Blake Morgan's Winter Employment Club

 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Blake Morgan's Winter Employment Club will be taking place at the Conference Centre on 10 December 2015 from 8 am to 10 am.

As they are holding the event here, Blake Morgan have kindly offered Green Park Occupiers a complimentary place (usual cost £30 + VAT). Breakfast will be included.

There is a varied programme, so there will be plenty to discuss with other guests and members of our Employment team.

As the end of the year approaches, would you like the opportunity to review key employment law issues and case law developments over the past 12 months? Would you like the chance to discuss what we can expect in 2016? A range of topics will be looked at, including:

  • The recent developments on working time and travelling
  • The latest position on the ongoing holiday pay litigation
  • The limitation on accruing annual leave while on long-term sickness absence
  • The implication of an employee's permanent incapacity for TUPE purposes
But, it's not just case law developments. 2015 saw significant legislative changes and the same
applies to 2016. Changes to the industrial action legislation, equal pay audits, a cap on public sector exit payments and the introduction of the National Living Wage are just some of the developments we can expect next year.

Do you like to be proactive and hands on? Do you like to work closely with your managers? Be
careful. The EAT was recently highly critical of an HR department's intervention during investigations into allegations of misconduct. In our case study we will consider the steps you need to take to ensure that fair procedures are followed when conducting investigations and carrying out disciplinary proceedings and the issues to consider when deciding on the appropriate disciplinary sanction.

The morning will conclude with Blake Morgan's Employment Quiz to highlight other significant, but less high profile developments of 2015.