Spring Clean your Employment Procedures

Breakfast Briefing

24th April 2018 

JMW Offices, 1 Byrom Place, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3HG

Spring is around the corner and the Beast from The East is no more. What better time to spring clean your employment procedures!

Sarah Evans
 and Jennifer Smith from JMW's Employment team have put together some practical tips on getting your employment procedures up to date when dealing with employees.

The case studies and ideas have come from enquiries we have received from Lawshare members asking for practical advice on employment issues within their firms.

The seminar will cover the following 

  • Managing Sickness Absence – the Monday/Friday sickness bug and the employee on long term sickness absence.
  • Grievances – how to deal with them.
  • Sexual Harassment in the workplace.
  • Conducting a disciplinary investigation and hearing.

Joy Kingsley, Senior Partner at JMW having had a managing role in a number of law firms for over 25 years will provide some practical tips on managing the above situations and avoiding the employment tribunal.

The seminar will be suits to those firms that do not have employment departments. 

Schedule

Refreshments & Registration: 9.00am

Seminar: 9.30am

Finish: 11.00am

All our seminars are free to attend and are worth 1 CPD point.

 

Speakers:

Joy Kingsley:

Joy joined JMW in 2010, in the role of Senior Partner, to assist with the continuing development of JMW.  Her particular areas of expertise are Management and Business Development.

Joy previously presided over the impressive growth of Pannone LLP as Managing Partner and spent two valuable years there as Senior Partner.

Jennifer Smith: 

Jennifer deals with all aspects of employment law, however, she has particular expertise in contentious work and specialises in executive terminations, disciplinary and dismissal issues and discrimination. One of Jennifer’s key strengths lie in her client care skills and she develops strong relationships with both existing and new clients. 

Sarah Evans: 

Sarah specialises in advising and representing senior executives, directors, consultants, employees and office holders across numerous industries, and in both the private and public sectors, and throughout the UK. Sarah advises on all aspects of employment law and has particular expertise in advising on restrictive covenants, in discrimination and bullying cases, in negotiating contracts and exits, and assisting employees in “bulk” exit exercises.


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