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Past events

Employee Competition: Best Practice For Your Business

This interactive workshop shared practical insights from our extensive experience advising clients on the fallout from misbehaving employees. Whether your business is the poacher or the gamekeeper, we revealed the key tactical assessments that your business needs to make to put it in the strongest possible position.

The programme covered:

  • Restrictive covenants and garden leave;
  • Poaching and gamekeeping in practice – what really happens; and
  • Remedies and outcomes.

This event was held in our Milton Keynes office on October 6, 2016 and in our London office on October 13, 2016 from 08:30am – 10:30am.

 

Everything you need to know about outsourcing and TUPE – June/July 2016

Anyone involved in negotiating and implementing outsourcing and offshoring arrangements will probably view the TUPE Regulations as a minefield of uncertainty with no discernible benefits. Getting it wrong can be costly and lead to real headaches for customers and service providers alike.

This interactive workshop, aimed at in-house lawyers and HR practitioners, and designed to demonstrate how TUPE can be utilised constructively to assist parties in handling the difficult employment issues that arise in the context of outsourcing and offshoring.

The programme covered:

  • How TUPE applies to offshoring and multi-sourcing scenarios
  • What to consider when negotiating in outsourcing situations
  • Making best use of the TUPE Schedule
  • Managing information and consultation obligations
  • Pre-transfer collective redundancy consultation
  • Strategies for avoiding the application of TUPE

This event was held in our Milton Keynes office on June 30, 2016 and in our London office on July 5, 2016 from 08:30am – 10:30am.

 

Annual employment law update – April 2016

The employment law landscape is one that is constantly shifting. Employers who fail to keep up with the changes do so at their peril. This seminar, designed to help in-house counsel and senior HR practitioners get to grips with key recent and forthcoming developments in employment law and what they mean for your workforce.

During this presentation, we reviewed:

  • the top employment cases of 2015 and 2016 and their implications for your business;
  • key legislative changes – the National Living Wage, the Modern Slavery Act and the Trade Union Bill; and
  • gender pay gap reporting – what you need to be doing now.

Following the presentation, we ran a complimentary legal clinic, for you to ask a member of the team any tricky questions you may be grappling with at the moment.

This event was held in our Milton Keynes office on April 20, 2016 and in our London office on April 27, 2016 from 08:30am – 10:30am.