.
    Kevin Crawley, Environmental Health and Safety Director, Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland
    Dr Chris Tomkins, Chief Operating Officer, Proactive Health, AXA PPP Healthcare
1525Refreshments                                                                                                                                                      
1550

Personalising a macro strategy to increase employee engagement 
           Case Study: Cisco 

  • Understanding what will motivate personal lifestyle changes to improve wellbeing
  • Introducing a wellbeing ambassador - and making the most engaged employees your ambassadors for the benefits of the programme
  • Encouraging employees to take the wellbeing approach home to their families
  • How technology has enabled the organic and effective engagement with employees
    Sheila Champion-Smeeth, Total Rewards Consultant EMEAR, Cisco
1620

Getting the communication approach right 
            Case study: Zurich Insurance

  • Creating a platform of communication that builds employee demand for information and engagement
  • Empowering localism to create equality of access
  • Rolling out the programme: lessons and connections with the diversity and inclusion strategy
    Julie Thomas, Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Zurich Insurance
    Hayley Golden,
    Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing Manager, Zurich Insurance 
1645

Panel discussion: engaging and enabled line managers to ensure effective cultural change 

  • Convincing line managers that it's worth their own investment in the programme
  • Reassessing and redirecting the line manager's role
  • Creating the time, providing the support and recognising the contribution that line managers make
    Pannelists:
    Andy Buxton, Health & Wellbeing Manager, National Grid
    Zoe Eccleston, Health & Wellbeing EMEA, Bloomberg 

    Stephanie Schreiber, Wellbeing Adviser, Business in the Community
    Yulia O'Mahony, Head of Wellbeing, John Lewis
1720Summing up               
Co-chair: Maggie Williams                                                                                                                    
1730Networking drinks                                                                                                                         

          


Senior Reward, HR and Wellbeing professionals from the following organisations are attending:

ACCALive Nation Entertainment
Adecco Group UK&ILiverpool John Moores University
ADPLloyd's Register
AECOMLockheed Martin
Akami TechnologiesL'Oreal UK & Ireland
Alliance Homes GroupMaersk
AmeyMarks and Spencer
Anglian WaterMazars
AOL UKMercedes-Benz
ARMMerlin Entertainment
Arthur J.GallagherMischon de Reya
ArupMisys
Ascential Mizuho International
ASOSMoody's
AstraZenecaMunipharma International
Avis Budget UKNatixis
BAE SystemsNexen Petroleum UK
BAM NuttallNGA HR
Bard Pharmaceuticals NHS Blood and Transplant
BGL GroupNHS Property Services
BLM LawNovae Group
BloombergOaklea Consultancy
Bouygues Energies & ServicesOcado
BramblesOracle
BrewersOxera Consulting
Bright Horizons Family SolutionsOxford Health NHS Trust
British Sugar PAREXEL
BupaPentland Brands
BurberryPersonal Group
Business in the CommunityPoundland & Dealz
BWI UKQVC
CA TechnologiesRBS
Cabinet OfficeReckitt Benckiser
Carlsberg UKRichmond Fellowship
CAYSHRiver Island
CDKRiverbed Technology
Central England Co-operativeRolls-Royce
Channel 4 Television CorporationRSM
Charles StanleyRugby Football Union
Charles TaylorS&P Global
Chester ZooSamsung Electronics (UK)
CIISAP
CiscoSchlumberger
City & Guilds GroupSchneider Electric
City Football GroupSchroders
CLSSeadrill
Comcast NBCUniversalShell International
Commonwealth SecretariatShire Pharmaceuticals
CooperVisionSimply Business
CountrywideSkyscanner
CPP GroupSolictors Regulation Agency 
Crown AgentsSony Music Entertainments
Croydon CouncilSopra Steria
Cyient EuropeSpire Healthcare
DAN LTDSSP
DCMSSt Austell Brewery
De La RueSuperGroup
Dentsu Aegis NetworkSVG Reward & Benefits
Department of HealthSwiss Re
DLA PiperTalkTalk Group
Donnginton Grove Veterinary GroupTesco
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust THB Group
Education Development TrustThe Crown Estate
ENGIEThe Hyde Group
Enterprise HoldingsThe IET
EquifaxThe Rewarding Company
Essex County CouncilThe Royal Marsden Hospital
ExpediaThe Southern Co-operative
ExperianThe University of Sheffield
EYThomson Reuters
FCAThree UK
Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerTicketmaster
FS HealthcareTJX Europe
G4S Policing Support ServicesTrinity Mirror
GapTrowers & Hamlins
Genesis Housing AssociationTT Electronics
Glory Global SolutionsTUI Group
Goldsmiths University of LondonTusker Direct
Gowling WLGUCB Celltech
Grant ThorntonUniversity College London
Harvey NicholsUniversity of East London
Hastings DirectUniversity of Lincoln
Healthcare at HomeUnum
Herbert Smith FreehillsV&A
HiltonValue Retail
Hymans RobertsonVictoria's Secret
Hyperion Insurance GroupVirgin Atlantic
IHGVirgin Management
InmarsatVirgin Media
JLLVodafone
JLT GroupWalgreens Boots Alliance Global Brands
John Lewis PartnershipWatford Community Housing Trust
Johnson MattheyWeightmans
KaoWellcome Trust    
Kent County CouncilWells Fargo Bank
KingfisherWestfield Europe
Knight FrankWhite Stuff
Laing O'RourkeWithers
LinklatersYorkshire Building Society                          
Lionbridge


 


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155 Bishopsgate is a large conference and event venue in a fantastic, convenient location next to Liverpool Street Station in The City of London. 

Delegates will enjoy a comfortable environment in a state of the art venue featuring all the latest AV and IT systems, including superfast WiFi.

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155 Bishopsgate
Liverpool Street
London
EC2M 3YD
United Kingdom