TALiNT PointSix Predictions 2021

A uniquely insightful look at the year ahead for Recruitment and RPO leaders. 


24th Feb 2021
9:30 – 13:00
Free for
Recruitment & RPO Leaders

About the Event

Join us on Wednesday 24th February 2021 for PointSix Predictions – a uniquely insightful look at the year ahead for Recruitment and RPO leaders. 

This interactive event combines thought-leadership from industry advisers and business experts with peer learning and insight from some of the sector’s TIARA-winning recruitment and talent solutions leaders to help you make better strategic and tactical decisions in 2021. 

Drawing upon the best insights and predictions from our PointSix members and partners, this event will offer expert perspectives on how to maximise growth opportunities while building high-performing teams.  

The first session will focus on how to adapt to new client and candidate expectations, with advice on how to optimise talent tech and new talent acquisition models to build longterm loyalty. 

The second session will look at how recruitment and RPO companies should adapt to new workforce and workplace trends, with advice on how to maximise brand, training, and purpose to become employers of choice. 


Alex Evans

Programme Director
TALiNT Partners

Andy Daniel

Commercial Director
TALiNT Partners

Ken Brotherston

Managing Director
TALiNT Partners

Debra Sparshott

Programme Director
TALiNT Partners

Jill Bassett

Operations & Board Director
ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions

Adam Hawkins

Head of Search & Staffing UK&I

Ryan McCabe


Karima Green

Global Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement Lead

Professor Emma Parry

Professor of Human Resource Management
Cranfield School of Management

Ashley Lawrence

Founder & CEO

Gary Elden OBE

Amoria Bond

Rebecca Lauder-Fletcher

Group Marketing Manager
Source Group International

James Chorley

Relationship Director

Vicki Codd

Group Marketing Director
NES Fircroft

James Saoulli



Steve Leach

Group MD
Alexander Mann Solutions


Session 1: Adapting to new client & candidate demands

  • 09:30 - 09:35: Welcome – Alex Evans & Andy Daniel, TALiNT Partners
  • 09:35 - 09:45: Presentation Q&A - What are the post-pandemic priorities for TA teams in 2021? Debra Sparshott & Ken Brotherston, TALiNT Partners
  • 09:45 - 10:10: Panel – What new TA trends & challenges will drive innovation?

Shortlisting, Assessing, Compliance, Upskilling & Onboarding from high volume applications whilst improving candidate experience and client service 


  • Jill Bassett, Operations & Board Director, ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions
  • Adam Hawkins, Head of Search & Staffing UK&I, LinkedIn
  • Steve Leach, Group MD, Alexander Mann Solutions
  • 10:10 - 10:35: Panel – How can Recruiters & RPOs be better D&I partners?

Talent pipelines, gender decoded ads, blind CVs, video interviews, better collaboration between recruiters & RPOs, and educating clients 

  • Karima Green, Global Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement Lead, SThree
  • James Saoulli, CEO, Rullion
  • 10:35 - 10:55: Roundtable on TA trends
  • 10:55 - 11:00: Break

Session 2: Building a better employer brand

  • 11:00 - 11:25: Panel – Update on Brexit, IR35, umbrella companies and payroll

Latest HMRC guidance, implications for recruiters & RPOs, and how they can better support contractors and clients in the UK and EU 

  • 11:25 - 11:50: Adapting to post-pandemic leadership challenges

Leading, managing & coaching remote teams, improving productivity, how to use personal brand and purpose, enabling autonomy & intrapreneurship & how to lead through crisis and change  

  • Ryan McCabe, CEO, Odro
  • Professor Emma Parry, Professor of Human Resource Management, Cranfield School of Management
  • Ashley Lawrence, Founder & CEO, Trinnovo
  • Gary Elden OBE, Chairperson, Amoria Bond
  • 11:50 - 11:55: Break
  • 11:55 - 12:20: Panel Q&A – Optimising brand to attract consultants & candidates

How to use content, advocacy, thought leadership, how to leverage personal brand, how to improve sales & marketing collaboration, and how to build an attractive employer brand  

  • Rebecca Lauder-Fletcher, Marketing Manager, SGI
  • James Chorley, Relationship Director, PeopleScout
  • Vicki Codd, Global Marketing Director, NES Fircroft
  • 12:20 - 12:50: Roundtable
  • 12:50 - 13:00 - Close


2020 Testimonials

" An excellent event! Well-organised, a wide range of topics and informed speakers, and also, a very accessible, centrally-based venue too!! "
John Gwynne
CMG Consulting
"TALiNT continue to lead the way in informed, current events for the recruitment industry. A strong mix of recruitment leaders - always full of opinions and always ready to learn."
David Pye
To Augment

24th Feb 2021

09:30 – 13:00

Free for
Recruitment & RPO Leaders


James Saoulli

James is the CEO of Rullion, a £400 million pound turnover, family-owned recruitment and workforce solution consultancy. For the last four years, he’s been recognised as an industry leader on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 Europe list.

With an MBA and an MSc in Economics, James brings an analytical and data driven approach to Rullion and is particularly passionate about diversity and inclusion and the changing nature of working life.

Steve Leach
Group MD
Alexander Mann Solutions

Steve has served as a member of Alexander Mann Solutions’ Executive Team since 2005.  Having joined the business in 1999, Steve has held a variety of operational, management and executive roles and is currently Managing Director, UK & Ireland. 

Passionate about enabling the AMS team to be the best they can be, Steve’s focus is working with our clients to develop relationships and solutions to enable success through the delivery of innovative, value creating Talent Acquisition and Management solutions. 

A recognised thought leader, Steve is a regular contributor to news articles and fundamentally believes that people are the foundation of success.