1 year ago
Cummins Mellor Managing Director Michelle Mellor will feature as a guest panellist at Business Cloud’s latest event, ‘Lancashire’s Untold Digital Story’ in Chorley on 14th November 2018.
The half-day conference will open up all aspects of the county’s digital story to reveal what the future looks like for our county.
Lancashire has reinvented itself from the days when it employed 440,000 people and produced half of the world’s cotton.
These days the county is leading the charge in the world of digital and technology.
Earlier this year, Lancashire underlined its ambitions with the launch of the UK’s first Digital Skills Partnership, which identified improving skill levels as a top priority and saw Google commit to train 1,000 people and businesses through its Google Digital Garage programme.
Lancashire is now at the vanguard of the digital revolution, from universities bridging the gap between the classroom and the business world; state-of the-art companies at the cutting edge of technology; to proactive local authorities.
Commenting on why she’s passionate about being on the panel of speakers at the event, Michelle Said;
“My whole business career has been built around my passion for people and placing them in jobs.
The future of work is increasingly becoming todays reality for millions of workers and companies. Automation, robotization, the digital landscape and the division of labour between humans, machines and algorithms are the tasks and challenges we in all sectors of industry are faced with today.
Whilst growing occupations around technology and machines is without doubt fundamental to the skills needed in the future, human traits and the softer skills are also very much in demand to enhance the digital revolution.
We need to be ready for both to succeed in the future trends expected.”
You can register to attend the event here;
Other guest speakers on the day will include;
January 8, 2020
The look and feel of our workplaces are changing, so we recently launched a brand-new dress policy across the Cummins Mellor family of businesses called ‘dress for your day’ (DYFD) as a way of empowering our colleagues.Read full story
December 17, 2019
In April 2020, the UK government is proposing to extend IR35 to the private sector. Is your business ready for the change? When the reforms are put into place, large and medium sized companies will have to decide whether contractors need to pay income tax and NICs.Read full story
November 15, 2019
The annual BYZ Quiz Quest, held on Thursday 15th Novemver raised £15,170, which will go towards the Youth Zone’s ‘Get a Job’ programme, facilitated by the team at Blackburn Youth Zone. This programme is aimed at supporting young people aged 16 – 24 years, gain the right skills for employment.Read full story
October 16, 2019
Cummins Mellor have successfully completed the first series of their free Tune in to Talent workshops for Lancashire’s HR leaders in a bid to keep top talent in our county. With employment rates at their highest since the 1970’s, the talent pool is becoming increasingly squeezed.Read full story