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Unlocking peak performance through your employees’ financial wellbeing

A research survey we commissioned in May 2023 of more than 500 business owners revealed that nearly a third (30%) see financial wellbeing, amid the cost-of-living-crisis, as the biggest worry for their employees.

Join fellow people and benefits leaders at a special face-to-face event, with a panel of experts to explore the impact of poor financial wellbeing on your workforce and the actions organisations are taking to improve their key business metrics. 

Who will you hear from

The event includes a keynote speech from Dr Amanda Henwood, a behavioural psychologist with a PhD in wellbeing, from leading behavioural science consultancy Influence at Work.

Dr Henwood will explore the post covid and cost of living implications creating inequity in the workplace today, and the benefits of fostering an environment to thrive at a time when expectations of employers are higher than even before.

This will be followed by a panel discussion, giving you the opportunity to hear from a fantastic line up of people experts providing top tips and solutions to support your people strategy. The panel includes:

  • Benne Peto, Chief People Officer, Evelyn Partners
  • Dr Amanda Henwood, Behavioural Psychologist, Influence At Work
  • Heidi Allan, Head of Financial Wellbeing, LCP
  • Elaine Huttley, Business Employment Partner, Irwin Mitchell
  • Charlotte Fairhurst, Director, Moneyhealth, Evelyn Partners 

What you can expect to hear

Introducing and developing a programme to support the financial health of your employees can reap many opportunities. The panel will discuss:

  • Why you should care about your employees financial wellbeing
  • The link between financial wellbeing and mental wellbeing
  • Strategies and solutions to deal with stress in the workplace
  • Employee benefits – expectations from today’s workforce
  • How can poor financial wellbeing impact performance, culture and costs?
  • The business case for supporting employee financial wellbeing
  • Key considerations when choosing a financial wellbeing solution

Attendees will receive a copy of the latest LCP Financial Wellbeing report.

There will be an opportunity to put your questions to the panel and meet other CPOs, HRDs and Heads of People, for breakfast and networking.

Timings for the event are: 

8:30am - 8:55am Arrival, networking and breakfast
8:55am - 9:00am Welcome from Benne Peto, Chief People Officer, Evelyn Partners
9:00am - 9:30am Keynote from Dr Amanda Henwood
9:30am - 10:00am Panel discussion chaired by Charlotte Fairhurst, in conversation with Dr Amanda Henwood, Heidi Allan, Elaine Huttley and Benne Peto
10:00 - 10:15am Panel Q&A
10:15am - 10:45am Networking and close



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Group Chief People Officer

Benne Peto

Benne is Group Chief People Officer and a member of our Group Executive Committee (GEC).

She joined Evelyn Partners in 2019 from Cabot Credit Management Group (CCM), a consumer credit services company, where she was Group Chief Risk Officer. Benne has more than 10 years’ experience in financial services, namely with CCM and Lloyds Banking Group. She has also held numerous senior HR positions in retail including at the Kingfisher Group and has been a management consultant with Accenture.

She is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (MCIPD).

Amanda Henwood
Principal Behavioural Scientist, Influence At Work

Dr Amanda Henwood

Dr Amanda Henwood is a Principal Behavioural Scientist with 8 years of academic and practical experience in wellbeing and behavioural science. Her experience includes applying behavioural science and wellbeing insights to public policy, digital applications designed for personal and organisational use, and contributing to evolving research on wellbeing measurement. Amanda gained her PhD in Psychological and Behavioural Science from the London School of Economics and her MSc in Psychology from the University of St Andrews. Her research has featured in top tier journals, podcasts, blog posts as well as wide reach popular media and magazines.

Heidi Allan
Head of Financial Wellbeing, LCP

Heidi Allan

Heidi has been in the pension and employee benefits industry since the early 1990s and has worked for organisations from both a consultancy and provider perspective.  Over the last decade she has produced and authored a number of thought leadership papers on many facets of employee wellbeing.  Heidi helps clients to understand their workforce and the challenges they may be facing, supporting them in providing a valued, engaging, and well-communicated benefits package. 

Elaine Huttley
Partner, Irwin Mitchell

Elaine Huttley

Elaine has considerable experience of contentious and non-contentious employment work including tribunal litigation and advocacy, advising clients on day to day employment issues including disciplinary and grievance issues, drafting contracts and policy documents. She also deals with corporate transactional work and has a particular interest in high level employment disputes involving shareholders and/or senior executives.

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Charlotte Fairhurst

Investment management

Charlotte joined Evelyn Partners as a Director in 2021. She now leads business development for Evelyn Partners’ Financial Wellbeing proposition, working with corporate partners to achieve happier, healthier and more productive workforces.

Charlotte also focuses on growing and developing Evelyn Partners’ community of entrepreneurs, spotting opportunities to help founders and business leaders take the next step, in business and in life.

She also drives the relationships with a number of key strategic partners across business, legal and accountancy.

Time & Location

45 Gresham St, London EC2V 7AF, UK
08:30 - 10:45 GMT

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