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Sponsors and Exhibitors

If you have any sponsor or exhibitor related queries regarding the event, please contact Cheryl Donaldson on 0161 428 1250, or drop her an email cheryl@assuredevents.com.

Details of remaining packages can be found here

Please see all exhibiting/sponsoring companies listed below along with their logo with a hyperlink through to their website. A short company profile is also included.

 

Exhibitor

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www.academicmediagroup.net/

Academic Media Group is a digital media company and a strategic partner in the research domain with the purpose to support international research and encourage people to pursue an academic career. By combining strategic communication, ingenuity, and cutting-edge technology, Academic Media Group delivers highly competitive employer branding services to the academic sector. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Stockholm, we help universities and research organisations all over the world to be not only great academic institutions but also great employers.

Conference Lanyards Sponsor

 

 

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www.andersonquigley.com

Anderson Quigley builds better organisations and life-changing careers. Through outstanding client service and personal, responsible support to candidates, bring expertise in executive search, interim management and advisory services. The sectors they support focus on improving the well-being of society and they support them by providing expert senior recruitment services driven by a core set of values: integrity, diversity and hands-on project ownership. Above all, they are a responsible business, focused on individual and collective development to support continual learning.

UHR Awards Sponsor

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www.dixonwalter.co.uk

Dixon Walter is one of the leading national executive search firms specialising in the Higher Education sector. Their forty-year combined track record encompasses both academic leadership and senior professional services appointments. Their sole commitment to the HE sector means they’re focused, well-connected, and immersed in all opportunities and challenges. Their success has been built on their ability to respond to the ever-changing demand of their clients in a globally competitive marketplace. They meet those demands by providing quality driven, partner-led and cost-effective service options. All of their search activity is bespoke and they have a strong track record of international appointments and a demonstrable commitment to equality and diversity shown in the wide and diverse pools of candidates they are able to bring forward. Integrity and insight are key to their success backed up by the quality of their  processes and best-practice administration guaranteeing an excellent experience for clients.

Exhibitor and Gala Dinner Sponsor

 

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www.eversheds-sutherland.com/global/en/index.page

Eversheds Sutherland is ranked Band 1 in Legal 500 and Chambers Directories - our specialist education lawyers advise HEIs in all aspects of their operations

 

Legal Breakfast Sponsor 

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www.farrer.co.uk/

Farrer & Co is synonymous with the highest quality legal advice and service.

Their experience has been gained over several decades advising high-profile, sophisticated institutions who require assistance with complex matters. Their work includes anything from joint ventures and international collaborations to large-scale development projects. Their dedicated team advise statutory, charter and private institutions and all types of HEIs from universities, colleges, business and medical research institutions, to student unions and exam boards.

Combining legal expertise with in-depth knowledge of the sector ensures the advice they give is always relevant, up-to-date and reliable.

Exhibitor 

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www.gatenbysanderson.com/

GatenbySanderson is the UK's leading people intelligence business advising public services, not for profit and education. 

Our connection with national policymakers gives us exceptional insight into Higher Education as a rapidly evolving and high profile sector. We are able to respond to the challenges facing academic and corporate leaders in universities in a versatile way. 

Our specialist teams recruit and develop strategic corporate, academic and board leaders across both Higher and Further Education at the most senior levels; We find and develop leaders that shape a better society. 

Tuesday Welcome Reception Sponsor

 

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www.geigertalent.com

 

  

Geiger Talent showcases a collaboration between General Technology – leading HR software provider and trusted partner to universities for over 30 years – and Tweedie Consulting’s insights into academic HR. The result? Geiger-P software to automate academic promotions for research-intensive universities. Geiger-P reduces paperwork, monitors live applications, supports committee administration, provides reporting and underpins equality as it supports structured academic career progression. Discover more at www.geigertalent.com.

Geiger-P builds on General Technology’s VT2000 software excellence. VT2000 securely manages employment of hourly-paid staff by automating contract generation, work schedules, payroll, budget reporting and immigration compliance. Read what our clients say: www.VT2000.info.

Exhibitor

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Hays is the UK's leading specialist recruitment group, helping professional, skilled people into permanent, temporary and interim jobs. They can find the right staff when you need them, or if you're looking for your next career move, the right organisational fit.

Their consultants combine local knowledge with a deep understanding of the sector to offer a truly expert and bespoke service. Their passion lies in developing people and businesses so whether you're looking for a senior HR manger role or a new learning & development consultant for your team they can help. 

Exhibitor

 

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www.interfolio.co.uk

Interfolio offers the first faculty information system to support the full lifecycle of academic work, from hiring to annual review, committee work, research, activity reporting, and more. With over 275 clients, Interfolio leads the market in innovative technology designed specifically to benefit both institutions and their academic staff.

 Headline Sponsor

 

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www.jobs.ac.uk

As the foremost global job board for careers in research, science and academia, jobs.ac.uk offers a selection of products and services to help you access, attract, and engage with a large audience of bright, talented candidates.

Launched in 1998 by the University of Warwick, jobs.ac.uk serves more than 1,950 organisations in the higher education sector with a powerful digital platform and global reach to enhance their recruitment efforts.

They support every stage of the academic career path, helping to connect top talent to higher education opportunities. Through extensive research, they have developed insights into the job seeker audience, trends, key drivers, career paths and job seeker behaviour, to help you to improve the success of your online recruitment advertising.

 Business Breakfast Sponsor

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www.kornferry.com

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. They help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. They work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities.

They help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And they advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.

 Exhibitor

 

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www.matrix-scm.com/

Matrix SCM improves recruitment processes and reduces hiring costs. Their market leading system Matrix CR manages the interaction between hiring managers and recruitment agencies. Allowing roles to be released to pre-approved agencies within minutes and ensuring all candidates are prequalified, compliant and match your exact requirements. Their expert teams have contracts with over 6,000 recruitment branches across the UK and build tailored Supply Chains for each client that are neutral or tiered depending on their requirements. Through continuously managing and improving supply chains, 99% of roles are filled within client deadlines and annually clients save 12% on recruitment costs.

 Exhibitor and Hot Spot Sponsor

 

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www.uk.mercer.com

 

Pensions in the Higher Education sector have never been so dramatic! Mike Harrison and Rebecca Dodd from Mercer’s Higher Education Group are at the forefront of the activity:

  • Supporting with USS education and consultation programmes including member presentations and senior team briefings.
  • Supporting with LGPS including helping universities negotiate with the Funds; and look at alternative provision and exit strategies.
  • Supporting on TPS / SUSS / NHSPS to deal with potential contribution increases.
  • Supporting with SATs to manage costs and risks including valuation negotiations and strategy reviews.
  • Supporting with DC provision including design and implementation.
  • Supporting with “pensions tax” including advice to senior teams and RemCos and guidance for individuals on the implications of potential pensions tax issues.

We’d love to have a chat with you; share some of our experiences; and show how we can add massive value for your University and for your colleagues.

 

Exhibitor

 

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www.mhr.co.uk

For over 30 years MHR has supported organisations to achieve their goals by helping them to develop and manage their most valuable asset – their people.

Across Payroll, HR, Talent Management and Analytics, customers rely on our market-leading technology and expertise to help them streamline their processes and support growth.

 Exhibitor

 

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www.mills-reeve.com

Mills & Reeve is a major UK law firm and a top tier provider of legal services to the education sector in England and Wales.

 Conference Water Bottle Sponsor

 

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Minerva are an executive search firm specialising in senior executive as well as non-executive appointments in the Higher Education sector.

 Exhibitor and Hot Spot Sponsor

 

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www.myfamilycare.co.uk

Together with Bright Horizons UK, My Family Care provides the best and most extensive range of family-friendly solutions for employers and their employees.

 Afternoon Tea Sponsor

 

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www.NotionLtd.com

As an ILM Approved Centre and a member of the Association for Coaching, Notion specialises in providing:

* Management Development to drive behavioural change, increased levels of engagement and productivity and performance improvement

* Cultural Change and Coaching Culture Consultancy - helping organisations to embed Operational Coaching and an 'enquiry led approach' in order to drive a higher performance culture

* Coaching Skills Training - helping Leaders and Managers change the way that they engage with one another every day, through to developing formal highly skilled accredited internal coaches (up to ILM Level 7)

* Internal Coaching Function Consultancy - consulting on all elements of the process design and embedding of a fully productive internal coaching offering

* Executive 1-to-1 and Team Coaching - with some of the world's top Executive Coaches from our team * Coaching Supervision and CPD programmes for your internal coaches to maintain their capabilities

 Exhibitor and App Sponsor

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Create Tomorrow's Campus, Today.

Oracle helps higher education institutions worldwide enrich the teaching and learning experience with innovative cloud solutions that enable student success and institutional sustainability.

 Exhibitor

 

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www.outplacementfirst.co.uk

Leading provider of outplacement and redeployment services to the UK Higher Education sector. 20 years’ experience delivering tailored services to assist in university redeployment, redundancy and retirement situations. Please go to their stand to meet them and find out about their services and prices and how they can support your employees through times of change. Win a bottle of bubbly too!

 Exhibitor and Newcomers' Welcome Reception and Cocktail Excursion Sponsor

 

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www.penna.com

 

Penna is a global recruitment business with an exceptional track record, providing recruitment solutions.  We passionately believe that the people in organisations make the difference. As specialists in the HE sector, we have over 50 institutions across the UK working with us. 

Our dedicated education team understand the challenges that you face and know how to find and engage the best talent for your university.  Our services range from complete end-to-end services to specialist, tailored support that can give you a competitive edge, including digital marketing, employer brand development, direct candidate sourcing, executive search and interim candidates. 

 Exhibitor and Tuesday Dinner and Quiz Sponsor

 

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www.pinsentmasons.com

Pinsent Masons is a global law firm with a market leading higher education team with over 25 years of experience advising more than 70 universities. 
 

 Exhibitor

 

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www.peopleinsight.co.uk

At People Insight, they design and deliver survey programmes throughout the employee lifecycle. But delivering insights is just the start; their focus is on helping you generate action and create behavioural change. They use the latest technology to gather data and surface insights. Then their experts ensure you are ready and equipped to use those insights to drive change that will impact your Organisation and People priorities. They have a team who are experienced working with the University.

They’d love to talk to you: • 0203 142 6511 • enquiry@peopleinsight.co.uk • www.peopleinsight.co.uk

 Gala Dinner Drinks Reception Sponsor

 

 

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www.saxbam.com

Saxton Bampfylde is a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, with 21 global partners and over 150 consultants worldwide.

Established in 1986 and an employee-owned firm, Saxton Bampfylde is recognised as a trusted advisor in education appointments and they are proud to have partnered with the world’s top 20 universities to find exceptional talent. They hold a 30 year track record of advising on leadership roles including: Vice-Chancellors; Pro Vice-Chancellors; Board positions and executive teams.

They also have a strong commercial practice, advising at Board level and across the C-Suite including: HR, Finance, Marketing, Strategy and Operations.

 Exhibitor and Hot Spot Sponsor

 

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www.searchhigher.com

From the same portfolio of businesses as sector-leading digital advertising business jobs.ac.uk, SearchHigher is an executive search organisation, sharing the jobs.ac.uk ethos of providing best-in-class service, tailored to the needs of higher education.

They work with both local and international organisations, from individual appointments through to larger scale campaigns, to bring in the required skills, experience and qualities needed. Visit them on stand 20 to find out how they can support your recruitment needs and discuss your career development.

 Exhibitor and Conference Pens Sponsor

 

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www.shma.co.uk

Shakespeare Martineau is a Top 50 law firm that combines creativity, commerciality and clarity. They work with leading organisations both in the public and private sector. Their multi-disciplinary team delivers a broad range of specialist legal services, and particularly stands out for its expertise across key sectors, including the education sector.

They have particular expertise of advising in the HE sector on HR issues. They pride themselves on protecting and growing organisations. Their approach goes beyond just legal solutions: clients trust them to advise on what’s possible, what’s prudent and what’s coming around the corner.

 Exhibitor and Crystal Maze Excursion Sponsor

 

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 www.simitive.com

Designed with Universities and used by more than 70 Universities, Simitive solutions connect people and their institutions, setting off a continuous process of enhancement and improvement providing the momentum for improved productivity, performance, transparency, efficiency and change. Simitive Living Review Delivers the quantitative and qualitative solutions to your appraisal challenges. Making Review a living process. Simitive Learning & Compliance Management Provides a real-time learning management platform for learning and HE specific compliance activities. Simitive Academic Workload Management & Modelling Provides planning, modelling and reporting to optimise the allocation of academics within a fair and transparent framework matched to University plans.

 Exhibitor and Hot Spot Sponsor

 

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SplashBI’s Workforce Analytics solution empowers organisations to make the best HR decisions by providing instant access to Actionable Intelligence throughout the enterprise.

 Exhibitor

 

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//jobs.theguardian.com/

The Guardian has been at the heart of the education sector for nearly 40 years. Every week on a Tuesday they publish vacancies as well as covering the latest news, features and topical content from the world of education. Digitally they are even stronger, with 117,000 education professionals visiting Guardian Jobs each month.

Get in touch with them today, call 0203 353 3400 or email further.education@theguardian.com

 Exhibitor

 

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www.timeshighereducation.com

THE is much more than a jobs board. Every hour of every day they engage with a global network of talented higher education professionals across online, print and mobile. 

 Hot Spot Sponsor

 

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www.tmpw.co.uk

TMP Worldwide (UK) are a leading partner for talent solutions. They work across the candidate lifecycle to find and deliver better talent for your organisation. Their solutions are grounded in science; pulling in detailed analysis, technical expertise and innovation, and then blending in the art of branding, creative thinking and inspiring ideas. They are fascinated by every stage of the candidate journey; from their creative and digital teams to their occupational psychologists, their capacity for full RPO provision, to niche specialist search and employer branding expertise – over decades, they’ve built a deep understanding of how to find and deliver better talent.

 Exhibitor

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www.unitempsfranchise.com

Started by the University of Warwick in 1997, Unitemps is a university-owned, campus-based recruitment service which seeks to address the key challenges in higher education, such as employability, compliance and financial limitations. With their heritage firmly grounded in the higher education sector, Unitemps is the employment solution placing candidates from the university and wider community in temporary, permanent, graduate and internship roles within the university and local businesses. The Unitemps franchise model was developed in 2010, and the network has grown rapidly, allowing universities to leverage significant cost savings and generate new revenue streams.

 Exhibitor and Walking Tour Sponsor

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www.vwv.co.uk/

VWV is a commercial UK law firm acting for clients nationally from offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham. They are a leading adviser to higher education institutions. They are recognised in Legal directories being top ranked in education. They are the top ranked firm under the One Stop Shop Lot of the National Legal Services Framework. They advise higher education clients on all employment related issues. Their higher education team is well-known for finding pragmatic and commercial solutions with a focus on helping clients understand and manage risk.

 Exhibitor

 

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www.webrecruit.co.uk

Webrecruit leads innovation and transformation in the recruitment industry, partnering to evolve your recruitment process, improve application and retention rates and maximise your return on investment. In 2001, they developed the UK’s first low-cost candidate sourcing and attraction model. Since then they’ve managed over 80,000 campaigns, constantly improving on their services, and now provide a full range of in-house recruitment advertising agency services. Their advertising, resourcing and technology solutions have helped thousands of businesses to overcome their biggest recruitment challenges; whether that’s by reducing their recruitment agency reliance, cutting their costs from traditional advertising agencies or reducing their time-to-hire.

Delegate Pack Sponsor

 

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www.wittkiefferinternational.com

 

Witt/Kieffer International is the pre-eminent search firm in the world that dedicates its services to organisations that are committed to improving the quality of life. Their resources and tools are calibrated to serve a select group of industries, namely higher education and healthcare, while offering their clients access to leaders on a global scale. They search globally for the best, most committed and most creative academic leadership talent - with an in-depth understanding of the industries they serve, their networks, connections and market knowledge surpass that of generalist search firms. Their group consists of key hubs in London and Edinburgh and multiple locations in the USA. Globally, their group has over 120 consultants and 250 staff.

 

Exhibitor and Room Drop Gift Sponsor

 

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 www.workday.com/uk

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to FTSE100 enterprises have selected Workday.
   
   

 

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