Acorn at HR Conference

Our Director Hayley and members of the Acorn team were proud to attend and represent the business at the first annual HR conference. Held by Positive HR Forum, in collaboration with Staffordshire University.


What was the purpose of the conference? 


The theme of the HR Conference was ‘Getting HR Ready for 2023’. The purpose of the day was to explore the latest HR challenges that many businesses are facing up and down the UK. Then following on from this, how to equip your business with the tools to overcome these challenges, as well as how to get motivated for 2023.


Who attended? 


There was a range of individuals and businesses that attended the HR conference.

  • HR industry leaders
  • HR consultants
  • Business leaders
  • Wellbeing & engagement specialists
  • HR service providers


What happened on the day?


Acorn stand at HR conference


The Positive HR Forum certainly packed the conference full of things to do, and activities that all of our team found interesting and insightful. These included:

  • A range of workshops run by leading, industry experts, where some of the top HR challenges of 2023 were discussed
  • Inspirational guest speakers and presentations by Senior HR Leaders
  • A fully-packed exhibition area of HR, Business, and other related service stands
  • Question and answer sessions with a range of guest speakers and industry leaders

Plus, a fantastic lunch and a range of refreshments were provided throughout the day!


The Acorn Occupational Health Stand


Acorn stand at HR conference


Acorn stand at HR conference


What the team took away from the HR Conference


  • Many workplaces are facing similar or the same issues, regardless of their industry
  • The current climate is creating a lot of pressure on anxiety and stress for both companies and individuals
  • Numerous workplaces are interested in occupational health and wanted to understand how Acorn could support and help their business and employees
  • Businesses are actively implementing and taking positive steps to improve their occupational health, and were interested on how Acorn could help further
  • Awareness of the importance of well-being support and health surveillance has grown significantly
  • Theer are many positive people who want to make a change!


Plus, Acorn is very pleased to be supporting a new customer, following on from a conversation at the forum


Acorn stand at HR conference


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