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See our webinar programme below and replays of previously held webinars toward the bottom of the page.

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Upcoming Webinars

Employment Law Changes 2020

Annual Review 2021 / Ask The Panel

25 November 2021, 10:00–11:00
  • Angie Crush Solicitor
    Angie Crush
    Partner Plus 2 others

Our panel take a look back over the year and consider the important cases, the introduction of any new laws or rules and the impact of Brexit.

Past Webinars

Pregnancy & Maternity Discrimination

14 October 2021, 10:00–11:00

In this webinar our panel of experts consider the key rights of pregnant employees including antenatal appointments, health and safety protection, miscarriage, the rights during maternity and additional maternity leave period, Statutory maternity pay, the right to return to the same job or a suitable alternative, priority in redundancy situations, flexible working applications, and protection from dismissal, detriment or discrimination.

Complex Sickness & Incapacity Issues

16 September 2021, 10:00–11:00

In this webinar we tackle complex issues around employee sickness absence and the risks to your business that can result. We discuss grievance and disciplinary processes during sick leave, getting payments and holiday entitlements right, gathering evidence, and moving towards dismissal. We also share some of our latest advice on handling COVID in the workplace, as well as important issues and recent developments regarding the treatment of menopause at work.

Social Media Disciplinaries & Dismissals

10 June 2021, 10:00–11:00

In this webinar our panel of experts discuss social media policies and procedures and in relation to the contract of employment, including risks of social media throughout the employment life cycle; practical ways to reduce the risks; policing the policies, evidence and implied terms; bringing the name of the employer into disrepute – PR and practical measures to reduce the impact; adopting a fair procedure and reasonableness in relation to social media dismissals, and defamation, malicious falsehood, harassment, high court injunctions.

Unfair and Constructive Dismissal

13 May 2021, 10:00–11:00

In this webinar our panel of experts discuss the five permitted reasons for dismissal, adopting a fair procedure, the qualifying period, behaving ‘reasonably’, providing written reasons, the ACAS Code of Practice, the effect on restrictive covenants and breaching the implied term of trust and confidence resulting in a constructive dismissal.

Settling Employment Disputes

11 March 2021, 10:00–11:00

In this webinar our panel of experts discuss how to settle a workplace dispute including the involvement of the grievance procedure, the ‘two year’ rule, when suspension is appropriate, pre-termination negotiations including the statutory procedure and the ‘without prejudice rule’, the statutory procedure, improper behaviour, workplace mediation, dismissing senior executives, settlement agreements and Calderbank offers.

Discipline and Performance Management

11 February 2021, 10:00–11:00

In this webinar our panel of experts look at when it would be appropriate to commence a performance management process or commence the disciplinary procedure. We shall be reviewing the disciplinary procedure and any contractual conditions, the sanctions that can be given in relation to the offence, fairness and the ACAS Code of Practice, overlapping sanctions, the procedure to be adopted including the appeals procedure, the dangers posed by discrimination, the thorny question of being ‘reasonable’ and when a dismissal becomes appropriate.

2020 Annual Employment Law Update

10 December 2020, 10:00–11:00

A review of new employment laws during 2020 and ‘Ask the Panel’ a question about any employment law topic

Enforcing Post Termination Restrictions

12 November 2020, 10:00–11:00

A legal update looking at new case law affecting post termination restrictions including non-compete provisions, non poaching and non-solicitation of clients plus an update on what constitutes confidential information.

Hidden Disabilities in the Workplace

8 October 2020, 10:00–11:00

Learn from our experience and the law about how to identify hidden disabilities in the workplace including dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism spectrum disorder and find out the steps employers should take to accommodate workers including the duty to make reasonable adjustments.

Whistleblowing Update

17 September 2020, 10:00–11:00

An in depth look at recent developments in case law concerning whistleblowing including the scope of the law, making a protected disclosure, detriment, protection for whistle-blowers, a new duty of care on companies to protect their employees against financial loss, and effective whistleblowing policies.

Employment Contracts, Policies and Workplace Procedures Update

9 July 2020, 10:00–11:00

With workplace procedures changing rapidly due to the coronavirus, we shall be discussing the effects on the contract of employment and considering what changes could and should be made in the light of the pandemic.

Re-structuring to Reduce Numbers

11 June 2020, 10:00–11:00

We will be looking at the law in relation to conducting a re-structure of the workforce and the procedures that must be followed to avoid claims for unfair dismissal and failure to consult representatives.

Routes to re-opening your office workspace

27 May 2020, 09:30–10:30

External Presenters

  • Chris Sagal
    Christian Logue

This webinar will examine what the latest regulations and advice mean for employers with office environments.

The Employment Landscape During and After Lockdown

14 May 2020, 10:00–11:00

A look into the current and future employment scenarios when the current lockdown is lifted. A discussion of the likely challenges that lie ahead for employers.