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Conference: What Will Your Future Workforce Look Like? – 10 October 2019

Event Date


Event Location

The Crowne Plaza, Hawthorn Square, Forth St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3SA

Event Time

8:30 am to 4:00 pm

How is your business approaching its People Strategy for the future?

The evolving working environment is a highly topical issue and Square One Law is bringing together a team of specialists during a full day conference. The event will offer delegates the unique opportunity to listen to keynote speakers, ask questions to expert panels and participate in breakout workshop sessions.

We are delighted that Matthew Taylor, Chair of the Review of Modern Employment and responsible for the widely debated report “Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices” is speaking as one of our keynote speakers. Emily Cox MBE, Group Head of Colleague Relations at Lloyds Banking Group will also share some of her recent experiences at both Virgin Money and Lloyds with us.



With rapid advances in technology and AI, changing social attitudes, agile working becoming more prevalent, concerns over skills shortages, heightened awareness of and a willingness to meaningfully address diversity and inclusion – as well as a widening generational divide, the world of work is changing at a pace like never before.

We are delighted to have a variety of senior leaders from North East businesses participating in the conference over the course of the day.




The breakout sessions are facilitated by experts from a variety of businesses. We are hosting a number of breakout sessions as part of the conference.

These sessions include:

  • Employer Branding Strategy – This session will explore the importance of building your internal brand and culture to align with the external brand. It will explore how HR and Marketing teams working together add value to a business as their combined skills improve communication, team working and can help attract and retain talent.
  • Deconstructing Privilege and Power in the Workplace – Illuminating the complexity of privilege and power in the workplace.
  • Inclusive Recruitment and Retention – This workshop is about how businesses can support people with a learning disability or autism to overcome the significant barriers to entering the workforce.


Registration and refreshments will be from 8:30am for a 9:00am start. The conference will end at 4:00pm followed by a drinks reception and networking.

If you are interested in attending this conference please contact Charlotte Branch at Price £95.00 per delegate.

Please note this event is for clients, contacts and business partners of Square One Law and therefore we cannot accept bookings from other law firms.

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