Managing Sickness Absence and Promoting Workplace Well-being

Industry-experienced speakers offering practical guidance for agencies on the most effective management strategies

Tying in with International Stress Awareness Week, we will be delving into the legal, educational and practical issues for consideration by agencies when managing sickness absence and promoting workplace well-being.

Don't miss our information packed morning on this important topic.  

Our range of industry-experienced speakers will be providing practical, need-to-know guidance for agencies on the most effective management strategies for sickness absence and well-being.

This bespoke seminar will equip agency HR and management staff with the tools required for reducing sickness and improving overall well-being.    

Agenda

9.00        Registration and networking

9.30        Welcome and introduction

Juliet Bawtree, Associate Director, Legal and Public Affairs (Employment), IPA

9.40        Managing Sickness Absence: The Legal Perspective

Lucy Lewis, Partner, Lewis Silkin

Lucy will cover the legal aspects of managing sickness absence, with a focus on mental health issues.

10.40     Coffee break

11.10     Improving Workplace Mental Health

Paul Phillips, Trainer and Marketing Consultant

This session will provide some suggestions for practices to help alleviate the pressures and stress of everyday agency life. It will also provide a great opportunity to review and discuss which approaches will make a meaningful difference.

11.40     Putting Theory into Practice

Nancy Lengthorn, Managing Partner - Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Future Talent, MediaCom

Nancy will present the schemes that have been implemented at MediaCom; what has and hasn't worked and what steps agencies can take to implement a successful well-being strategy.

12.10     Closing remarks

Juliet Bawtree, Associate Director, Legal and Public Affairs (Employment), IPA

12.15     Close

Agenda subject to change. 

Please note that this session will be filmed.