Popular Events

Managed Services in the NHS, Milton Keynes

HB Retinue invites Procurement Directors, Finance Directors or HR Directors to a complimentary breakfast workshop to review the latest proposals for managed services and VAT mitigation models in the NHS and share ideas on what works.

For more information or to book your place, please contact us.

Social Media & Your People Strategy, Mayfair London

The third in a series of successful workshops, this seminar is designed for HR Directors or Heads of Talent. HB Retinue are delighted to welcome Linkedin as the guest speaker.

"The forum was succinct yet insightful and posed a number of questions that companies need to think about as a matter of some immediacy; most notably in relation to policy development on social media. Should you have the opportunity to attend a similar event I would highly recommend it." Andy Hanscomb, HR Director

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Demystifying RPO - Value and Risks Defined - Mayfair, London

With increasing pressure on the cost and quality of recruitment, over 1000 businesses in the UK will adopt an RPO in 2012. But is it right for you? Our breakfast forum will demystify RPO by providing the  facts, case studies and your options. This is also a chance to hear from RPO users.

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Social Media and Your Talent Strategy - Featuring LinkedIn - Mayfair, London

Being held in James Caan's office in Mayfair, London, this breakfast forum is for HR Leaders to discuss how to maximise the value and use of ‘Social Media in Your Talent Strategy’. With guest speakers from LinkedIn, this forum has proved to be very popular and insightful for guests.

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How does my RPO Compare?

When measuring and reviewing your RPO, how do you find out how it compares to other solutions? What else has and hasn’t worked, regardless of the provider? This forum brings RPO customers together to discuss their solutions, thoughts, ideas and lessons learnt .

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UK Board

Jonathan Wright
Non-Executive Director
T: +44 (0) 845 521 9481


With a background in Engineering, Jonathan joined James Caan in 1993 to establish and grow the first UK RPO business. Jonathan has subsequently had an exceptional career in resourcing and recruitment including positions as the CEO of Hexagon Human Capital and a non-executive director at Spring Group. Jonathan still holds positions as the non-Executive Chairman at Webrecruit and as the CEO of DRC Group, a leading provider of medical locums to the NHS.

Rachel Mckenzie
Managing Director
T: +44 (0)7508 018951


A results orientated, motivated and energetic individual with strong leadership and management skills, Rachel has over 10 years experience in leading UK MSP and RPO companies; designing, implementing and delivering complex recruitment solutions to large organisations.

With direct experience of creating a better market position through strong talent acquisition strategies and committed employee engagement programs, Rachel is committed to driving value for clients through the creation of outsourced recruitment programs that meet both the strategic and tactical needs of both private and public sector clients.

Rachel was instrumental in defining the managed service offerings within Local Government in response to the Gershon review 04 and CSR 07 delivering significant cashable and non-cashable savings.

Jon Bennett
T: +44 (0) 7508 019 066


Jon has worked in talent management for his entire career. A qualified and experienced HR Change Consultant, Jon has partnered with companies across the globe to implement and deliver large scale people process implementations and service delivery.

With the firm belief that people are the most important part of any company, Jon excels at supporting businesses in getting the very best from their talent strategy.

As an experienced transformation manager has implemented many large managed service projects over the last 15 years totaling over £300M in spend under management. His experience spans all sectors and he has managed change programmes for a large number of clients including PepsiCo, AstraZeneca, Tesco, Virgin, Camden Council, Newport City Council and the London Borough of Barnet.

Stuart Hill
Chief Financial Officer
T: +44 (0)845 521 9481