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Northumbria University to host People Power 2019 – the unique business skills, HR, training and productivity conference

Northumbria University


Businesses and employers across the North East are being invited to attend a unique event dedicated to skills, training, HR, employment and workplace productivity.

“People Power” takes place on 12 June 2019 at Northumbria University, who have become a key event partner. This lively and interactive one day event enables employers to create workplaces where people thrive and organisations can achieve maximum success.

At the conference, regional and national experts will address a range of key employer issues such as health and wellbeing, internal communications, use of technology, staff recruitment and retention, absenteeism, training and skills development, apprenticeships, work/life balance, effective management, resilience and agile working.

An exhibition will give employers access to the latest HR, employment, recruitment, training and skills advice – as well as information on latest funding available.

Guest speakers at the conference include (amongst others):

  • Emma Rosen – TEDx speaker and author of “The Radical Sabbatical” after experiencing 25 jobs before her 25th birthday. 
  • Paul Ferris - CEO Speedflex. Award winning author of “The Boy on the Shed”. Newcastle United’s youngest ever player on his debut at 16.
  • Paul Hitchins – TEDx speaker and author of three best-selling books on employer branding.
  • Emily Pearson – A visionary and thought leader in corporate mental health.

Tickets cost just £65+VAT and include all conference sessions, lunch and refreshments. Charities, public sector and not-for-profit organisations can attend at the reduced rate of £35+VAT.

Event Details

Northumbria University
City Campus East 1
Business & Law Building
Newcastle upon Tyne


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