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Looking after employee health during turbulent times

00:00AM, 5 March 2015
Central London

  1. Programme
  2. Booking

Achieving better workplace health is an important business issue for any organisation. However, during times of organisational change, employee health and wellbeing is at particular risk and specific measures can be taken at organisational level to support and safeguard the health and wellbeing of employees. This event is designed to help HEIs to identify how to support the workforce and minimise risks during turbulent times.

Confirmed speakers include:


  • David O'Hara, Principal Associate, Eversheds Solicitors speaking on getting better workplaces health as a business issue
  • Dr Ashley Weinberg, Wellness Works, University of Salford speaking on the impact of changing work patterns on health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Amit Thapar, Fuller Working Lives Initiative, DWP speaking on how to look after the employee health of an age diverse workforce
  • John Hamilton, Head of Safety, Health and Wellbeing, Leeds Beckett University speaking on the role of the manager in safeguarding employee health
  • Dr Ian Kenvyn, Associate Principal Lecturer, Leeds Trinity University and Fellow of the HE Academy outlining an approach to Mental Health First Aid including identifying the signs, supporting and signposting
  • Chris Deacy, Chair of the Wales Centre for Occupational Health and Wellbeing and HR Manager, Cardiff Metropolitan University speaking on a strategic approach to looking after employee health and wellbeing.

Other speakers are currently being confirmed to speak on:

  • Absence data and management.

The day will run between 10.30am (registration from 10am) and 3.50pm. The timed programme can be found below:

Looking after employee health during turbulent times - programme

Prices and booking processes:

Delegates from UCEA member institutions

£310 per place

Book places via the online booking form.

Delegates from other HEIs and HE sector agencies

£410 per place 

If you would like to register your interest in attending this workshop please email