Experiences of our conference…Paul Sloane


Paul Sloane

Paul Sloane, one of the keynote speakers at our conference has written a blog post of his time at our conference.

It is a very good piece that captures exactly the essence of our event, take a look and see what you think.

The blog and the rest of the resources on Paul’s website can be found here.  

 

 

Idea of the Year Results…


Well the beginning of November was our annual Idea of the Year competition, once again this year, the final was held in conjunction with our annual conference.

There were over 100 ideas submitted from all sectors of our membership and indeed from all over the world. Once a shortlist was decided on, we invited the finalists to our conference to carry out a brief interview with the judges to explain the idea and the benefits it has brought to the organisation. Continue reading

Sponsors unveiled for conference 2012…


With the planning for our annual conference and awards continuing apace we have great pleasure in announcing the sponsors for the Idea of the Year Awards.

Main Sponsor of the conference and Idea of the Year competition:

A big thank you to everyone at Emirates Aluminium for your sponsorship for 2012.

To complement the main Idea of the Year Trophy there are also several category trophies:

Sustainability Award – Sponsored by Diageo:

Awarded in recognition of the suggestion that demonstrated the greatest contribution to the conservation of natural resources, protecting the natural environment or sustainable project. Continue reading

Introducing…Conference 2012


One of the highlights of the calendar at ideasUK is our annual conference and awards dinner. This year the event takes place in Bristol on the 7th and 8th November and we can honestly say that although this is our 26th conference this year the line up is the best we have ever had. Continue reading

A great infographic


I had this really great info graphic sent through to me this week and thought I would share it with you all,

Employee Engagement Infographic by NBRI

So what do you think of the points raised?

To those who are involved in employee engagement, it just re-enforces the message that we try to get out every day.

Once again big thanks to Andrey Zavyalov at WrightIMC for sharing the infographic with us.

Enployee Engagement….The story!


We have now done blog posts on the three speakers at the Engagement Wales event on the 5th July, I thought it would be a good idea to show the story of the day through the tweets of the delegates. Continue reading

Engagement the HSBC way


In the first of the articles after the Engagement event on Thursday 5th July, we have decided to focus on the ‘Best Place to Suggest’scheme from HSBC. As anyone who was at the presentation on Thursday will testifiy  the scheme is run with a great passion by Michael, Zufi and James and it is delivering great results for the bank in the United Kingdom.

 

Free Engagement Event – 5th July 2012


We still have some places left for the FREE Engagement Event in Cardiff on 5th July 2012.

We already have over 50 people booked for this event and it will be a great opportunity for you to network with other engagement professionals and share best practice. Continue reading

Idea of the Year Shortlist 2012


Well it has been a pretty busy time here at ideasUK over the past few weeks. The closing date for entries to the 2012 Idea of the Year Competition came and it was time to shortlist the entries.

Idea of the Year Winners 2010

This year we had over 90 ideas from all over the world including countries such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and of course the United Kingdom. Continue reading

Free Engagement Event…..


Thursday 5th July, Cardiff.

Just a reminder about our next FREE event in Cardiff on the 5th July.

Two half day sessions 9.30 – 12.30 and 1.30 – 4.30

Session format:

• Introduction and objectives of the session
• Overview of employee engagement, staff involvement and suggestion schemes

1 hour workshop:

• Overview of employee engagement, staff involvement and suggestion schemes from internationally successful organisations – HSBC • RICOH • MoD (GEMs Scheme) and  Improlity software.

The workshops will be covering specific topics:

• The role of leaders in supporting engagement
• Practical Engagement tools / approaches
• Better productivity and performance through engagement
• How to engage staff through electronic media

Networking Break

1 hour workshop:

• Repeat of the workshops run earlier so that delegates are able to gain experiences
from a number of different sectors.

Call to action:

• What can you take away and use from today?
• A key feature of the event will be to take away practical actions which can be implemented and to generate information that can be shared with others.

Close of session

The session will be repeated in the afternoon. There are a limited number of full day places available for delegates travelling significant distances, or those wishing to gain experiences from all of the organisations participating.

The event is being hosted by the Wales Audit Office at 24 Cathedral Road, Cardiff.

For further information and booking please check:

The IdeasUK website & blog – www.blog.ideasuk.com

Email Anthony Denatale at – anthony@ideasuk.com

Twitter – follow ideasUK @ideasworldwide

THIS EVENT IS TOO GOOD TO MISS – SO BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY, SPACES ARE LIMITED AND WE  HAVE OVER 3O DELEGATES BOOKED ALREADY!