March Meet up : Well Being and Employee Engagement


This March, Oak will be hosting our first Newcastle Internal Communications & Engagement Meetup to bring together like minded professionals in the field of Internal Communications. This is a free event and a chance for professionals in the internal communications field to network and share insightful ideas.

As well as complimentary nibbles and drinks, there will also be the chance to take away two books, ‘Time, Talent and Energy’ and ‘Perform’.

Wednesday 25th March 2020.
Generator Studios, Trafalgar St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2LA

18:00 – Doors Open, food and drinks
18:15 – Talks and discussion (details below)
19:30 – Chance to chat
20:00 – Close


1. Book Review: Time, Talent, Energy - Will Murray (10-15mins)

Oak’s very own CEO, Will Murray, will be reviewing popular book, ‘Time, Talent, Energy’. With over 30 years of experience in Tech and EdTech Industries and 15 years of broad SaaS executive experience in multiple roles, Will’s positive and infectious culture has attributed to his success in the internal communications industry.

2. The Importance of Well Being on Employee Engagement (20 mins) - David Osgathorp

With over 20 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry, David Osgathorp is due to publish his second book, ‘Perform’ in February 2020. It’s no secret that creating a well-informed, engaged and inspired workforce has a significant impact on employee performance. David will discuss the importance of wellness and how the small changes in an employees’ daily routine can have a profound impact on mental health, well-being and overall engagement.

3. Internal Communications – The Secret to Keeping people engaged – Nick Daggett

Summary – TBD

Nick Daggett

Nick has worked in the digital communications field for over eight years specialising in the creation of engagement solutions for the digital workplace. He is a regular speaker internal communication events. He has a passion for creating motivating workplace environments and driving change through trust and communication.