Employment Law Update
We have pleasure in inviting you to attend our latest Employment Law Update Seminar on Wednesday 17 June 2015
at Exchange Station, Tithebarn Street, Liverpool, L2 2QP
To reserve your place, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The seminar is designed to keep you abreast of the latest developments in Employment Law, help you to fulfil your obligations and identify potential problems.
The Seminar will cover the most recent changes in Employment Legislation and recent Employment
Case Law which may be of interest to you.
Topics will include:
- Key Legislative Changes:
- Shared Parental Leave
- Other Family Friendly changes
- State Fit for Work Service
- Focus on … Apprenticeships
As numbers of apprentices increase, we look at their special legal status, termination issues and ways of avoiding the common pitfalls.
- Focus on … Holiday Pay
Following the Bear Scotland decision, we look at how holiday pay should now be calculated and how to assess any potential liability for past unlawful deductions.
- Case Update
We look at key cases from the last 12 months and the impact these will have on your
- Insley -v- Accent Catering 
As vaping becomes more commonplace, what measures should employers be taking to control it in the workplace?
- Jinadu -v- Docklands Buses 
The impact of a grievance raised during a disciplinary process and what steps the employer
should take to address it
- Game Retails -v- Laws 
Employee dismissed for offensive tweets froma personal Twitter account, highlighting the importance of a social media policy, coupled with training for all staff
- Bickerstaff -v- Butcher 
Can obesity be a disability capable of protection under the Equality Act 2010?
- The ‘Woolworths’ case
Collective consultation obligations in the context of redundancy
- What’s ahead?
Latest on Tribunal fees
Nicky Benson joined Bermans in May 2007 to lead the
firm’s growing employment team. Having qualified in
1988, she has spent over 20 years specialising in
employment work. She sits as an Employment Judge in
the Birmingham region.
Adrian Fryer qualified in 1997 and has specialised in
employment law since then. He has a particular interest
in TUPE, collective consultation issues and trade union
Rachel Power qualified in 2000 and has significant
experience in handling claims in the Employment
Tribunal, including complex TUPE litigation, multi-strand
discrimination claims and collective claims.