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to discuss, debate and learn how a positive approach to wellbeing can improve the lives of employees and positively impact your business. 


Listen to real life case studies from some of the top business leaders and experts in Manchester.


Join us and learn how to improve wellbeing in your workplace 


As a not for profit conference, all profits from the conference will be directed in to health and wellbeing activities and initiatives that support the fight to reduce childhood obesity across the City of Manchester.


The conference will discuss:

– Mental health in the workplace
– Getting young people workplace-ready
– The facts (not the myths) of wellbeing
– Real-life workplace case studies
– Practical steps for your workplace


and much, much more…

Guest speakers from the world of business and sport include:  

Phil Jones MBE

Managing Director, Brother - UK

Michael Finnigan

Psychological Coach & Founder, i2i

Eileen Donnelly

Business & Wellbeing Lead - What Works Centre for Wellbeing and certified Mental Health Instructor.

Jeff Ross

Owner, Harris & Ross Physiotherapy

Dr Maria Stukoff

Director of Maker Space, University of Salford

Justin Watson

Director, Young Manchester

Dr Carl Austin-Behan

LGBT Advisor to the Mayor of Greater Manchester

Mel Joseph

Founder & Managing Director, Mente Health

Graham Richards

Managing Director, OSC Running

Kayleigh Frost

Clinical Support Manager, Health Assured

Brendan Fox

Director of Sales & Customer Engagement, Sports Tours International
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Liam Collins

Actor/Writer, My Toughest Battle

Suzy Mottram

Producer, My Toughest Battle

Book your place now and receive a free, inhouse  business assessment session with Harris and Ross.

Jeff Ross will head into your work place to discuss your current health and well-being provision

in order to provide a personalised recommended plan for your business moving forward.

Terms and conditions apply.


Book your place now and receive a free one week pass for the gym of your choice from our Active Partner ‘JD Gyms‘.

JD Gyms is an award-winning gym chain that’s expanding rapidly across the UK.

JD Gyms understands the importance of maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle and is keen to promote the benefits of exercise
through offering in-house health checks and exclusive corporate deals to local businesses.

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#LiveBetterMCR is a not-for-profit event presented by The Running Bee Foundation. All profits will go straight to the foundation to help encourage healthy, active lifestyles and tackle childhood obesity in local communities.

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