Annual Conference Archive

2013/14 - New Challenges, New Solutions

Annual Conference 2013-14

New Challenges, New Solutions


Conference Programme

Conference Report

Progress Report on Conference



HE reform 2010-2015 - problems solved or problems delayed?

Jonathan Simons, Head of Education, Policy Exchange talks about the future HE reform

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The innovative organisation: what role can HR play?

David Cleeton-Watkins, Roffeypark asks what is innovation - and how can HR enable it?

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Innovation in practice: HR and the digital organisation

Dean Royles, NHS Employers reveals how social media delivers staff engagement

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What are the financial pressures on HE - and what do Finance colleagues want from HR?

Diane Howie, University of Teesside on HE funding and effective working between HR and Finance

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ECC: where we are and where we're going

Nicholas Johnston, ECC's Chief Executive outlines the challenges for HR and how ECC will support members in meeting them

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Geoff Foster, ECC's Chair talks about lessons from the conference and ECC's plans for the future


Further Conference Documentation

Scottish Universities and the Independence Referendum

Welsh Universities and the Challenge of England

Speakers biographies