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Big Business Breakfast: With James Timpson OBE

20 March @ 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Timpson Group’s pioneering CEO, James Timpson OBE for an exclusive insight into the unique strategies he uses to help attract exceptional employees.

This event is the first in our exciting new Big Business Breakfast series, designed to empower Staffordshire businesses to tackle the most pressing challenges and champion our business success stories.

James will join guests at the bet365 Stadium on the morning of 20 March for our launch event: Skills Challenges, Innovative Solutions, where delegates will also enjoy a hot breakfast and networking opportunities with the region’s biggest businesses.

As the visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist behind the Timpson Foundation, and Chancellor of Keele University, James will deliver an honest account packed with business insights into the skills challenges he has faced and the strategies he has created to help overcome them. You’ll also discover the specific qualities and characteristics James values most in potential hires and the tactics he uses to retain talent.

You’ll learn about the projects and initiatives undertaken by the Timpson Foundation to support education and employment and discover the positive impact the Timpson Foundation has had on lives through skills development and employment opportunities.

James Timpson is the first speaker to be announced for this special event, with more exciting speakers to be announced shortly.

So, if you are grappling with skills gaps, struggling to recruit top talent, or facing employee retention challenges, then join us to find fresh perspectives and actionable solutions.

Spaces are issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Secure yours now to avoid disappointment.


Staffordshire Chambers


Stoke City Football Club
Bet365 Stadium, Stanley Matthews Way
Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 4EG