London In-house Recruitment Conference #IHRLondon

On 21st March 2019, we will be returning to the Congress Centre for our London In-house Recruitment Conference!

Every year, our flagship event gathers key industry leaders and innovators across the nation to drive positive change within in-house recruitment.

Our carefully selected line-up of speakers will bring you inspiring case studies and showcase the most exciting innovations to shake up the industry right now.

Why Should You Attend?

Join us and be part of senior level, tactical conversations to learn the very latest on hot topics including: Culture Fit, Talent Attraction, Using Strength Based Assessments, Recruitment Trends for 2019, Recruitment Advertising, Driving Business Growth through Recruitment, Brexit, Employer Branding and much more.

Network with 100+ Attendees

Connect, communicate & collaborate with industry peers all with a common interest in learning and developing their recruitment skills, knowledge and strategies

Unrivalled Speaker Content

Recruiting for Lesser Known Brands, The Importance of Employer Branding, Moving from ATS to HRS and much more…

Strategic Roundtable Sessions

Take part in intimate, high-value roundtable discussions with like-minded peers

Post Event Drinks Reception

Extend your social networking over complimentary evening drinks

World-class Speakers

Hear live case studies and inspirational stories from our world class speaker line-up

Food and Beverage

Enjoy a fabulous selection of complimentary breakfast, lunch and tea and coffee throughout the day

Video Content

Re-live the unmissable speaker content as part of the high definition learning follow-up videos


Gain priority access to our professionally curated digital whitepaper and additional bonus content

Who Will Be Attending?

In-house recruitment and HR professionals all with a common interest in understanding how to enhance the recruitment process including; Action West London, Anglian Water,, ArgoGlobal, Atkins Global, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Balfour Beatty, Berrisford Associates, BGL Group, Blue Prism, Blue Square UK, BMLL Technologies Ltd, British Gymnastics, BSI Group, Capco, Cass Business School, ChannelAdvisor, Chatham House, Daily Mail and General Trust, Darewise Entertainment, DICE, Direct Line Group, DMS UK, DoctorLink, Dovetail Games, Education Development Trust, First Utility, FirstPort Property Services, Forward Trust, GLAS, Global, GroupM, Informa, Kind, Kindred Group, Linx Printing Technologies, Macquarie Group, MarketInvoice, Medidata Solutions, Merkle, Natural History Museum, NCC Group, Network Rail, Northern Trust, Nuvia Ltd, OPEN Health, Philips, Phoebe Ewers, Playtech BGT Sports,  Publicis Media, Receipt Bank, Sage, Salisbury Group, Sanctuary Group, Santander, Search Consultancy, SGS, Sonnedix, Suffolk County Council, SugarCRM, Teleperformance Poland, The Gym Group, The Salvation ARMY, Ticketer, Tithegrove Ltd, Transport for London, Travelport, Wellcome Trust, West Midlands Police, WestRock, WilsonHCG, WWP Health Practice, YouGov, Young Epilepsy… to name but a few!


A perfectly balanced agenda carefully designed to maximise knowledge intake, peer-to-peer networking and tool showcasing.

Each speaker session will be followed by a roundtable discussion, where you will learn how to overcome the challenges you face in in-house recruitment.

We’ll be rounding off this unique conference with complimentary and well-deserved social networking drinks.

08:30 AM – 09:10 AM

Registration, Breakfast & Welcoming Intro

09:10 AM – 10:00 AM

Neil Millet Square

Neil Millett, Research & Events Manager

TOPIC: Rules of attraction: Hiring and retaining the best talent

What do UK workers look for in their dream job? What makes employees want to look for a new opportunity? And what’re the expectations of the recruitment experience from application to start-date?’s latest research looks at how trends have developed, including:

  • Where job seekers start their search for work
  • What’s important to active job seekers in an ‘employer brand’
  • Expectations of the recruitment process
  • Happiness in the workplace, important perks and benefits
  • How we choose our ‘dream employer’

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM


Louise Moore, Head of Talent Acquisition UKI & MET

TOPIC: Building an inclusive workforce: providing an experience for people with a learning disability

  • Providing a positive and meaningful work experience
  • Identifying key partners and determining how you can add value
  • Registering your company with Disability Confident
  • Building a partnership that enables co-creation of a meaningful program which can attract passionate participants
  • Assessing the impact and following up

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Morning Coffee Break

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM

Nicky Garcea, Capp

Nicky Garcea, Co-founder and Chief Customer Officer

TOPIC: Strengths-based Recruitment: Now and in the Future

  • Why have organisations moved to a strengths-based approach
  • What role does authentic assessment play in a strengths-based process
  • Measuring what matters
  • Results today and the future landscape for strengths-based assessment technology

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Tony Hall Turner, Jupiter

Tony Hall-Turner, Business Development Manager

TOPIC: Brexit: What’s the Impact for the Recruitment Industry?

  • Understanding the potential outcomes Brexit could have on your recruitment strategy
  • Recognising how similar political and economic shifts have previously affected the sector
  • Independent research & insight into how different industries are approaching the topic
  • What the future holds in a post-Brexit UK & how do you start preparing?

12:30 PM – 13:20 PM


13:20 PM – 14:10 PM

Glenn Jones, Nthuse

Glenn Jones, Co-Founder and Director

TOPIC: Advert design for today’s digital world: how to maximise your campaigns

Consumer behaviour is changing. In today’s candidate journey, job adverts play a different role to the one they played just a few years ago: they need to inspire people.  In this session, we’ll discuss the following, using the results from our latest Global Jobseeker Survey

  • The changing role of job ads in today’s digital jobseeker journey
  • How new technology can help you engage and inspire the right candidates
  • Little-known ways your job advert is impacting your results
  • Designing for success: advert design that inspires

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

14:10 PM – 15:00 PM

Harry Chapman-Walker, Kallidus

Harry Chapman-Walker, Head of Customer Success

TOPIC: The art of providing a seamless recruitment experience whilst driving business growth

  • Tools and technologies to aid the recruitment process
  • Speeding up workflows and achieving greater visibility
  • Effective use of automation in providing feedback to all candidates
  • Using data and analytics to drive business growth

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

15:00 PM – 15:15 PM

Afternoon Coffee Break

15:15 PM – 16:00 PM

Gary Manning photo

Gary Manning, Talent Acquisition Lead

TOPIC: Hiring for Cultural Fit: What it means & how to do it right

  • The King process
  • The importance of defining & living your company values when hiring
  • How to assess values and capabilities
  • Outsmarting unconscious bias & beat those hidden biases
  • What’s next?

Roundtable Discussion (30 mins)

16:00 PM – 16:30 PM

Gemma Betney, BGL Group

Gemma Betney, Talent Acquisition Senior Manager

TOPIC: Employer Branding: Recruiting for an unknown brand

  • How to recruit for a relatively unknown organisation
  • Defining who you are, then building and sharing your employer brand
  • Showcasing the real you through messaging
  • Tips and tricks to mitigate hiring challenges
  • What’s next?

16:30 – 18:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Complimentary Networking Drinks

Limited Tickets Available

The Congress Centre

28 Great Russell St



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Alternatively, call the team on 0203 968 8858.

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