Former BBC HR director and co-founder of The Big Green Bookshop join HTA Garden Futures line up

Latest speakers announced for event in London on 15 October.

Former BBC HR director Lucy Adams and co-Founder of the The Big Green Bookshop Tim West have joined the line up of speakers at the HTA Garden Futures Conference.

Adams was at the helm of the BBC's HR department during one of its most turbulent periods and was responsible for all aspects of employee relations, reward, training and development.

She faced a torrent of personal and professional criticism as the broadcaster dealt with a series of crises including executive pay-offs and the Savile scandal.

She will speak about her aim to keep the BBC workforce happy and ensuring they had the training they needed. Delegates can expect tips on structure, reward and recognition for use in their businesses.

Founded by Tim West and Simon Key, The Big Green Bookshop is an independent bookstore in London. With over £100bn predicted to be spent online this year, retailers have been battling to survive an ever increasing online market. In his session, Tim West will give his perspective on surviving in an online world and how to attract customers using unique selling points.

Garden Futures 2014, sponsored by Hozelock, Scotts Miracle-Gro and William Sinclair is being held at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London. The HTA Garden Futures dinner takes place the preceding evening on 14 October at the same venue. The HTA Pearson Medal will also be presented at the dinner.

Book online or email events@the-hta.org.uk for more information. Look out for the latest updates using #gardenfutures on Twitter.


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