Events

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EVENTS CALENDAR

We are hosting a series of events throughout the year providing you with the perfect opportunity to network with your peers. 

View photos from our events here.

To find out more about any of the events that we have hosted, or to express an interest in attending upcoming events, please contact:

London:

Sophie Atkinson, Events Executive
T: +44 (0)20 7509 8752
E: sophie.atkinson@robertwalters.com

Midlands, North & South East:

Jennifer Thorn, Events Executive
T: +44 (0)161 214 7400
E: jennifer.thorn@robertwalters.com

Leadership in Tax: Diversity & Inclusion in Tax, Breakfast Roundtable 
Wednesday 13th March 2019

The Robert Walters Tax division has the pleasure of inviting you to a Leaders in Tax Breakfast Roundtable on Wednesday 13th March.

Joining us will be three guest speakers: Rhonda Martin (Regional Director at the Center for Creative Leadership), Kieron O’Reilly (Employer Engagement Manager at the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion) and Liese Lord (Founder at The Lightbulb Tree) – who will be giving us knowledge and practical insights into achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce for the tax sector in a changing economic landscape.

A range of topics will be discussed, including:

  • The 2019 Gender Pay Gap Report
  • The Government and CIPD's joint 'Flexible Working Task Force' initiative
  • Strategies to enhance your team's talent attraction and engagement

We do hope that you can join us for what is set to be a thought provoking and enjoyable morning.

Leaders in Tax & Treasury: Roundtable Breakfast
Wednesday 28th November 2018 

Robert Walters hosted an event with support from guest speakers Rhonda Martin, Regional Director at the Centre for Creative Leadership and Erica Sonsa, CEO and Career Navigation Coach at Career Matters who will give us some insightful knowledge regarding leaders in tax and treasury.

Key topics of discussion: 

  • Practical solutions & measures for Improving Gender/Cultural Diversity
  • Managing the equilibrium of modern day working commitments (e.g. dual career families, caring commitments)

Empowering Women Panel Event - Gender Diversity and culture change in the workplace
Tuesday 20th March 2018 

Robert Walters hosted a four panel Empowering Women in the Workplace breakfast event at the Ivy Club in Covent Garden. Our panel of business and diversity leaders (Rhonda Martin, Sunaina Sinha, Erica Sosna and Kieron O'Reilly) discussed key topics relating to gender diversity and cultural change in the workplace.

Empowering Women Panel Event - The Value of Mentoring 
Thursday 8th March 2018 

Robert Walters Birmingham hosted a 5 panel Empowering Women in the Workplace event on International Women's Day. We were joined by Amanda Murphy (HSBC), Parminder Fells (Deutsche Bank), Joanne Hanley (Lloyds Banking Group and WiBF Board Member), Melanie Williams (DWF), Julia Lowe (Higgs & Sons) who discussed their thoughts on mentoring.

Empowering Women Breakfast - The Value of Mentoring 
Wednesday 29th November 2017

For the launch of the latest Robert Walters whitepaper, The Value of Mentoring: Empowering Women in the Workplace, we held an event at Robert Walters head office in Covent Garden. Rhonda Martin, Board Member of City Women’s Networks and Regional Director of Center of Creative Leadership - UK, Ireland and Nordics, spoke on the role mentoring can play in attracting and retaining women in your business, including case studies of successful mentoring programmes.

Empowering Women Breakfast - Closing the Gender Pay Gap 
Thursday 19th October 2017

Robert Walters provided an opportunity to hear from Sally Bucknell, Director of Diversity and inclusiveness at Ernst & Young on how she is addressing and actioning the subject of closing the gender pay gap. Sally is Director of Diversity & Inclusiveness at EY and has over 25 years of experience in HR roles and leads on change and organisational development.

Empowering Women in the Workplace - Diversity, Mentoring & Leadership Networking Evening
Wednesday 11th October 2017

We were delighted to have secured an expert panel of four professionals from various industry backgrounds, who offered their thoughts and experiences around the challenges faced by women in business. There were two sessions on the evening. One around the benefits of a structured mentoring programme to support the development of women into senior positions. The second discussed ways in which companies can encourage women into leadership positions.

Women in Leadership Evening
Thursday 11th May 2017

As part of our ongoing Empowering Women in the Workplace campaign Robert Walters hosted a Women in Leadership event on Thursday 11th May 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Birmingham. There was an expert panel of four professionals from various industry backgrounds, who offered their thoughts and experiences around the challenges faced by women in business. They also discussed ways in which companies can encourage women into leadership positions.

Empowering Women Breakfast - Managing Maternity Differently
Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Robert Walters hosted our first breakfast of the 2017 Empowering Women in the Workplace series. The event, held at our offices in Covent Garden, featured Lisa Barnwell, Maternity Coach, Consultant and Founder of Bumps and the Boardroom. Lisa discussed the changes businesses must embrace in order to attract, retain and promote their female talent and nurture the emotional intelligence of their men.

Empowering Women in the Workplace - Banking & Operations Networking Lunch
Thursday 8th December 2016

Robert Walters hosted a networking lunch for senior female professionals in banking and operations in Manchester on Thursday 8th December 2016.

Empowering Women in the Workplace - Compliance & Risk Networking Lunch
Wednesday 16th November 2016

Robert Walters hosted a networking lunch for senior female professionals in compliance and risk in Birmingham on Wednesday 16th November 2016.

Women in Business - Birmingham Networking Evening
Wednesday 9th November 2016

Excellent opportunity to network with like-minded senior female professionals in OPUS at Cornwall Street.

Empowering Women in the Workplace - Helping Women to the 'Top of Their Game'
Manchester Breakfast Seminar
Tuesday 11th October 2016

Robert Walters hosted a breakfast seminar in our Spinningfields office offering an opportunity for professionals from across the region to network. The event featured guest speaker Jennifer Atkinson, CEO of International Travel Connections and participant in the recent BBC documentary ‘The Millionaires’ Holiday Club’. 

Attracting and Engaging Women Returning to the Workforce 
Johannesburg Breakfast Seminar 
Friday 12th August 2016 

Robert Walters launched its new research piece as part of the Empowering Women programme, a guide for employers on attracting and engaging female professionals who have taken a career break. The Johannesburg event held in conjunction with CONQA Sport featured guest speakers Dr Boitumelo Phetla, Helen Nicholson and Annah Watkinson. 

Attracting and Engaging Women Returning to the Workforce
Birmingham Panel Seminar
Wednesday 8th June 2016

An expert panel of six professionals from various industry backgrounds offered their thoughts and experiences around the challenges faced by women in business and ways businesses can attract, retain and develop women in the workplace. The evening included a Q&A session from the audience. 

Attracting and Engaging Women Returning to the Workforce 
Manchester Breakfast Seminar
Tuesday 7th June 2016

Robert Walters launched its research piece as part of the Empowering Women programme, a guide for employers on attracting and engaging female professionals who have taken a career break. The Manchester event featured guest speaker Leigh Bowman-Perks.

Empowering Women in the Workplace - Is Negotiation a Man's Game?
Tuesday 31st May 2016

Robert Walters hosted an evening seminar in our Covent Garden offices that explored how gender can potentially influence outcomes at the negotiation table and why negotiation matters both in and out of the workplace. The event featured guest speaker Natalie Reynolds.

Empowering Women in the Workplace - South Africa Launch Event
Thursday 26th May 2016

Robert Walters hosted a networking evening at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton to launch our new whitepaper focused on gender diversity and leadership within businesses.

Women in Financial Services Networking Lunch
Thursday 21st April 2016

Robert Walters hosted a networking lunch at Hotel du Vin in Birmingham for women working in the financial services sector in the West Midlands.

Women Working in Financial Crime Breakfast Round Table
Wednesday 13th April 2016

The round table provided a forum for discussions around recent developments in the financial crime sector and their impact on female professionals.

Attracting and Engaging Women Returning to the Workforce - Breakfast Seminar
Wednesday 13th April 2016

Robert Walters launched its new research piece as part of the Empowering Women programme, a guide for employers on attracting and engaging female professionals who have taken a career break. The event featured guest speaker Leigh Bowman-Perks.

CONQA Women Empowerment Breakfast
Tuesday 23 February 2016

Robert Walters hosted senior women in business at the CONQA Women’s Networking Breakfast at the Maslow Hotel.

Women in Risk - Evening Q&A
Thursday 11th February 2016

The Robert Walters specialist risk recruitment consultants hosted a Q&A and networking evening at our Covent Garden head quarters for female professionals working in the risk industry.

Champagne Life - Private Viewing at the Saatchi Gallery
Tuesday 12th January 2016

As corporate patrons of the Saatchi Gallery in London, Robert Walters hosted a private viewing of the Champagne Life exhibition taking place at the gallery.

Women in Business Networking Lunch - Women in Banking Operations
Wednesday 2nd December 2015

The Robert Walters operations recruitment team in London hosted a networking lunch for senior women working in banking operations at London's Duck & Waffle restaurant.

Empowering Women in the Workplace - San Francisco launch evening
Thursday 19th November 2015

Robert Walters  hosted a networking evening at District Wine Bar in San Francisco to launch our new whitepaper focused on gender diversity and leadership within businesses.

The Story of Green & Black's - Jo Fairley Empowering Women Seminar
Tuesday 10th November 2015

Robert Walters hosted a seminar featuring guest speaker Jo Fairley, founder of global Fairtrade chocolate company Green & Black's.

Women in Business - Birmingham Networking Evening
Tuesday 22nd October 2015

Robert Walters hosted a networking dinner and evening for senior female professionals in Birmingham on Tuesday 22nd October 2015.

Women in Business - Manchester Networking Evening
Thursday 15th October 2015

Robert Walters hosted a networking dinner and evening for senior female professionals at Neighbourhood Restaurant in Manchester on Thursday 15th October 2015.

Women in Technology - Robert Walters & Prince's Trust Networking Evening
Tuesday 13th October 2015

Robert Walters co-hosted a networking evening with the Prince's Trust for senior female professionals working in IT in Birmingham on Tuesday 13th October 2015.

Future Leaders - Women in Compliance
Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Robert Walters hosted a seminar and networking evening for senior female professionals working in compliance at our head office in Covent Garden on Tuesday 22nd September 2015. 

Guest speaker was Robyn Grew, Global Chief Compliance Officer at Man Group.

Women in Tech - San Francisco Networking Evening
Thursday 27th August 2015

Robert Walters hosted a networking dinner and networking evening for senior female professionals working in technology in San Francisco on Thursday 27th August 2015.

Empowering Women in the Workplace Campaign Launch 
Boujis Members Club ~ Victoria & Albert Museum - Monday 20th July 2015

The launch of our Empowering Women in the Workplace programme was at the  Boujis Members Club followed by an exclusive showing of the Alexander McQueen 'Savage Beauty' exhibition at the Victoria & Albert museum.

Women in Business Milton Keynes Networking Evening
Thursday 9th July 2015

Robert Walters hosted a networking dinner and evening for over 40 senior female professionals in Milton Keynes on Thursday 9th July 2015.

Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty - Private Viewing 
Victoria & Albert Museum - Wednesday 8th July 2015

As corporate patrons of the V&A Museum, Robert Walters hosted an exclusive private viewing of the hugely popular Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show
No. 11 Pimlico ~ Chelsea Flower Show - Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd May 2015

On Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd May our specialist recruitment teams hosted a networking lunch at No. 11 Pimlico for senior female professionals, followed by a visit to the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Women in Compliance Wine Tasting
Vinopolis - Thursday 7th May 2015

Robert Walters hosted a wine tasting and networking event for female compliance officers working in financial services organisations at Vinopolis, a wine specialist in London Bridge.

Women in Risk Networking Evening
Sauterelle - Royal Exchange - Thursday 23rd April 2015

The Robert Walters specialist risk recruitment consultants hosted a networking evening at Sauterelle in the Royal Exchange for female professionals working in the risk industry.