Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce News

October meeting: Managing your business, engaging and developing staff

4 Oct 2016 by Stephen Root

Our October meeting will teach you all you need to know about growing your business through engaging and developing the right staff.

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The meeting has been organised by Stephen Root of Berwins Solicitors. The aim is to give growing businesses a clearer idea of how to recruit effectively, how to manage their team to best effect, and how to boost employee engagement and loyalty.

Our speakers will be:

Jim Bloomfield of Bloojam Consulting - an introduction to psychometric testing, understanding employee behaviour and how to use this knowledge to improve your recruitment procedures.

Alan Aucoin of 2Inspire - becoming a great leader and how this can be used every day in your business.

Sue Papworth of Saint Michael's Hospice - what can corporate social responsibility (CSR) bring to your business and how can you engage with your local community?


The meeting takes place at the St George Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate, on Monday 10th October. Networking begins at 5.30pm and the meeting itself starts at 6.15pm.

Attendance is free to all chamber members and to first-time visitors, with a £15 charge to visitors who have been to a meeting before. If you would like to join us, visit the home page and click the link for members/visitors to register.