2017 Creating Happy Workplaces in the Public Sector

At this one-day conference, organised by Happy and hosted by the National Audit Office, attendees discovered about change coming to the public sector – and learnt how to create that culture in their organisation. With speakers from the National Audit Office, GCHQ, Government Digital Service and Monmouthshire County Council, they learnt how to implement ideas such as “freedom within a framework,” how to help staff to work to their strengths, and create workplaces based on trust to lead to better service for the public.

Watch clips and read excerpts from the conference

Below are some of the highlights from the Creating Happy Workplaces in the Public Sector conference held on 22nd February 2017. Find out more in this selection of related blogs and videos on topics covered at the event.

The Happy Manifesto: A 'Pisstaker’s Charter'?

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The Importance of Communication When Transforming an Organisation’s Culture

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Next Conference: 2024 Happy Workplaces Conference

Our Happy Workplaces Conference is our biggest event of the year, and we'd love for you to join us on Wednesday 15th May.

This will be a hybrid event — we will host up to 50 people in the venue at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, London, and up to 200 people online via Zoom. The speakers will be a mix of online and in person. However you choose to join, there will be interaction, discussion, space for reflection and opportunities to network with others.

This year's event is CPD accredited, and speakers include Isaac Getz, Michele Zanini, Caron Bradshaw OBE and Michelle Hill.

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