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Manchester Central and Carlisle Support Services to host Security & FM event

Manchester Central and Carlisle Support Services invite you to their Security & FM event, 'The Innovation Lab'.

Carlisle Support Services will host their annual Security & FM event, the Innovation lab, at the iconic Manchester Central on 23rd February.

They are now pleased to share with you the schedule of content being delivered at this event and extend a personal invitation for you to join them, and Manchester Central’s respective professional networks, as they address key topics and explore forthcoming trends, challenges, purposeful initiatives, and pioneering solutions within the Security & FM sectors.

Headline speakers include Drew Povey, Influential Leadership Authority, Consultant and Author, Dr Paul Redmond, Researcher, Keynote Speaker and Employment Guru, Geoff Ramm, Speaker, Author and Customer Service Specialist, Russell Beck, People Strategy Expert, Figen Murray, Speaker and Lead Campaigner of Martyn’s Law and Former Chief Superintendent and Counter-Terrorism and Risk Director for Carlisle Support Services.

There will also be a panel discussion with Arriva Rail London HR Director, Oliver Grant, Head of UK Security Operations at Tesco, Emma Swail, Head of Retail Operations at Northern Rail, Jason Wade, and Safety Officer at Tottenham Hotspur, Eileen Williams.

In addition to the speakers above they will also be delivering the following sector and industry focused presentations on the new for 2023 ‘The Lab Stage’:

  • “The Future of Rail”How we increase positive outcomes across the UK Rail sector through collaboration and workplace reform
  • “Changing the Face of Security”How we recognise the challenges being faced in attracting and retaining new talent
  • “The ESG Agenda”How this topic has already started to take up more focus and will continue to grow in the next decade
  • “It is not a FREE railway!!”Presenting our national Revenue Protection and Civil Recovery solution for Rail and other aligned sectors
  • “What a good contract looks like”Hearing from procurement leaders as to how to procure and successfully deliver support services contracts
  • “Technology in FM” Looking at the returns that can be achieved through complementary strategies of combining People with Tech
  • “Good Employment Charter” – What are the key characteristics of what makes a good workplace and employer

As if the content wasn’t enough, the day will also see over 50 exhibitors showcase their latest and greatest offerings whilst also informing you with legislative changes on the horizon and industry insight from their world. You will be in great company as 400 delegates from across the security and FM sectors collocate with us in Manchester for a day of CPD, Networking, and thought provoking conversation.

Register for the event here.

For more information, please contact

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