May 15th 2014

Spring Symposium 2014 – interview with Nick Laird, Ceridian

Nick Laird, Chief Commercial Officer at Ceridian, advises on how to find the benefits in a business case and the best way to get a project signed off internally.

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October 15th 2019

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September 12th 2019

Post Meeting Notes: Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda?

Following our event on 10th September 2019, these post meeting notes summarise the key messages from the day. We were joined by speakers including Nick Dalton, Unilever, Dee Corrigan, Blueprint for Better Business, David Grayson, Cranfield School of Management, and our own Carmen von Rohr. Each had their own take on responsible business and how it is impacted by HR. What is HR's role in developing and implementing a responsible business strategy and what is a purpose led business? Read the notes to find out more.

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September 10th 2019

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October 29th 2013

Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

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May 15th 2014

Spring Symposium 2014 - Interview with Deborah Baker, BskyB

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