Bury College in partnership with Bruntwood is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new event aimed at supporting the talent needs of local employers. The purpose of the Employer Forum is to: 

  • Provide updates about regional and local skill strategies
  • Gather sector-specific feedback concerning recruitment challenges and how Bury College can help support employers
  • Better connect local employers with Bury College's offerings and clearly identify opportunities for employers to benefit from them. 

The Employer Forum will include a keynote speech from Ashley Boroda, a Talent Advisor, iMA Practitioner and Executive Business Coach.

There will be free parking and complimentary refreshments for all attendees.

Date: 11th July

Time: 4-6pm

Location: Bury College University Centre

Event Itinerary
3:30-4:00: Registration opens

Opportunity for networking, tea and coffee available. 

4:00-4:15: Welcome

A welcome from a representative of Bury College and Bruntwood.

4:15-4:30: Local and regional skills update

Local and regional skills update from Councillor Eamonn O'Brien, Leader of Bury Council.

4:30-4:50: Keynote Speaker

Ashley Boroda is an ILM Level 7 qualified coach, coaching business owners and senior leaders to grow their businesses for 10 years.  He delivers high-level executive coaching that allows the business owner to find the solutions to an array of issues which occur on a regular basis.

4:50-5:30: Sector breakout rooms

Sector-specific conversations focussed on identifying and addressing recruitment challenges

5:30-6:00: Closing remarks and informal networking

Opportunities to address these challenges through collaboration with Bury College.