Forthcoming events and seminars

  • Academy Sponsorship for Colleges

    The growth of the academy sector has seen unprecedented changes in the delivery of primary and secondary education. One of the key features of the academy programme has been the rise of the sponsorship model.
  • Addiction and work - Disciplinary or health issue?

    Addiction and compulsive behaviour, is not new but there is now much greater awareness of its impact in the workplace and a recognition that the workplace may contribute to, for example, substance abuse.
  • Advanced employee investigation interview skills and tactics

    In recognition of the rising expectations judges have of an employer's investigation process and documentation, and the ever increasing complexity of some employee investigations, more and more organisations are recognising that the conduct of investigations is a specialist role, and developing in-house teams of dedicated management investigators.
  • Agents as a route to market - benefits and pitfalls

    There are certainly advantages to using agents – allowing the business to maintain a high level of control over marketing and sales but without all that is entailed in maintaining a sales force.
  • Alternative business models - a look at HR issues and advantages and disadvantages

    With increased competition for student numbers and ongoing funding reductions, the education sector is facing unprecedented financial pressures. As a consequence, institutions are increasingly looking at ways to reduce costs and operate more efficiently.
  • A practical survival guide for new clerks - What you really need to know

    Anyone new to the role of Clerk to the Corporation of a further education of sixth form college will face a steep learning curve. As well as ensuring the smooth functioning of the Corporation, Clerks will be expected to have a firm grasp of the legal and regulatory provisions governing the operation of a governing body. They will also be the ‘go to’ person should any governor need advice on any aspect of their role or if a problem arises in relation to the governing body’s activities.
  • Asian employment law: Principles and culture

    Drawing on 25 years of experience advising international employers in Asia, this course is aimed at employers who need a broad overview of the employment landscape in Asia.
  • Auto-enrolment update training - Re-enrolment and enforcement with NEST

    Automatic re-enrolment must occur every three years following an employer’s staging date, which means that the largest employers began doing this for the first time at the end of 2015.
  • Belgian employment law training

    An employer found guilty of discrimination by a Belgian court can face a sentence of up to one year in prison. There is no concept of redundancy in Belgium and no concept of unfair dismissal either.

    Our network is named after Carrie Morrison, the first woman to be admitted as a solicitor in December 1922. She practised until her death in 1950. The aim of Carrie is to bring together female in-house lawyers in an interactive, stimulating environment, to provide practical guidance from accomplished speakers and to enable networking and sharing of experiences.
  • Compliance with Tier 2 Sponsor Obligations - seminar update for education institutions

    Education providers who employ or who wish to employ and sponsor migrant workers need to be Tier 2 sponsor licence holders.
  • Compliance with Tier 4 Sponsor Obligations seminar – update for education institutions

    The Tier 4 Sponsor Guidance states that the ability to sponsor students to study in the UK is a privilege that must be earned. Education providers who teach or wish to teach and sponsor international students need to be Tier 4 sponsor licence holders.
  • Data Protection and the employment relationship - an essential guide for managers and HR professionals

    Dealing with employees’ personal data is a necessary and unavoidable feature of the day to day work of anyone with management responsibilities.
  • Digital Financial Services and technology platforms

    Eversheds is delighted to invite you to attend a breakfast seminar focusing on Digital Financial Services and technology platforms. The morning will include speaker presentations, a panel discussion and a Q&A session.
  • Driving for work - Policies, police investigation and law

    There are more than 1,000 road traffic fatalities each year which involve workplace driving. This area of health and safety law has not always attracted the attention that such a shocking statistic deserves.
  • Dutch employment law training

    It is commonly believed that it is difficult and expensive to terminate an employment contract in the Netherlands. Employee rights are well protected under Dutch law, especially in dismissal cases, but employers are able to swiftly adjust staff levels in their company to changes, for example a fluctuation in workload. A wide variety of options are available for employers to hire people in a flexible manner provided that the rules are used properly.
  • Education health and safety seminar

    Against the backdrop of the now well established fees for intervention and more recently, significant increases in fines for health and safety offences, we will look at some of the key risks faced in the education sector.
  • Employee investigations training

    Employment tribunals increasingly expect employers to show that they have undertaken a fair and thorough investigation of complaints that are made about or by employees.
  • Employee relations - Working effectively with your union and employee representatives

    A decline in industrial action and a trend within HR functions toward specialism, means that many senior managers lack experience of working with unions and employee representatives.
  • Employees and mental health: responsibility and adjustment with OH Assist

    At any time, 1 in 6 of the working population will have a mental health disorder, most commonly anxiety or depression, and a further 1 in 6 will have symptoms of mental ill-health, including substance dependence*. Many of these people will recover from their illness.
  • Employment Law Breakfast Briefing: Equal pay – back to basics

    Since the Equal Pay Act 1970 came into force over 40 years ago, it’s been unlawful to pay men and women differently for the same job. By March 2016 we’re also expecting to see draft legislation which will require larger employers to publish information about the difference between average male and female earnings. Although having a gender pay gap doesn’t necessarily signify unequal pay, increased scrutiny of employers’ pay practices may generate equal pay claims
  • Employment law update for education HR teams and managers

    This seminar will be delivered by experienced solicitors who specialise in providing employment advice to universities, colleges and schools.
  • Employment law updates - Delayed effects

    Although committed to cutting red tape, a feature of recent Government reforms to employment law has been the profound, often delayed, impact of several ‘strategic’ legal measures which fundamentally change employment opportunity.
  • Equality in the workplace - rights and obligations

    This seminar will consider the key legal issues that arise in this context and how your institution can deal lawfully, fairly and effectively with its equality obligations to staff.
  • Essential employment law for HR professionals

    HR professionals and managers need to understand the legal framework that underpins the employment relationship.

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