Youth Friendly Employment Conference

Youth Employment UK Conference 2015

Creating a Youth Friendly Culture

This conference is creating great opportunities for employers and flourishing adults to get together and showcase the benefits of hiring young adults. Practical workshops will take place throughout the day highlighting best practice and signposting to solutions that can support delegate organisations.

These are the organisations delivering the workshop.  Tuesday 1st December 2015, 12.25 – 1.10.

Date: Tuesday, 1 December 2015
Venue: Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London

Click on the link to find out the location and directions.

The YEUK Conference will be built on the 5 key themes of the Youth Friendly Charter:

  • Youth Voice
  • Creating Opportunity
  • Recognising Talent
  • Fair Employment
  • Developing People

Agenda for the day

8.30am- 9.30am Conference Registration Refreshments, networking and opportunity to visit the Exhibitors

Opening 9.30 –9.40  Welcome,

9.40 – 9.55 Introduction & Housekeeping – Keynote Laura-Jane Rawlings – YEUK Rt Hon Priti Patel MP Minister for Employment

Youth Voice

9.55 – 10.05 The importance of listening to young people with  Neil Burke – Youth Focus North East

10.05 – 10.15 Involving young people in the recruitment process Caryl Cotton – National Grid

10.15 – 10.25  Learning from young people Emma Judge – E&Y

10.25 – 10.35 Panel discussion  All speakers

Creating Opportunity

10.35 – 10.45 Creating opportunities in school Supporting

10.45 – 11.15 hard to reach young people Creating opportunities through traineeships with a panel discussion – Anne Spackman – Career Ready Joanne Rich – Affinity Sutton Iain Salisbury – Learn Direct and all speakers

11.15 – 11.45 – Refreshments, Networking and opportunity to visit the Exhibitors

Recognising Talent

11.45 – 11.55 The impact of social action – Charlotte Hill – Step up to Serve

11.55 – 12.05  Supporting individuals – Nichola Hay – Outsource Training

12.05 – 12.15 Looking beyond the grades –  Kim Patterson – Interserve

12.15 – 12.25 Panel discussion  All speakers

12.25 – 1.10 Workshops Session 1

How to develop a youth voice – London Youth

Recruiting young people – Recruitment and Employment

Recognising Talent – Bright Futures

Developing People – Confederation Youth Employment UK

1.10 – 2.10 Lunch, Networking and opportunity to visit the Exhibitors

2.10 – 2.55 Workshops Session 2

How to develop a youth voice – London Youth

Recruiting young people – Recruitment and Employment Confederation

Recognising Talent – Bright Futures

Developing People – Youth Employment UK

Fair Employment

2.55 – 3.05  Making sure opportunities are quality – Beth Gardner – Fair Train

3.05 – 3.15 Rewarding skills Gary Rimmer – Key Training

3.15 – 3.25 Pathways for all – Sandy Macdonald – Standard Life

3.25 – 3.35  Panel discussion

3.35 – 4.05 Refreshments, Networking and opportunity to All speakers visit the Exhibitors

Developing People

4.05 – 4.15  The benefits of an enterprise employee culture – Katerina Rudiger – CIPD

4.15 – 4.25 Developing young people through HR -Kate Welch OBE DL MA FRSA Acumen

Mentoring young people in employment – John Parks – SEMTA

Panel discussion – All Speakers

Plenary Session

4.45 – 5.00 Final Summary Q&A Laura-Jane Rawlings YEUK Ambassadors

5.00 Conference Close

7.00 Drinks Reception

8.00 Gala Dinner & Youth Friendly Awards Presentations

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