Welfare to Work UK Convention
09 Jul 2013

Inclusion's annual Welfare to Work UK Convention and Exhibition is the premier event for employment and skills. This year’s Convention offers up a fantastic programme with a particular focus on disability employment and localism, as well as employment and skills.

With these filmed sessions discover how the sector’s leading organisations are responding to changes in the welfare system.  If you were not able to join us for the Convention these videos provide a useful resource in keeping you up to date on commissioning and delivery, with the intention that they will sharpen your plans in forging the way ahead and provide added value to you and your organisation. 


Each video is £5 + VAT per session or £60 +VAT for the whole event.

Programme

Day 1 - 09 Jul 2013

10:30
WATCH FREE Opening address
Dave Simmonds OBE, Chief Executive, Inclusion

10:40
Ministerial Address Mark Hoban MP, Minister for Employment
12:15
Localisation of welfare to work
Dave Simmonds OBE, Chief Executive, Inclusion (Chair); Kris Krasnowski, Senior Policy Adviser, Cabinet Office, City Deals Team; Stephen Evans, Employment and Skills Director, Working Links; Naomi Clayton, Senior Analyst, Centre for Cities

15:00
Department for Work and Pensions Plenary
Dave Simmonds OBE, Chief Executive, Inclusion (Chair); Neil Couling, Work Services Director and Derek French, Joint Head of Work and Employment Programmes Division, Department for Work and Pensions

16:00
Universal Jobmatch
Malcolm Stirling and Damien Kenny, Monster

16:45
The challenges, and how do we rise to them?
Fran Parry, Director of New Business and Partnerships, Inclusion (Chair); Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive, Employment Related Services Association; Roy O'Shaugnessy, Chief Executive, Shaw Trust; Tricia Hartley, Chief Executive, Campaign for Learning

Day 2 - 10 Jul 2013

09:30
Shadow Ministerial Address
Rt Hon. Stephen Timms MP, Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions and Dave Simmonds OBE, Chief Executive, Inclusion (Chair);

10:15
Findings from the Work Choice Evaluation and lessons for the new department for Work and Pensions disability employment strategy
Ann Purvis and Sarah Foster, Inclusion; Nicola Lomas, Specialist Disability Employment policy team, Department for Work and Pensions

11:15
Employment and employability of offenders
Sustainable social enterprises and breaking barriers to employment for ex-offenders Michele Rigby, Social Firms UK; Lesley Frazer, Clinks; Rhodri Thomas, Reed in Partnership

12:00
Future shape of the Work Programme
Tony Wilson, Head of Policy, Incusion (Chair); Matthew Oakley, Head of Economics & Social Policy, Policy Exchange; Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive, Employment Related Services Association; Paul Anders, Senior Policy Officer DrugScope; Professor Dan Finn, Associate Director of Inclusion and Professor of Social Policy at the University of Portsmouth.

13:45
How is the labour market changing in 2013–14: trends in the economy, vacancies and occupations Paul Bivand and Tony Wilson
14:30
Closing Plenary
Dave Simmonds OBE, Chief Executive, Inclusion (Chair); David Frost, Chair, Local Enterprise Partnership Network

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We filmed and recorded this event so you can watch any of the presentations and download the podcasts and all the documentation presented on the day.

Our policy archive is ideal as a personal briefing tool for senior management as well as a training aid for keeping staff up-to-date.

The event archive costs just £60.00 + VAT.
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