COVID-19/Coronavirus

The CIPD Festival of Work - updated 27 March 2020

In light of restrictions on events due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the CIPD and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPD) are exploring all the available options, with regards to this event.

We appreciate this is a difficult time for all. Our intention is to offer you support and keep you updated on the event’s position during these unprecedented times, whilst we continue to work to deliver the best event experience for you.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Review Haymarket Media Group's Coronavirus Policy and booking term revisions for all CIPD events.

Jo MacPhail

Jo MacPhail

SpecialityHR Director, CrossCountry

Jo MacPhail is the HR Director for West Midlands trains since December 2019, and is responsible for a workforce of over 2,500 employees across the UK in one of the Train Operator Companies (TOC) in the UK.

 Jo champions a customer-focussed approach to HR, whilst building on a positive and progressive employee engagement culture. A strong believer in HR playing an active role in the entire business, Jo believes HR can play a critical role during challenging and unpredictable times.

 Prior to West Midlands Trains, Jo was HR Director for CrossCountry trains and prior to joining the Rail industry, Jo held a variety of roles in organisations including BT plc, Openreach, Rolls-Royce and DHL.

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by Jo MacPhail