Benchmarking Pay and Conditions in the Scottish Voluntary Sector

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Registration from 12:00 pm

This event will highlight key findings from the HR Voluntary Sector Forum Benchmarking Survey 2016 on key issues affecting the workforce including pay and conditions.

Particular focus will be given to pay; recruitment and selection; working time; health and absence and insights into the implementation of the Living Wage.

It will draw on studies from previous years to engage in a longitudinal analysis of changing employment conditions in the sector. 

Keynote speakers include:

Professor Ian Cunningham – Professor of Employment Relations, University of Strathclyde.

Dr Alina Baluch - Lecturer in Management, University of St. Andrews.

Dr Andrea Coulson - Senior Lecturer Accounting and Finance, University of Strathclyde.

Registration and lunch will be available from 12.00pm.

Who should attend?

  • Human Resource professionals in the voluntary sector.
  • Members of sector-lead bodies.
  • Representatives from local authorities and Scottish government.
  • Union officials.
  • Academics with expertise in the area.

Benefits of attending

The event is an opportunity to network and discuss, with lead bodies, policy makers, academics and other practitioners, current HR issues within the voluntary sector such as:

  • Implementing the Living Wage.
  • Recruitment crisis in care.
  • Working time.
  • Employee absence.
  • Mental health.


Prof Ian Cunningham
phone +44 (0)141 548 3972
Professor of Employment Relations
Deborah Campbell
phone +44 (0)141 548 3998
Secretary, Department of Human Resource Management

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