Reed and YPO present the impact of an empty chair for police forces

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Tuesday 7 June, 10:00 - 11:00am

Based on their experience of supporting police forces across the UK, our panel of industry experts will explore the impact of an empty chair, featuring insights and research into the resourcing challenges police forces face.

They will share their experience and talk about research which we have conducted with candidates and clients, as well as about the effects that not filling a role can have on front line services both in terms of cost, morale and wider issues.

Our industry experts will explore different perspectives on challenges presented by empty chairs and explore solutions they have seen within the market. They will share market insight, candidate viewpoints, client challenges and understanding the best routes to market.

Our panel of industry experts consists of:

Sarah Blancké, Founder and Managing Director, Evolving Solutions

Supporting organisations solve complex resourcing issues by combining expert sector knowledge with the latest technological innovations, Sarah’s goal is to facilitate the efficient delivery of services through smart in-house or outsourced resourcing solutions.

Amy Clark, Category Buyer, YPO

With a background in a local authority procurement team, Amy now supports contracting authorities from all sectors in accessing and effectively using YPO’s recruitment focussed frameworks. She is passionate in supporting contracting authorities to achieve best value and will be able to answer questions around routes to market and the YPO Managing Temporary and Permanent Recruitment framework specifically.

Debbie McGeown, Senior Account Manager, Reed Talent Solutions

Currently partnering all police force MSP accounts delivered by Reed, she is able to share her experiences from the front line of supplying temporary and permanent resourcing solutions. She will also be able to share her knowledge of partnering with other agencies and how they approach selecting who they wish to work with.

Phil Bearpark, Solutions Consultant, Reed Talent Solutions

Having worked within recruitment for four years, he has created networks of security cleared professionals and therefore will be able to share his knowledge of what the candidate market is looking for today. In addition, he will be able to share reasons why candidates stay and why they leave.

Ailsa Hegarty, Managing Consultant, Consultancy+

A highly skilled professional who supports clients to deploy alternative solutions to traditional recruitment channels. She will be able to share how, through Consultancy+, we have been able to solve skills shortages through delivering statement of works and services procurement.

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