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Additional speaker announced for Best Employers Eastern Region

Cathy Brown from the national employee engagement group ‘Engage for Success’, has been announced as a guest speaker at the forthcoming Employee Engagement Conference. Cathy will outline the latest findings on employee engagement and the impact this continues to have on a businesses’ bottom line and joins Sharon Pomells Head of People Operations at Virgin Management who will speak about the practices that the renowned company has introduced.

The Best Employers Eastern Region launch features a combination of leading industry guest speakers from some of the region’s leading employers as well as an opportunity to network with companies who have taken part in previous surveys.  Taking place every two years and open from April to September, the survey is free to take part and is used by organisations such as Benefit Cosmetics, the overall Best Employer winner for 2014, to engage with they employees for effective decision-making.

Best Employers Eastern Region is developed in conjunction with eras Ltd, the leading psychometrics, and leadership development and coaching specialists, the programme identifies the Best Employers in the Eastern region - Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.  By completing a survey that asks employees what they really think,  businesses can create positive strategies that enhance employee engagement, essential for hiring and retaining top talent.  The initiative has three steps: a survey which is used with all employees within the region; focused seminars to help support the use of the data to inform business strategy and awards which celebrate the leading organisations with the region.