Previous Events


Recruitment Industry Supplier Awards

This year, Recruitment International is celebrating ten years of recognising the best of the best in recruitment. For the first time, they will also be recognising leading industry suppliers at our RI Recruitment Industry Supplier Awards.

  • Thursday 16th February
  • Olympia, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX

Recruitment Agency Expo

Now in it’s 6th successful year, the Recruitment Agency Expo is the leading exhibition and conference for senior decision makers working within recruitment agencies nationwide.

  • Wednesday 1st - Thursday 2nd February
  • 9:00-17:00
  • Olympia, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX

Police Resettlement Expo

The Police Resettlement EXPO is a one day recruitment event to assist people who have either left, or who are looking to find a new a career outside the police force.

  • Tuesday 31st January
  • 10:00-16:00
  • QEII Centre, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE

Hainton Recruitment - HMRC's Public Sector IR35 reform - what's it all about?

This event is for IT professionals, contractors or otherwise, that are interested in hearing about the IR35 reform for contractors working in the public sector that was announced in The Chancellor's Autumn Statement.

  • Tuesday 31st January
  • 18:30-20:30

APSCo FD Forum

The event's agenda includes discussions on what should be on your agenda for 2017 and an update on IR35 in the public sector.

  • Tuesday 17th January
  • 15:00-17:00
  • Squire Patton Boggs, 7 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YH
  • Paul Lloyd

Elite Leaders - Members meeting 

Elite Leaders will be hosting this event strictly to members only, to discuss up coming legislation and compliance. 

  • Wednesday 18th January 2017
  • 9:00am
  • Elite’s offices, Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL
  • Paul Lloyd

Apprenticeship Levy Workshop

The UK government has introduced a new tax, known as the new apprenticeship levy which will take effect from the 6th April 2017. This workshop will cover topics from what the position is at present, what the PAYE obligation is for temps and contractors and how to pay the levy.

  • Wednesday 11th January 
  • 10:00-12:30
  • REC, 1st Floor Dorset House, 27-45 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NT
  • Matt Percival

IPSE Freelancer Money Box

This is an event will not only give you the opportunity to network with and gain top tips from specialists, advisors, experts and other self-employed individuals from your specific sector, but you’ll also gain valuable advice on everything from banking, accountancy, mortgages, pensions, tax and financial planning.

  • Wednesday 11th January
  • 18:00-21:30
  • 15 Hatfields, Chadwick Court SE1 8DJ

  • Victoria McDonnell & Matthew Fryer

REC - IRP Awards

The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) Awards celebrate professional excellence and the inspirational work carried out by the recruitment industry’s brightest stars. An IRP Award is the most prestigious accolade an individual or company within the recruitment industry can receive.

  • Wednesday 7th December 
  • Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7UT, London
  • Paul Lloyd

Brookson Christmas Quiz

Brookson will be hosting this Christmas quiz night exclusive to recruitment agencies in the North West. Click here to register your team.

  • Monday 19th December
  • Business Development

APSCo members meeting

APSCo holds over 80 events and meetings every year. Its unique event programme offers members a wide range of opportunities to meet with recruitment experts, learn best practice and network with peers.

  • Thursday 1st December
  • Squire Patton Boggs, Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton St, Manchester M60 8HS
  • Paul Lloyd

Brookson Post Autumn Statement Webinar

Brookson will be providing an overview of key outputs to come out of the Budget 2016 that will impact contractors. To register for this FREE webinar please click here.

  • Friday 25th November 2016
  • 13:30 – 14:15 - Register Now
  • Hosted by Brookson's Matthew Fryer & Victoria McDonnell

APSCo Affiliate Forum

APSCo Forums are peer group meetings that bring together professionals and experts with similar responsibilities.

  • Tuesday 22nd November
  • Bullhorn International, 155 Bishopsgate, London. EC2M 3AJ

Autumn Statement 

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced that he will present his first Autumn Statement to Parliament. As always Brookson will produce a post budget summary blog with all of the highlights of how the outputs could impact contractors and self-employed professionals

  • Wednesday 23rd November

Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards

These coveted awards welcome entries from all UK recruitment firms with a specialism within marketing, advertising, media, digital, events and PR sectors.

  • Wednesday 23rd November 
  • 18:00 – 01:00 
  • Hilton London Metropole Hotel, Edgware Road

APSCo Charity Ball

This annual event is in aid of NSPCC ChildLine.  APSCo has raised over £1.1 million for Childline and we’re hoping to increase this impressive total at this years’ event.

  • Friday 18 November

HFMA Scotland Branch Annual Event 2016

The conference will start with a choice of informative and interactive workshops on the Thursday morning whilst the DoF meeting takes place. Plenary sessions will begin after lunch when you will have the opportunity to hear from a mixture of prominent speakers covering the key issues in NHS Scotland.

  • Thursday 27th & Friday 28th October 
  • 9:30 - 20:00
  • Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Glasgow
  • Andrew Fahey

Security Cleared Expo, London 2016

This event is held for Clients and Recruitment Agencies from the private, government and defence sectors that required candidates with varying levels of Security Clearance. The Expos are FREE to attend for all registered candidates.

  • Thursday 27th October 
  • 10:00 - 16:00 (Last entry 15:30)
  • Qell Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE
  • Victoria McDonnell, Vicki Marsh, Michael Unsworth

Police Resettlement Expo 2016

The Police Resettlement EXPO is a one day event to assist people who have either left or who are looking to find a new a career outside the police force. Register Now.

  • Thursday 27th October 
  • 10:00 - 15:00
  • Qell Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE
  • Victoria McDonnell

APSCO Members meeting 

APSCo will be hosting a business forum to provide regional business and sector updates, focusing on  the IR35 reform. This event will be running in both London and Manchester. 

  • Thursday 13th October 
  • 15:00 – 17:00 (14.30 registration and coffee)
  • Squire Patton Boggs, Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton St, Manchester M60 8HS and Squire Patton Boggs, 7 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YH
  • Paul Lloyd

APSCo Members Meeting - IT Sector

Members meetings are a strand of APSCo’s event programme providing senior managers from member companies with a regular, bi-monthly opportunity to gather and discuss important topical issues for the professional recruitment sector.

  • Wednesday 21st September 2016
  • 15:00 – 17:00 (14.45 registration and coffee)
  • Cumberland Hotel, Great Cumberland Place, London W1H 7DL
  • Lee Calland

IPSE Freelancer Money Box

This is an event will not only give you the opportunity to network with and gain top tips from specialists, advisors, experts and other self-employed individuals from your specific sector, but you’ll also gain valuable advice on everything from banking, accountancy, mortgages, pensions, tax and financial planning.

  • Wednesday 14th September 2016
  • 18:00-21:00
  • Etc Venues, 1 Drummond Gate, 1 Drummond Gate, London SW1V 2QQ

  • Matt Fryer & Vicki Marsh

APSCo Breakfast meeting - Supply Chain Compliance

Brookson will be hosting this meeting along side APSCo for recruiters within the region.

  • Thursday 15th September 2016
  • AM - Additional information to be confirmed
  • The Queens, City Square, Leeds, LS1 1PJ
  • Paul Lloyd 

Compliance Workshop

This event will be an opportunity to hear from clients and candidates about what they want from recruiters. This meeting will be particuarly valuable for consultants who want to develop in their role. 

  • Tuesday 13th September 
  • 13:00-14:00
  • REC Head Office, London

APSCo Meeting - Nothern Business Forum

APSCo will be hosting a business forum to provide regional business and sector updates.

  • Thursday 8th September 
  • 9:30 - 11:30 (9:00 registration and coffee)
  • Barcley Training Centre, 4 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M13BN 
  • Phil Joy 

APSCo Scottish Business Forum

APSCo will be hosting a business forum to provide regional business and sector updates.

  • Wednesday 24th August 2016
  • 15:00 - 17:00
  • HBJ Gately, Exchange Tower 19 Canning Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EH

Elite Leaders - Members meeting 

Elite Leaders will be hosting this event strictly to members only, to discuss up coming legislation and compliance. 

  • Monday 25th August 2016
  • 9:00am
  • Elite’s offices, Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL
  • Paul Lloyd

Elite Leaders - Members meeting 

Elite Leaders will be hosting this event strictly to members only, to discuss up coming legislation and compliance. 

  • Wednesday 17th August 2016
  • 9:00am
  • Elite’s offices, Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL
  • Paul Lloyd

Elite Leaders - Members meeting 

Elite Leaders will be hosting this event strictly to members only, to discuss up coming legislation and compliance. 

  • Thursday 28th July 2016
  • 9:00am
  • Elite’s offices, Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL
  • Paul Lloyd

Elite Leaders - Members meeting 

Elite Leaders will be hosting this event strictly to members only, to discuss up coming legislation and compliance. 

  • Wednesday 20th July 2016 
  • 8:30 - 12:30pm
  • Elite’s offices, Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL
  • Paul Lloyd

APSCo Meeting - Engineering Sector

APSCo will be hosting a meeting to provide updates about the Engineering Sector .

  • Tuesday 12th July 2016
  • 15:00 - 17:00 (14.45 onwards registration and coffee)
  • Brand Exchange, 3 Birchin Lane, London, EC3V 9BW
  • Phil Joy

StartUp Tour

Brookson SME will be present on the StartUp Britain tour bus in Manchester to speak with those who are looking to start up on their own or have recently done so. For more information register here.

  • Tuesday 12th July 2016
  • Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Andrew Fahey, Christian Matthews, Marc Braterman and Carl Henning

Trusts Engaging with Limited Company Locums

Brookson will be hosting an exclusive webinar for existing NHS Trust partners to help trusts understand the ever changing legislative landscape within the healthcare sector.

  • Thursday 7th July 2016
  • 12:30 -13:15
  • Andrew Fahey and Carl Henning

TFL Graduate Report Writing Awards

Celebrating the excellence of TFL graduate report writing.

  • Thursday 7th July 2016
  • Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-63 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA
  • Paul Lloyd

StartUp Tour

Brookson SME will be present on the StartUp Britain tour bus in Liverpool to speak with those who are looking to start up on their own or have recently done so. For more information register here.

  • Friday 1st July 2016
  • Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool, L1 8LW
  • 10:00 - 16:00
  • Andrew Fahey, Christian Matthews, Marc Braterman and Matt Fryer

NHS Workforce Development: Meeting Health Needs

This conference offers the opportunity to understand how prudent workforce planning and further workforce transformation can not only enhance patient care but can also be the key driver to the financial future of the NHS.

  • Tuesday 28th June 2016
  • 8:30-16:00
  • Steve Aspin

Trusts Engaging with Limited Company Locums

Brookson will be hosting an exclusive webinar for existing NHS Trust partners to help trusts understand the ever changing legislative landscape within the healthcare sector.

  • Tuesday 28th June 2016
  • 12:30 -13:15
  • Andrew Fahey and Carl Henning

TREC 2016

Experts from a variety of different employers, industry services providers and agencies will come together to discuss important topics. In 2016 TREC's focus will be three key areas of talent acquisition: Attract, Recruit, Retain.

  • Wednesday 22nd June 2016
  • Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London, E1 8GP
  • Full day event
  • Michael Howard, Dan Hevingham and Phil Joy

Webinar - Limited Company Contracting: Risks & Rewards 

A Limited Company can be an extremely tax efficient way to run a business, but how do you structure your Limited company in the most tax efficient way? Register now and join us to ensure you're getting the most out of your Limited Company. Exclusively for Kingsbridge clients. Register now.

  • Tuesday 14th June 2016
  • 12:00 - 12:45
  • Online presentation hosted by tax & insurance experts from Brookson and Kingsbridge

IPSE Freelancer Awards

This is an award ceremony for self employed professionals to be identified for their talents, with a chance to win a large amount of rewards. Register now 
Find out more 

  • Thursday 9th June 2016
  • 18:00-22:00
  • The Hospital Club, 24 Endell Street, London, WC2H 9HQ

  • Victoria McDonnell & Matt Green

National Freelancers Day 2016

The eighth annual National Freelancers Day, on Thursday 9th June2016, will be celebrating the UK’s most exciting, ambitious and enterprising self-employed people.

  • Thursday 9th June 2016

REC - Health & Social Care Meeting

The REC Health and Social Care meeting will bring together the sector with key public sector organisation clients and bodies to debate the key developments in skills shortages, safeguarding and sustainable procurement. 

  • Thursday 26th May2016
  • 14:00-17:00
  • Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9NH
  • Ric Arber

Webinar - Limited Company Contracting: Risks & Rewards

A Limited Company can be an extremely tax efficient way to run a business, but how do you structure your Limited company in the most tax efficient way? Register now and join us to ensure you're getting the most out of your Limited Company. Exclusive for IPSE members. Find out more.

  • Tuesday 17th May 2016
  • 12:00 - 12:45
  • Victoria McDonnell & Matt Fryer

APSCo Meeting - Nothern Business Forum

APSCo will be hosting a business forum to provide regional business and sector updates.

  • Thursday 19th May 2016
  • 14:45-17:00
  • Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn Street, Manchester, M1 3DG 
  • Michael Howard

APSCo Scottish Business Forum

APSCo will be hosting a business forum to provide regional business and sector updates.

  • Thursday 12th May
  • 15:00 - 17:00
  • Barclays, 5th Floor, Aurora, 120 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7JT
  • Kris Simpson

Security Cleared Expo, Bristol 2016

This event is held for Clients and Recruitment Agencies from the private, government and defence sectors that required candidates with varying levels of Security Clearance. The Expos are FREE to attend for all registered candidates.

  • Thursday 14th April 2016
  • 10:00 - 16:00 (Last entry 15:30)
  • UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, University of the West of England, North Entrance, Filton Road, Bristol, BS34 8QZ
  • Vicki Marsh, Michael Howard and Adam Shaw 

APSCo Meeting - Engineering Sector

APSCo will be hosting a meeting to provide updates about the Engineering Sector .

  • Tuesday 19th April 2016
  • 15:00 - 17:00 (14.45 onwards registration and coffee)
  • Natwest/RBS, 1 Hardman Boulevard, Manchester, M3 3AQ
  • Michael Howard

REC - Technology Sector Meeting

The REC Technology meeting will provide an update on the latest market data and offer a forum to gather the views of the REC and key external organisations for the Technology sector.

  • Wednesday 20th April 2016
  • 12:45 - 15:00
  • Goodman Derrick LLP 10 St Bride Street London EC4A 4AD
  • TBC

Budget 2016

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced when the government will publish the next Budget. The Budget sets out the government’s plans for the economy based on latest forecasts, as well as any proposals for changes to taxation. 

  • Wednesday 16th March 2016

Health and Social Care Webinar

The REC Policy and Legal Teams will be on hand to update members on the latest regulatory issues impacting the health and social care sector, and the procurement pipeline for 2016. 

  • Thursday 17th March 2016
  • 13:00 - 14:00

IPSE Webinar - Travel & Subsistence and Budget 2016 Update

IPSE will be hosting this free webinar with Brookson's Senior Compliance Manager, Matt Fryer, one of the presenters. The webinar will cover impending restriction on tax relief for travel and subsistence expenses. Any pertinent announcements from Budget 2016 will also be covered. To register for this webinar click here.

  • Friday 18th March 2016
  • 12:30 - 13:30
  • Matt Fryer 

APSCo London Executive Dinner

Brookson will be co-hosting with Gateley and executive dinner for APSCo members. This event is invitation only.

  • Wednesday 9th March 2016
  • Andrew Fahey & Paul Lloyd

IPSE Members Meeting - Pitfalls and Opportunities for Limited Company Contractors

This interactive workshop and networking event is suitable for limited company contractors particularly those who are new to operating via a Limited Company. Register Now

  • Wednesday 9th March 2016
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Park Plaza Hotel, Royal Exchange House, Leeds, LS1 5NS
  • Matt Fryer and Vicki Marsh

The impact on the Life Sciences sector of T&S changes webinar

This webinar will outline what contractors in the life sciences sectors need to know about changes to travel and subsistence expenses with guest speaker, Matt Fryer, head of compliance at Brookson.

  • Tuesday 8th March 2016
  • 12:00 - 12:40

APSCo Members Meeting - IT Sector

Members meetings are a strand of APSCo’s event programme providing senior managers from member companies with a regular, bi-monthly opportunity to gather and discuss important topical issues for the professional recruitment sector.

  • Tuesday 8th March 2016
  • 15:00 - 17:00 (14:30 Registration & Coffee)
  • Neil Wright

The impact on the Life Sciences sector of T&S changes webinar

This webinar will outline what contractors in the life sciences sectors need to know about changes to travel and subsistence expenses with guest speaker, Matt Fryer, head of compliance at Brookson.

  • Wednesday 2nd March 2016
  • 13:00 - 14:00

Health and Social Care Meeting

Join us in London for the first Education meeting of 2016 where we will be looking at how tax changes, especially around travel & subsistence, will affect the sector and discussing when you are or are not able to supply an instructor.

  • Thursday 11th February 2016
  • 12:45 - 15:00
  • REC, Dorset House, 27-45 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NT

Webinar - Limited Company Contracting: Risks & Rewards 

A Limited Company can be an extremely tax efficient way to run a business, but how do you structure your Limited company in the most tax efficient way? Register now and join us to ensure you're getting the most out of your Limited Company. You don't have to be a Brookson nor Kingsbridge member to take part. Find Out More

  • Tuesday 16th February 2016
  • 12:00 - 12:45
  • Online presentation hosted by tax &insurance experts from Brookson and Kingsbridge

IPSE Members Meeting - Pitfalls and Opportunities for Limited Company Contractors

This interactive workshop and networking event is suitable for limited company contractors particularly those who are new to operating via a Limited Company. Register Now

  • Wednesday 10th February 2016
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Aztec Hotel, 110 Aztec West, Bristol, BS32 4TS
  • Victoria McDonnell, Matt Fryer and Vicki Marsh

APSCo Members Meeting - Travel & Subsistence Tax Relief Update

FCSA will be providing an update on the draft legislation, which comes into force in April 2016, and what the recruitment sector needs to be aware of in relation to this. This will be followed by a pannel debate.

  • Wednesday 27th January 2016
  • 15:00 - 17:00 (14:30 Registration & Coffee)
  • Gateley, Ship Canal House, 98 King Street, Manchester M2 4WU
  • Victoria McDonnell

APSCo Members Meeting 

Members meetings are a strand of APSCo’s event programme providing senior managers from member companies with a regular, bi-monthly opportunity to gather and discuss important topical issues for the professional recruitment sector.

  • Thursday 28th January 2016
  • 15:00 - 17:00
  • RSM, The American Suite, 9th Floor, 25 Farringdon Street, London, EC4A 4AB
  • Martin Hesketh

IPSE Freelancer MoneyBox

Exhibition to give financial guidance and advice to independent professionals.

  • Wednesday 13th January 2016
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • 54 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E
  • Victoria McDonnell

Health and Social Care Webinar

REC Health & Social Care Webinar – Taking stock of the NHS Cap and what comes next.  

  • Thursday 14th January 2016
  • 13:00 - 13:40

IRP Awards

The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) Awards celebrate professional excellence and the inspirational work carried out by the recruitment industry’s brightest stars.

  • Wednesday 9th December 2015
  • 19:00-01:00
  • Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, London
  • Andrew Fahey, Paul Lloyd, Michael Howard

Technology Sector Meeting

The REC Technology meeting will provide an update on the latest market data and offer a forum to gather the views of the REC and key external organisations for the Technology sector.

  • Thursday 3th December 2015
  • 10:30 - 12:30
  • Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NT
  • Neil Wright

APSCo members Meeting

Members meetings are a strand of APSCo’s event programme providing senior managers from member companies with a regular, bi-monthly opportunity to gather and discuss important topical issues for the professional recruitment sector.

  • Thursday 3rd December 2015
  • 15:00 - 17:00 (14:30 onwards coffee and registration)
  • Squire Patton Boggs, Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton St, Manchester, M60 8HS
  • Victoria McDonnell

IPSE Members Meeting sponsored by Brookson

Brookson are a credited accountant affiliate of IPSE Brookson and will be on hand to provide accountancy and tax planning advice at this event.

  • Thursday 3rd December 2015
  • 17:00 - 21:00
  • Plaza Park County Hotel, 1 Addington Street, London, SE1 7RY
  • Vicki Marsh and Matt Fryer

IPSE Members Meeting sponsored by Brookson

Brookson are a credited accountant affiliate of IPSE Brookson and will be on hand to provide accountancy and tax planning advice at this event.

  • Tuesday 1st December 2015
  • 17:00 - 21:00
  • Mercure Piccadilly Hotel, Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4PH
  • Nick Charnley & Victoria McDonnell

Health and Social Care Sector Meeting

This will be the last REC Health & Social Care meeting for 2015 and will be a chance to look back on the year gone by, key wins and likely trends for 2016 and beyond.  

  • Thursday 26th November 2015
  • 14:00-16:30
  • REC Head Office, London
  • Ric Arber, Carl Henning

Autumn Statement

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that there will be an OBR forecast alongside the Spending Review on Wednesday 25 November 2015. The government will therefore publish a joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review on this date.  

  • Wednesday 25th November 2015

Security Cleared Expo, London 2015

This event is held for Clients and Recruitment Agencies from the private, government and defence sectors that required candidates with varying levels of Security Clearance. The Expos are FREE to attend for all registered candidates.

  • Wednesday 4th November 2015
  • 10:00 - 16:00 (Last entry 15:30)
  • Qell Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE
  • Victoria McDonnell, Vicki Marsh & Adam Shaw

GO NHS Procurement Conference

The Conference will bring together leading procurement hubs and NHS Trusts and  as well as health care procurement experts to ensure attendees better understand the needs of the health sector

  • Tuesday 3rd November 2015
  • 09:00 - 16:30
  • Manchester Conference Centre
  • Carl Henning

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