Employment Law Conference 2018

  • When: October 3, 2018 9:00 am - 1:15 pm
  • Where: Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ
  • Summary: Back for 2018 with a mixture of presentations and workshops on the latest hot topics in employment law
  • Details:

    Join us for the Manchester Law Society’s popular Employment Law Conference on 3 October at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester. The programme will feature advice from HMRC on complying with the minimum wage. Hear the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Matthew Smith on ending sexual harassment in the workplace.
    Delegates will also be able to attend two of our four interactive workshops on topics including capability dismissals, equal pay, TUPE and immigration for employment lawyers.

    09:00 Registration, refreshments and networking

    09:30 Welcome and introduction
    Michael Ball, Partner, Gateley Plc and Chair of Manchester Law Society Employment Law Committee

    09:40 Turning the tables: Ending sexual harassment at work
    Matthew Smith, Equality and Human Rights Commission

    10:10 Workshops session 1
    A. Capability Dismissals; Law, Practice and Hidden Traps
    Jamie Jenkins, St Johns Buildings
    B. An Introduction to Equal Pay
    Nick Siddall, Littleton Chambers

    11:10 Refreshments and networking

    11:30 Workshops session 2
    C. Immigration for Employment Lawyers

    • Right to work tricky issues
    • Recruiting from outside the EEA
    • Employing international students
    • Other visas which allow work in the UK

    Charlotte Ashton, Associate – Employment and Head of Business Immigration, MLP Law
    D. TUPE: Recent developments and trends
    Anisa Niaz-Dickinson, Kings Chambers

    12:30 Complying with the National Minimum Wage
    Russell Clark, National Minimum Wage Enforcement HM Revenue and Customs

    13:00 Closing comments from the chair

    13:15 Close of conference with a networking lunch

    Cost to attend:
    MLS Members £75.00 + VAT (£90.00) Non Members £100.00 + VAT (£120.00)

    Book your place online here.

    Alternatively you can book by emailing CarlaJones@manchesterlawsociety.org.uk or completing and returning the Employment Law Conference booking form

    By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to our terms and conditions details of which can be found here.

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