VODG HR Directors' Professional Network December 2023

Speakers

Natasha Mitra

Natasha Mitra

Head of Helpline Services, Unseen UK

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Freya Smith

Freya Smith

Business Engagement Manager, Unseen UK

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Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith

HR Director , Dimensions UK

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Adrian Swindells

Adrian Swindells

Director of Growth, HireGenics

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Laura Welchew

Laura Welchew

Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

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Programme

10.00 - 10.05 

VODG Welcome and Housekeeping

Kerry Hamilton, Head of Membership and Operations at VODG  

10.05 - 10.10

Overview of Programme  

Kerry Demner, VODG Co-chair

10.10 - 10.20

Employment References (Legal)

Laura Welchew, Partner at Trowers & Hamlins

10.20 - 10.35

Provision of Employment References in the Sector - Group Discussion

Samantha Smith, HR Director at Dimensions

10.35 - 10.50

Modern Slavery (Legal)

Laura Welchew, Partner at Trowers & Hamlins

10.50 - 11.20

An Overview of Modern Slavery in the Care Sector

Natasha Mitra, Head of Helpline Services at Unseen UK

Freya Smith, Business Engagement Manager at Unseen UK

11. 20 - 11.35

Agency Solutions to Modern Slavery

Adrian Swindells, Account Director at Hiregenics

11.35 - 11.45

Real Living and National Living Wage - Group Discussion

Kerry Demner, VODG Co-chair

11. 45 - 11.55

Future Topic Suggestions

Caroline Neal, VODG Co-chair

11.55 - 12.00

Final Roundup and End

Kerry Hamilton, Head of Membership and Operations at VODG  

Accessibility  

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VODG HR Directors' Network Co-chairs

Caroline Neal

Caroline Neal

Group Director of People & Organisational Development, Avenues Group

Kerry Demner

Kerry Demner

Head of HR, Hightown Housing Association