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December 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

In this one-day update, leading Employment law speaker and commentator Darren Newman will take you through all of the latest developments in employment law and put them into context for local authorities. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and raise the issues that matter most to you as well as reflect on how your organisation should respond to some of the important developments in employment law that are still in the pipeline.

The content of the day will change to reflect the very latest developments, both in the courts and in Westminster. But expect to hear about:

Reforming Employment Law

  • The proposed cap on public sector exit payments
  • Brexit
  • Employment law after an election

Employment status, pay and holidays

  • Who qualifies for employment rights? Why the Uber case matters for everyone
  • Latest cases on holiday pay – including term-time only workers
  • The National Minimum Wage and Sleepover shifts

Unfair Dismissal

  • Postponing disciplinary hearings
  • Fair investigations
  • The effect of appeals
  • Whistle blowing
  • Union activities
  • SOSR dismissals – right to work in the UK

Equality and Discrimination

  • Equal Pay
  • Proving discrimination
  • Victimisation
  • Justifying age discrimination
  • Religion and Belief

Disability discrimination

  • Defining disability
  • Discrimination ‘arising’ – reviewing the case law
  • Justification and reasonable adjustments


£165 + VAT for North West Employers Membership or £190 + VAT for Non Members of North West Employers

If you have any other topics that you would like to hear about on the day, please email these to dianar@nwemployers.org.uk



December 11, 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel
Manchester Road
Bolton, BL6 5RU United Kingdom


Wednesday 11 December 2019
09.30am - 16.00pm
£165/£190 + VAT for Non Members

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