Redundancy Seminar and Curry Night!

Redundancy and curry night – an unusual but satisfying combination!

NWELG are looking to combine a practical learning experience, with an opportunity to meet, relax and chat with fellow employment law enthusiasts over some wonderful food at Akbars curry house.

Redundancy is an area that often comes up in practice and can be more complicated than it first appears.  Join us for an evening of insight, fun and connections.

Redundancy Seminar

Date: Tuesday 30th October
Venue: DWF, Manchester
Time: 17:00 – 18:30
Cost: Free of Charge
CPD: 1 hour

Curry Night

Date: Tuesday 30th October
Venue: Akbars, Manchester
Time: 18:45 onwards
Cost: £20 + VAT pp

Register here

*During registration you will have the choice to register to attend the seminar, the curry evening, or both.

All bookings are bound by our terms and conditions.

 

Disability Discrimination Seminar – A Practical Guide

Disability discrimination can be an often misunderstood area. NWELG are hosting an event to unravel some of the myths and pitfalls of handling disability discrimination complaints. The session will be a practical and interactive one lead by experts in the field.

Wednesday 26th September @ Kelloggs, Manchester

Location: Kelloggs, Orange Tower, Media City UK, Manchester, M50 2HF

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Programme

08:45 – 09:15 Registration

09:15 – 09:45 Top tips on handling disability discrimination complaints, presented by Alexander Mellis

09:45 – 11:00 Workshop: An opportunity to discuss, explore and apply the principles behind disability discrimination in practice, presented by Helen Barney

Speakers

Helen Barney – Helen is a modern, approachable barrister who is renowned for her excellent client-care skills and working in partnership with those that instruct her. She is well adept at explaining complex legal arguments in simple plain language and brings to every claim sound case management and tactical awareness.

Alexander Mellis – Alex has a mixed practice in employment and personal injury law. He can be found in court or tribunal on a near daily basis undertaking both interim and final hearings as well as having a busy paperwork practice.

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Thanks to all who joined for Sexual Harassment seminar!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Sexual Harassment seminar last week at HRC Law LLP in Manchester.  It was great to meet everyone and we hope you found Tom Perry and Jack Feeny’s (from No5 Barristers’ Chambers) update on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace informative; and also found their workshop useful.

See you at the next event!  If you’d like to join the NWELG committee to help shape future events, email hello@nwelg.co.uk

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Seminar

Following the recent Harvey Weinstein allegations and the #MeToo campaign, sexual harassment is clearly a problem in the workplace.  In the current heightened climate of sexual harassment cases being brought to the fore, come and receive an update as to the legal employment position in this area. Two specialist employment barristers will provide their perspectives in this area with a combination of lectures and workshops, where attendees will be able to apply their acquired knowledge.

Thursday 14 June @ HRC Law, Manchester

Location: HRC Law LLP, Acresfield, 8-10 Exchange Street, Manchester, M2 7 HA  – how to find us

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Programme

08:45 Registration

09:15 – 10:15 Update on Sexual Harassment

Overview of the law in an employment context – Presented by Jack Feeny
Practical considerations for employers – Presented by Tom Perry

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30– 11:45 Sexual Harassment Workshop

An engaging and entertaining workshop to develop your acquired knowledge on harassment.
Presented by Jack Feeny & Tom Perry

11:45 Coffee & networking

Speakers


Jack Feeny has been ranked as a leader in the field of employment law by Chambers & Partners since 2016. The directory this year conveys “His strength is his technical ability in difficult situations”.


Tom Perry is an experienced lawyer who acts on behalf of both claimants and respondents in the employment tribunal at both preliminary and final hearings. Before joining the Bar, Tom worked as an employment solicitor for 7 years at Withers, Paul Hastings and Allen & Overy.

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TUPE in Practice

Thanks to everyone that joined our TUPE in Practice Seminar! It was great to see so many of you in attendance and the overall feedback for the event was very positive.

If you have any questions for the speakers or if you are interested in becoming a committee member, please contact us on hello@nwelg.co.uk

We are hoping to hold a committee meeting in the next few weeks to plan future events.

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Below are some photos from the day:

Clare Armstrong from Slater & Gordon welcoming delegates
Mugni Islam-Choudhury  from No5 Barristers’ Chambers gives overview and refresher of Traditional Transfers of Undertakings under Regulation 3(1)(a) TUPE 2006
HB workshop
Helen Barney from No5 Barristers’ Chambers delivers TUPE workshop

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Registrations now open for TUPE in practice workshop

Tuesday 6th March @ Slater & Gordon, Manchester
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NWELG: TUPE in Practice
Date: 6th March 2018
Time: 08:30 – 11:00
Location: Slater & Gordon, Manchester
Free event

Service provision change (“SPC”) under regulation 3(1)(b) dominates the recent caselaw. However, it is easy to forget that SPC can also amount to a traditional transfer of an undertaking, and there are some cases where employees are only protected under the traditional model of transfer of undertakings (regulation 3(1)(a)) as opposed to SPC.

This seminar provides a refresher on the main principles and cases concerning regulation 3(1)(a), together with a practical application of key TUPE concepts in an interactive and informative workshop. 

Programme

09:00 – 09:45 Traditional Transfers of Undertakings under Regulation 3(1)(a) TUPE 2006 – an overview and refresher. Presented by Mugni Islam-Choudhury

09.45 – 10.00 Morning break

10:00 – 11:00 Workshop. Presented by  Helen Barney and Mugni Islam-Choudhury
Practical workshop tackling issues of service provision change, traditional transfer and changes to employees’ terms and conditions of employment post-transfer.

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New event for 2018: TUPE in practice

Save the date! We are running a TUPE workshop for your calendars in 2018.  Registrations will open in the new year.

NWELG: TUPE in Practice
Date: 6th March 2018
Time: 08:30 – 11:00
Location: Slater & Gordon, Manchester
Free event

Service provision change (“SPC”) under regulation 3(1)(b) dominates the recent caselaw. However, it is easy to forget that SPC can also amount to a traditional transfer of an undertaking, and there are some cases where employees are only protected under the traditional model of transfer of undertakings (regulation 3(1)(a)) as opposed to SPC. This seminar aims to provide a refresher on the main principles and cases concerning regulation 3(1)(a).

Programme

8.30am: Registration
9am – 9.45am: Traditional Transfers of Undertakings under Regulation 3(1)(a) TUPE 2006 – an overview and refresher. Mugni Islam-Choudhury
9.45am – 10.00am: Morning break
10am – 11am: Workshop delivered by Mugni Islam-Choudhury and Helen Barney


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