HR and Employment Law in Education - Manchester - Programme

Wednesday 17 Jun 2020
Renaissance Hotel, Manchester

Consider when suspension may or may not be suitable during disciplinary procedures and if and when to reinstate. Also taking into account safeguarding issues

09:00 to 09:40

09:40 to 10:10

10:10 to 10:50

10:10 – 10:50
Employment law in education

An update on the latest on employment law and its impact on the sector

Naseem Nabi, Partner, VWV

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10:50 to 11:10

11:10 to 11:20

11:20 to 12:00

12:00 to 12:50

12:00 – 12:50
1A: Absence management

Practical strategies and tools to effectively manage both short and long-term absences

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12:00 – 12:50
1B: Branding as an employer – recruitment and retention

Ensure robust recruitment strategies as well as staying on top of exit procedures and how to market your brand successfully

Gill Martindale, Senior HR Consultant, Browne Jacobson LLP

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12:00 – 12:50
1C: How to create kinder, stigma free, cultures of trust in your workplace

We look at how we can create a kinder culture of trust where everybody feels confident to open up a conversation about mental health without fear or making someone else feel awkward.

David Beeney, Founder, Breaking the Silence

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12:50 to 13:40

13:40 to 14:30

13:40 – 14:30
Whistleblowing

An interactive look at different scenarios within the education sector and how to handle them

Ian Deakin, Senior Associate, Browne Jacobson LLP

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14:30 to 15:20

14:30 – 15:20
Difficult conversations – when, how and what?

A look at difficult conversations, focusing on the timelines around them and the actions and outcomes to employ for different situations

Gill Martindale, Senior HR Consultant, Browne Jacobson LLP

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15:20 to 15:40

15:40 to 16:30

15:40 – 16:30
2A: When to suspend?

Consider when suspension may or may not be suitable during disciplinary procedures and if and when to reinstate. Also taking into account safeguarding issues

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15:40 – 16:30
2B: Contracts management

Getting employment status right, ensuring contracts are designed appropriately to protect from claims and establish whether an individual should be an employee or a worker

Ian Deakin, Senior Associate, Browne Jacobson LLP

 

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15:40 – 16:30
2C: Managing change

Ensure you are in the best position to manage any changes that may occur to structures and personnel

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16:30