Investors in People 20th Anniversary
05 Oct 2011
Excel, London

Peter Day, the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s In Business  chairs a ‘Question Time’ style pane.

Held as part of WorldSkills 2012, the event marked an important milestone. Valerie Todd Chair of Investors in People’s Advisory Board reveals the new strategy for delivering real benefits to employers across the UK. Key themes are whether Investors in People can do more to support small businesses survive and thrive. Also whether Investors in People can play a greater role in helping companies grow, be more ambitious, or take on transformational change. 

Since it started in 1991, over 10 million people, representing 40 per cent of the UK workforce, have benefited from working with Investors in People.

Programme
13:00
Valerie Todd, Chair, Investors in People Advisory Board
Welcome

13:20
John Taylor, CEO, Geoplan | SME insight
13:35
Steve Holliday, CEO, National Grid
Keynote speaker

13:50
‘Question Time’ Panel chaired by Peter Day – presenter of In Business, BBC Radio 4
Valerie Todd – Chair of the Investors in People Advisory Board; Steve Holliday – CEO, National Grid; Nita Clarke – Director, Involvement and Participation Association (IPA); Jack Hegarty – Managing Director, Wychavon District Council; John Taylor - Geoplan; Peter Russian – Chair of the Investors in People Product Development Group

14:30
Valerie Todd, Chair, Investors in People Advisory Board
Conclusion and award presentation | 20TH certificates presented to three of Investors in People’s first customers: Christopher Whinney, Director, Alternative Travel Group Steve Pallas, Development and Training Manager, Nissan Tracey Wilson, HR Manager, and Sarah Cutts, Komatsu

16:00
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