People Power – A Discussion on the Value of an Engaged & Empowered Workforce

Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019
Time: 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Location: Beastro, Irwell Square, Leftbank, Spinningfields, M3 3AG

Join award-winning lawyer and Managing Partner Emma Carey, MMU Senior Lecturer Ian Cleverdon and Save the Children's Clive Sanders for a discussion on the value of investing in people and engagement.

This wide-ranging discussion will cover topics including:

  • The importance of diversity and inclusion
  • Successfully implementing change management systems
  • Developing CSR strategies that provide value to both business and community
  • Mental wellbeing in the workplace
  • Futureproofing and best practice when adapting to changes in attitudes and technologies
  • And much more!

About the Speakers:

Emma Carey Managing Partner - MSB Solicitors

Emma Carey is the Managing Partner of MSB and is responsible for the implementation and delivery of the firm’s business strategy.

Emma was formally the head of the Family department and prides herself on having grown that department from one lawyer and assistant to a team of over 60; and being recognised as one of the North West’s leading, most pioneering Family department. They have expanded and acquired the knowledge and expertise to ensure that they can deal with all aspects of family law and support the diverse families that make up our communities.

The firm prides itself on the delivery of excellence in legal services across all areas of law and their commitment to ESG, protecting the environment and giving back to the communities they serve runs through everything they do.

Emma is personally a Trustee of the Anthony Walker Foundation, the NSPCC, Liverpool Citizen’s Advice Bureau, and encourages MSB team members to sit on boards.

At the forefront of everything Emma does is a commitment to ensure MSB is an equitable place to work and the firm has various initiatives to ensure that inclusion and diversity is embedded within the organisation.

Ian Cleverdon Senior Lecturer, Banking & Finance - Manchester Metropolitan Business School

Ian has over 30 years’ experience in the banking and finance sector, ranging from working his way up to Branch Manager, Relationship Manager for SME businesses, through to senior Learning and Development Manager, developing training techniques for colleagues using digital banking applications and change management techniques. He gained a BA(Hons) in Banking, Insurance and Finance from Bangor University, has a Masters in Learning and Development, and professional qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the London Institute of Banking and Finance. Away from the day job, Ian is a semi-professional musician, producer and sound engineer, working with many established acts in the folk, blues and roots music world.

Clive Sanders Fundraising Director for Communities, Regional Corporates, Events and Volunteering - Save the Children

Clive joined Save the Children UK in October 2017 as Fundraising Director for Communities, Regional Corporates, Events and Volunteering. Clive started out in the commercial sector working on a range of global sporting events and has gone on to work in a range of roles spanning fundraising, events, marketing, innovation, sponsorship, project management, operations and logistical delivery across the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. Clive was privileged to help deliver the 2012 Olympics, and at Cancer Research UK, Clive led a nationwide team of Regional Fundraising, Events, and Marketing Managers to deliver the largest fundraising event series outside the USA.

Interested In The Event?

If you’re interested in attending, you can book online here.