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Many of our courses can be adapted for in-house delivery and can be specifically tailored to meet individual needs.

Sometimes due to reasons beyond our control a course has to be cancelled or postponed.  We will advise nominating officers and applicants immediately of such a decision.  Please note in exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes at short notice to the content (to reflect changes in legislation, current thinking or topical issues), timing, speakers and/or venue.

South West Councils, Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH, Learning and Transformation Administration Team: 01823 270101


South West Councils and South West Regional PPMA HR Conference 2017



Dec 13, 2017 09.15 - 15.30


Somerset County Cricket Club, The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JT


This year's South West Councils and South West Regional PPMA HR Conference focuses on the theme of Wellbeing.

It promises to be a very insightful and interesting day, with practical tips for attendees to take back to their workplace.



Confirmed sessions for the day include:
  • Caroline Nugent, PPMA President will share her thoughts on the ‘New Normal


  • Leatham Green, Mindful HR will explain how a mindful way of working can help create a fresh climate to achieve a positive impact in the emerging business world


  • Oliver Blackwell, SE Employers will share the findings of recent research into the role of mediation in building organisational and strategic resilience


  • Neyber will lead a discussion on whether we are taking staff wellbeing seriously enough


  • A brief Development Showcase will give you an opportunity to learn about development opportunities available for HR colleagues at varying stages in their careers


  • Alex Taskin, Passe Partout will examine the current evidence about the qualities needed for workforces to survive in a VUCA world


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PPMA members: Free
Member Organisations: £50 plus VAT
Non-Member Organisations: £75 plus VAT


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