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The Supper Club on Tour: Manchester- Talent Tactics to Scale

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Which recruitment solutions, workforce models, and technologies will best help you to lead and manage scale? High growth entrepreneurs, talent and learning experts share their insights.

Automation, remote and flexible workers, and more advanced recruitment solutions are enabling business owners to manage scale more effectively. They're using purpose and building an employer brand to attract and motivate the best talent from every generation. And they're also using new learning solutions and coaching to develop tomorrow’s leaders.

The Supper Club will bring together high growth members to share their tactics and real life experiences alongside specialists in recruitment and professional development.

A panel of speakers chaired by The Supper Club will present insights on the following:

  • Building an employer brand to attract the right people
  • Optimising new recruitment and talent management solutions
  • Enabling better leadership and management
  • Improving productivity with new technology
  • Maximising benefit and minimizing risk of new workforce models

The Supper Club is an exclusive community for founders and CEOs of innovative, high growth businesses beyond start-up. Everything we do has a single purpose: to inspire an entrepreneurial mindset in all leaders, because we believe that where entrepreneurship thrives so does innovation, employment, and wealth creation.

Join this interactive and insightful discussion for entrepreneurial tactics to recruit the right people and create a scale-up culture.

Claire Smith, Head of Business Development, MoneyPenny

Claire Smith

Responsible for building and leading Moneypenny’s brand identity and business development across all functions of the business in the UK, working strategically with forward-thinking businesses to achieve their goals and exceed expectations.

Passionate about customer service and the critical importance of creating a thriving business culture for the success and happiness of both employer and employee, Claire is a regular spokesperson at industry leading events where she can be seen sharing examples of best practice and the award-winning Moneypenny way.


Leon Milns, Founder of Adam

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Disenchanted by the impersonal world of working for a corporate recruitment PLC, Leon launched his own boutique consultancy ADAM 14 years ago. Their raison d’etre is about really getting to know people and they are passionate about helping them achieve their career aspirations as opposed to simply making business transactions.

ADAM have become a national brand and they are synonymous with building long standing and valuable partnerships and relationships.Over the years, ADAM have successfully helped ambitious companies to identify, attract, hire and most importantly retain the best Marketing, Digital, Tech and HR Talent so that they have been able to grow and realise their plans.

Derek Bishop, Co-Founder of Culture Consultancy 

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Derek Bishop is the co-founder of boutique agency Culture Consultancy. Formerly a Head of Customer Service at AXA, Derek has over twenty years’ experience of directly leading people and delivering business results in high volume and complex environments. Derek fundamentally believes competitive advantage and business success can only be delivered by enabling your people to be their best, yet human beings are the most complex part of any organisation.

As experts on culture change, leadership and human behaviour change, Derek and the team work with fast growth SMEs through to multi-nationals to create high-performance cultures where everyone thrives; achieving what the business wants and fulfil what the people want.

He co-authored a book titled ‘Building a Culture of Innovation’ which was in the top 5 management books on innovation in the 2017 CMI Management Book of the Year awards and is also an Amazon best seller.


£95 Non-members
£0 Members (included in membership)
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Thursday 10 October, 2019 2pm

Great John Street Hotel, Great John St, Manchester M3 4FD