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supported by Forbes Solicitors
09.00am to 12.00noon

Business Owners/Directors/Managers and HR Practitioners across Lancashire are invited to the HR Employers’ Forums.

The aim of these forums is to keep you up to date with changes and developments in Employment Law along with bringing you key speakers who can inspire you and your business.


1. Light breakfast and Networking (9am to 9.30am)

2. Welcome and General Introduction (9.30am)

3.Dr Michele Lawty-Jones, Director, Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub
Development of the Lancashire Local Industrial Strategy
A brief presentation to describe development to-date, including highlights from the evidence base, the emerging themes and priorities, and a focus on developing an agile, productive and capable workforce across the Lancashire area

4. ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
Providing a summary of key employment law updates.

5. Emma Swan, Partner, Employment, Forbes Solicitors
A summary of recent cases which may impact the workforce and interesting cases awaiting conclusion.

6.Emma Swan, Partner, Employment, Forbes Solicitors
Protecting your Business through your Contract of Employment.
Contracts of employment are often seen as an administrative necessity, but they are actually a critical document in protecting your business. The focus of the session will be on post-termination restrictions, which are often assumed to be enforceable in a contract but are rarely that in practice. Other key terms of the contract will also be discussed.

7. Joanne Pickering, Director of HR & Training, Forbes Solicitors
Chair’s Report.

8. Any Other Business

9. Date of Next Meeting – 18th March 2020

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This forum is FREE and includes a complimentary light breakfast

Forums are open to HR Practitioners along with Business Owners/Directors/Managers across Lancashire.

For AOB please notify us prior to the forum so we can review the nature of the subject and time available.

The forum content is based on your requirements so suggestions for future topics are always welcome to

Please note: In the event of over subscription, where two colleagues are wishing to attend from the same organisation, we may have to request only one attends. Community & Business Partners will be in touch before the Forum if applicable. Please note that the Organisers and Sponsors of this event reserve the right to withdraw an individuals ticket at any given time.

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