From Lunch & Learns to interview workshops, throughout the year our team of recruitment experts attend and host a number of events in and around Peterborough.

So you can stay up to date with the events we have lined up, take a look at the schedule below. If you would like any further information on any of the below events, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us by emailing

2018 events







July 2018


Wednesday 4 July:

TREC2018, 9am to 5pm at Great Queen Street, Covent Garden

The ACR team will be attending the fifth annual TREC conference – a one-day conference for senior decision-makers to engage in high-level interactive sessions about the future of resourcing, talent acquisition and retention strategies.

Each year the conference welcomes over 250 in-house, HR and recruitment leaders. TREC 2018 will deliver a packed agenda of practitioner-led roundtables, case studies and panel discussions on subjects including:

  • the future of jobs and the changing world of recruitment
  • creating a positive candidate experience
  • diversity and inclusion strategies
  • creating a strong employer brand
  • embedding HR and recruitment technology
  • designing the talent acquisition function of tomorrow


Thursday 5 July:

Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce Summer Social: Health and Wellbeing

We will be attending the Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce’s summer social networking event at Hinchingbrooke Country Park!

Offering an opportunity to network, develop and, of course, have fun, the social also promises to offer an update on the benefits of health and wellbeing for employees.


Wednesday 11 July:

Lunch & Learn with People HR: Appraisal Skills for Line Managers

Our Lunch & Learns are a collaboration between ourselves and the very best Peterborough experts with the aim of sharing knowledge and best practice with professionals across the city. On Wednesday 11 July we will welcome leading HR consultant, Clare Eager from People HR, who will share actionable advice and expert guidance on appraisals, tailored specifically for line managers.

If you are interested in finding out more about our Lunch & Learns, or would like to express your interest in attending, please email or call 01733 235 298


Wednesday 18 July:

Interactive HR: Network and Learn , 11.45am to 2pm at University Centre Peterborough

Interactive HR is a series of regular informative, engaging and fact-finding sessions. We’re really looking forward to the opportunity to network and share with like-minded professionals!

September 2018


Tuesday 11 September:

Chamber of Commerce Peterborough Quiz, 6pm to 9pm

The annual Chamber of Commerce Peterborough quiz returns to the Brewery Tap where contestants will battle it out competing for the Hegarty shield.

The Anne Corder Recruitment team will be challenged to show off their knowledge in
seven quizzical rounds. Will we see you there??


Tuesday 25 September:

Anne Corder Recruitment and Hegarty LLP Solicitors Employment Law Seminar

This hugely popular event is the largest of its kind in the city, attracting over 200 delegates each year. The seminar books up very quickly – and is completely free to Anne Corder Recruitment clients!

Described by delegates as very informative, packed with “important things to think of and consider”, and even entertaining, our annual seminar is not to be missed by Peterborough’s HR professionals and employers.

Each year the ever-popular employment law experts, Martin Bloom and Tim Thompson from Hegarty LLP Solicitors, cover topical subjects that have real bearing and impact on business and HR practices. This year’s will be no different; we will be releasing full details of the topics to be covered soon.

Watch our video from last year’s event

If you would like to express your interest in attending the 2018 Employment Law Seminar, please email

October 2018


Monday 1 October:

Lunch & Learn with Atlantic Cedar: Leadership & Management Framework

Highly successful business executive, independent consultant, speaker and entrepreneur, Brian Jones, will be joining us for a Lunch & Learn on 1 October.

Having spent 15 years on the executive boards of FTSE100 companies including Allied Domecq, Burberry, Smiths Group, and Smiths Detection, Brian developed his Leadership Framework in 2015 and has since presented it around the world, including a Harvard Business School alumni event in America.

Brian will be sharing his Leadership Framework with Lunch & Learn delegates in this exciting addition to our 2018 Lunch & Learn schedule.

This event is now fully booked but if you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email


Thursday 4 October:

Lunch & Learn: Alcohol, Drug and Employment Law

Managing the effects of alcohol & drug use in the workplace can cause significant problems – whether in relation to an employee’s wellbeing, their performance, their health & safety or that of others, as well as the business reputation.

This is an opportunity to gain advice from Martin Bloom (Employment Law Partner at Hegarty Solicitors and part-time employment tribunal chair) on this challenging topic, as well as share best practice with other HR professionals.

If you are interested in attending this Lunch & Learn, please email


Friday 12 October:

Peterborough Breast Cancer Unity Charity Lunch

The annual charity lunch, raising funds for Peterborough City Hospital’s Breast Care Unit, is back on Friday 12 October! Organised by Carol Collier, the event welcomes over 250 Peterborough women to a glamorous lunch, filled with delicious food, great entertainment and fundraising for the very worthy cause.

As in previous years, Anne Corder Recruitment is delighted to be attending – we can’t wait!


Wednesday 31 October:

Opportunity Peterborough Bondholder Breakfast

The Opportunity Peterborough Bondholder Breakfasts are always a great opportunity to network and receive an update on local business news and topics. You can learn more about Opportunity Peterborough and their bondholder breakfasts here.

November 2018


Thursday 8 November  

Lunch & Learn: Working with employees with mental ill health issues

One in four of all employees will experience some form of mental ill health at some point in their lives. This session led by Martin Bloom will discuss the obligations on employers in dealing with such issues as well as offering some practical guidance on how to help in these cases and how to avoid liability in the event of any claim being brought.

These are difficult situations to deal with requiring sensitivity and care and Martin Bloom (Employment Law Partner at Hegarty Solicitors and part-time employment tribunal chair) will be working his usual magic on the topic!

If you are interested in attending this Lunch & Learn, please email

December 2018


Thursday 6 December  

Lunch & Learn: Martin’s Christmas Crackers

Martin will highlight some of the years’ most important employment law cases and legislation changes and will explain their practical effects. You will also be able to participate in our Christmas Quiz, with a prize for the winner!

If you are interested in attending this Lunch & Learn, please email


Sunday 9 December:

Stamford Santa Fun Run

Each year we grab our Santa hats and get busy baking to provide all the runners at Stamford’s Santa Fun Run with much-needed mince pies and refreshments. We love sponsoring this brilliant charity event – even when it’s snowing!

Learn more about the Stamford Santa Fun Run