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About the Speakers                                                                                                                                                                                                 Booking form                                           Please fill in the details below (IN BLOCK CAPITALS):                                                                      Keynote address by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Costs:                                                                                                                                                                          Cherie Booth QC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Members                       £275 + VAT membership number ……….........………..
                                Cherie Booth QC                                                                                                                                                                    Non-members                   £350 + VAT
                                                                                                         Chris Ainslie
                                Cherie Booth QC is a barrister, mother of four children and the wife
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Please book ............ place(s) at the ‘Hours to Suit’ conference, Central London on 22 May 2007
                                                                                                         Chris Ainslie is the Managing Director of the System
                                of the British Prime Minister Tony Blair. She was born in Bury in 1954   Integrators (SI) & Channel Partners directorate within BTGS.
                                and moved shortly afterwards to Liverpool where she grew up.             Since joining BT in November 2005 Chris has reorganised                                                   Surname ............................................................ First Name ...........................................................
                                                                                                         the SI directorate to be a major channel to market for BT
                                After studying Law at the London School of Economics (LSE), she          Global Services delivering over £550 million of revenue last fiscal.                                      Position ............................................................. Organisation .........................................................
                                came top of her year in her bar examinations and was called to the
                                Bar in 1976. She became a Queen’s Counsel in 1995 and now                Chris’ career spans 16 years in sales at organisations such as Energis and Hewlett Packard. At



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                                specialises in Public, Employment and European Community Law
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                                                                                                         Hewlett Packard Chris was the Sales Director for Public Sector where he grew business from
                                at Matrix Chambers, Gray’s Inn, London. She is a Recorder and            $30million to just over $1billion in a four year period and where he helped in the integration of
                                Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn and an Honorary Bencher of King’s Inn,          Compaq computers.                                                                                         .......................................................................................................... Postcode ...............................
                                Dublin. She is a founder member of the European Employment
                                Lawyers Association and the European Women Lawyers Association.          Most recently in 2003 Chris saw a new challenge – to help turn around the telecommunications              Phone .................................................................... Fax ...................................................................
                                                                                                         company Energis. Joining as the Sales Director for Public Sector, he was soon promoted to Head of
She married Tony Blair in 1980 and contested the parliamentary seat of Thanet North in 1983 for
the Labour Party.

Away from work she likes to spend as much time as possible with her children. Her other interests
                                                                                                         Indirect Sales where he had major success. As reported in the FT, Energis’s main growth came from
                                                                                                         the indirect channel that he led and he was a major contributor in delivering Energis’ first profit for
                                                                                                         seven years.
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include reading, the theatre and keeping fit.                                                            Chris has specific interest in motivational leadership, talent management and work-life balance where
                                                                                                         he has acted as a consultant to various blue chip companies including PwC. His interest in work-life
                                                                                                         balance is underlined by his working a four day week for BT.
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Meg Munn MP                                                                                              Of course there’s more to Chris than his career. A keen sportsman, he recently cycled from London         I I cannot attend, but please reserve me a set of the full conference papers plus a copy of the
                                                                                                         to Paris for charity and likes sailing. Chris is 38 years old, married with three young boys and lives    Hours to Suit report and invoice me for £99 (members’ rate £75 Mem No:....................................)
Meg was elected in June 2001 as the Labour / Co-operative MP for                                         in Warwick.
Sheffield Heeley. Meg joined the Department for Communities and                                                                                                                                                    Cancellations must be received no later than 10 days before the event. After that date we are unable to give
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   refunds – but you are welcome to send a colleague in your place. Please advise us of any dietary or other
Local Government in May 2006. Prior to this, she held the same                                                                                                                                                     requirements at the time of booking.
position at the Department of Trade and Industry. She has previously
been Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Minister for                                                                                                                                                     If you would like information on other aspects of our work, please tick below:
Children, Margaret Hodge, and chair of the Women’s Committee of                                                                                                                                                    I Please add me to your mailing list            I Forthcoming events
the Parliamentary Labour Party and Chair of the Co-operative Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   I Membership of Working Families                I Working Families research reports
of MPs.
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Meg was brought up in the constituency she now represents. She
went on to study at York University and later at Nottingham University.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Balance At Work Consultancy is pleased to offer two packages which will help your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   organisation introduce flexible working at senior levels:                                                                                                              22nd May 2007
As a trained social worker Meg worked in Berkshire, Nottinghamshire,                                                                                                                                               I Senior level audit: looking at the opportunities for part-time work in your organisation
Barnsley, Wakefield and York. Meg was a City Councillor in Nottingham between 1987 and 1991,
and before becoming an MP she was the Assistant Director for Children’s Services at the City of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   I Executive work-life coaching: how to work flexibly at senior levels                                                                                                  9.15am - 4.30pm
York Council.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Working Families is registered under the Data Protection Act and all information you supply through this response
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Meg’s interests include social enterprise, education, children and young people, social welfare and
Europe. She has been a member of the Labour Party for over 30 years and a member of the
Co-operative Party for over 20 years.                                                                                                                                                                              Please return this booking form to, or for enquiries contact:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Claire Green, Working Families, 1-3 Berry Street, London EC1V 0AA
Meg has been an active member of the Methodist Church for over 25 years. She is also multi-lingual,                                                                                                                tel 020 7253 7243 fax 020 7253 6253                                                                                                                             Sponsored by
speaking fluent French and German and conversational Italian.                                                                                                                                                      email events@workingfamilies.org.uk
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Hours to Suit                                                                 Working Flexibly at Senior and Managerial Levels
This major conference will tackle                                                                                                                                                                                                                           This is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            must attend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Why attend this conference?
one of the myths of work-life                                                  22nd May 2007                                   Sponsored by                            11.55   Case Study:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            event for:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Join forward looking organisations who are addressing this issue
                                                                                                                                                                               Can a Director really work flexibly? Yes they can!
integration – that some jobs are too                                           9.15am - 4.30pm                                                                                 • The HP approach to flexible working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            decision             Hear the latest in work redesign and evidence to prove that flexible
senior to be worked flexibly.                                                  Venue in Central London –
                                                                               to be confirmed 24 hours before the event due to security reasons
                                                                                                                                                                               • What does this translate to in reality?
                                                                                                                                                                               • What’s the point? What does this give to HP?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            makers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 working at senior and managerial level can be successful both for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the employee and for the organisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            HR
                                                                                                                                                                               Neta Tully, Director, Technology Solutions Group Marketing, UK&I, HP
Too often the mindset that working flexibly beyond a certain level is                                                                                                                                                                                       professionals -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            directors and        Learn from the experience of a range of employers and take away
impossible pervades an organisation. The negative effects of this                                                                                                      12.15   Case Study:                                                                  managers
thinking can permeate through, undermining diversity, performance
and organisational effectiveness.                                              The Programme                                                                                   Job sharing – the win:win formula?
                                                                                                                                                                               • 19 years in 7 different jobs!                                              Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 their bright ideas to use in your organisation

                                                                                                                                                                               • What’s in it for the employer?                                             strategists          Take the opportunity to network with your peers and discuss the
This conference will challenge those views and prove it is possible to         9.15      Registration and coffee                                                               Maggy Pigott and Judith Killick, Joint Executive Directors,                                       issues in-depth
                                                                                                                                                                               Judicial Studies Board, Department for Constitutional Affairs                Diversity and
successfully deliver outputs whilst working flexibly at a senior level.
                                                                               9.45      Welcome                                                                                                                                                            inclusion
                                                                                         Anne Erni, Managing Director and Chief Diversity Officer, Lehman Brothers     12.40   Question and answer session                                                  managers
If organisations are serious about engendering a work-life balance
culture which embeds throughout an organisation they need to
                                                                               9.50      Opening remarks                                                               1.00    Lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Policy makers     Hours to Suit Research
recognise that it applies to senior as well as junior jobs.                              Sarah Jackson, Chief Executive, Working Families                                                                                                                   Trade union
                                                                                                                                                                       2.00    Meg Munn MP                                                                  reps              Compelling case studies will answer the questions that
                                                                               10.00     Keynote address: Cherie Booth QC                                                      Deputy Minister for Women and Equality                                                         you want to ask – how does it work in practice?
Why is it important?                                                                     Introduced by John Phizackerley, Managing Director and
                                                                                         Chief Administrative Officer, Europe, Lehman Brothers                         2.30    Panel discussion                                                                               Groundbreaking research from Working Families will profile, in detail,
                                                                                                                                                                               Chaired by Andrew Main Wilson, COO, Institute of Directors                                     people who are working flexibly in senior and high level jobs to show
The issue of the lack of part-time work at senior and managerial levels        10.30     Hours to Suit – Findings of the research report                                       Michelle Mendelsson, EMEA Co-Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Credit Suisse
is high on the agenda. There is still considerable suspicion that senior                                                                                                                                                                                                      that it can be done.
                                                                                         Pam Walton, Balance at Work, Researcher                                               Antony Rush, Executive Director and Head of European Tax, Lehman Brothers
and managerial roles, or certain types of jobs, cannot be effectively                                                                                                          Julian Taylor, Partner, Simmons & Simmons
worked on reduced hours or on a flexible basis. This can be a real             11.00     Coffee and networking                                                                 Siobhan Endean, Head of Equality, Amicus                                                       The research will address the following areas: the business case;
barrier to men and women reaching their potential if they choose to                                                                                                                                                                                                           managing the team; delivering outputs; communication; workload;
work other than full time.                                                     11.30     Case Study:                                                                   3.45    Hours to Suit – Reflections from a business perspective                                        promotion; personal development and training.
                                                                                         Who says Senior Business executives                                                   Rachel Campbell, Head of People Management, KPMG
                                                                                         don’t have a life outside of work?                                                                                                                                  Copies of        In addition to investigating how individual arrangements work, the
In addition it can lead to a huge waste of talent for organisations if                                                                                                                                                                                     the report will
employees choose to leave when they are unable to work the hours                         • Self discipline is essential albeit challenging                             4.15    Closing remarks                                                                                research will investigate how a strategy of flexibility at senior levels fits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           be distributed
                                                                                         • Retention of talent by changing the motivational levers                             Anne Erni, Managing Director and                                                               into the wider organisational context. Central to this will be an
that suits the rest of their lives. Organisations need to think flexibly if
they are to retain their best talent.
                                                                                         Chris Ainslie, Vice President of Systems Integrators & Channel Partners, BT           Chief Diversity Officer, Lehman Brothers                                     FREE              exploration of how effective management can be done on a flexible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to delegates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              basis, and how you can profitably harvest the effects of fundamental
                                                                                                                                                                       4.30    Close
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              work re-organisation.



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