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Next month, we're excited to welcome more than 350 HR rebels and leaders to our inaugural Engagement Excellence Summit. We'll take over the Brewery with 30+ amazing speakers to educate attendees on building a great reputation as an employer, championing colleague engagement through technology and creating an amazing wellbeing strategy (among other topics).
Even though it's sold out (I'm sorry!), you can still join the waitlist for your chance at a spot.
The good news is that we'll release some of the featured content around the breakout sessions here on Reward Gateway after the event in mid-February.
To get you singing the tunes of rebels around you, we're counting down to the summit with a Speaker Spotlight on just a few of the rebels we're welcoming to the stage. We've got some of our speakers to answer a few questions so we can get to know them a little better.
In this week's double feature, we're chatting with Nicola Marshall and Rachel Williams of Welcome Break, one of the largest independent motorway service operators in the UK which has led the revolution in changing the motorway service sector. During Nicola and Rachel's sessions, they'll be talking about:
We last interviewed Rachel Clifford, the Group Head of Reward and HRSS at Spire Healthcare, as well as Reward Manager Ben Waterfield of Dunelm, a home furnishing retailer, and two of the leaders at communications consultancy Masgroves, the Tony Cosgrove and Stuart Rhys Thomas.
Hi, Nicola and Rachel!
Nicola: Seeing the launch of our wellbeing strategy in all its glory at our annual conference in February 2018, where we were able to showcase all of our benefits with the support of our suppliers.
Rachel: When I organised an event on the relaunch of our engagement package, inviting 500+ Welcome Break leaders to an engagement fair, where all of our benefit providers attended to present their products and ideas directly to our leaders.
Nicola: I’ve just taken on the Director of People role at Welcome Break, so I have a big challenge on my hands, but I’m really excited to be able to use this year to launch of reward and recognition strategy across the business.
Rachel: To look at providing our team with improved support for their mental health, including the extension of our Mental Health First Aider programme, and to extend our financial support with the introduction of a savings scheme for the team.
Nicola: Titanium by David Guetta ft. Sia
Rachel: Blinded by your Grace – Stormzy
Nicola: My iPhone… it doesn’t leave my side!
Rachel: My phone to follow up on how the WB benefits are performing (Reward Manager) and to access my own benefits on the app.
Nicola: A tenacity to get to the top with a bit of Disney trivia along the way!
Rachel: I asked my family who said definitely not directions, but that I would bring a great picnic!
Stay tuned for the next Speaker Spotlight...
As the Head of Client Success for our Enterprise and Corporate clients, Megan leads a team of talented Client Success Managers who work hand-in-hand with their clients to help them reach their unique business goals through best practice, support and strategy.
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