How to Attract Top Talent in the Competitive Berkshire Job Market

Competition is fierce for top talent in the Thames Valley Berkshire job market. And to grow your business, you’ll need to recruit, train and retain the best staff.

Access to Talent is a new report from the London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme. Through interviews with the mentors and members of the Business Growth Programme, the report examines how to attract, retain and lead top talent and how to engage remote teams.

Additionally, it explores the HR challenges for startups, the advantages that being a startup offers staff and the potential solutions and the benefits of getting employee engagement right. The issues of hiring digital talent, and ensuring an inclusive workforce, are also covered.

Topics covered include:

  • Attracting Top Talent
  • Retaining Talent
  • Managing Remote Teams
  • Leadership 
  • Maintaining culture & values as you scale

London & Partners is also hosting a free event featuring experts from the report to discuss issues including: recruiting to company culture and values, engaging remote workers and ensuring company culture is maintained when scaling.

At the event, hear from experts including:

Hayley Caspers – What’s Possible

Melina Jacovou – Propel London

Ruben Kostucki – Makers Academy

Nina Hancock – Culture Amp

Dee Murphy – Jobbio

Tom Charman – KOMPAS

Felicia Meyerowitz Singh – AkoniHub


8.30 – 9.00 – Registration, breakfast & networking

9.00 – 9.15 – Introduction to London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme

9.15 – 10.15 – Panel 1: the why, what and how of company culture followed by Q&A

10.15 – 10.30 – Comfort break

10.30 – 11.30 – Panel 2: growing a team – recruitment & retention followed by Q&A

11.30 – 12.30 – Closing remarks, event wrap-up and open networking with lunch

The Berkshire Growth Hub also offers free, 1-1 HR advice clinics. Ask an expert about how to tackle ‘people problems’ at upcoming sessions in Reading or Bracknell.

A full list of Berkshire Growth Hub business advice clinics can be found here.

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