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CIPD - Mental health – The legal aspects (Bournemouth, Poole & District Group)

CIPD Wessex Branch

Friday, 15 November 2019 from 09:00 to 11:00 (GMT)

CIPD - Mental health – The legal aspects (Bournemouth,...

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Bournemouth, Poole & District Group


Mental health – The legal aspects


Our Mental Health - The legal aspects event is being delivered by expert Catharine Geddes – Partner at Lester Aldridge LLP. Catharine will be looking at the following:

  • What the legal responsibilities of employers are in supporting overall mental wellbeing, as well as those with diagnosed mental illness.
  • How employers can work to reduce potential discrimination against those with poor mental health at all stages of the employee life cycle, including recruitment.
  • The implications of not being a responsible employer.
  • Bbest practice recommendations to minimise risks.


As a result of attending this event you will:

  • Develop knowledge of the Equality Act and the protection it offers those suffering with a mental health condition.
  • Implement better practice to reduce the risk of discrimination towards those suffering with a mental health condition.
  • Understand the implications of not implementing best practice.
  • Understand the role of mental health first aid and mental health first aiders


Refreshments will be served from 08:30hrs with the event starting promptly at 09:00hrs.

Our Speaker:


Catharine Geddes – Partner at Lester Aldridge LLP 


Catharine is a very experienced employment lawyer and HR advisor. As a business owner, team leader, manager and former Head of HR, Catharine brings hands-on experience and can deal with disciplinaries, redundancies and training within clients’ businesses.


Professional photography and video production may be taking place at the event, and these images may be used on future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.



Is there parking at the venue?

Yes, on site parking.


What refreshments will be on offer?

Tea, coffee, and pastries.


What is the refund policy for paid tickets?

We operate a 7-day cut-off date for ticket cancellations leading to a refund.


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Do you have questions about CIPD - Mental health – The legal aspects (Bournemouth, Poole & District Group)? Contact CIPD Wessex Branch

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West Hants Club
Roslin Road South
BH3 7EF Bournemouth
United Kingdom

Friday, 15 November 2019 from 09:00 to 11:00 (GMT)

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CIPD Wessex Branch

Amongst the core aims of the Wessex Branch is to fully engage with our nearly 5,000 Wessex CIPD members and local organisations in order to promote best practice in HR and training.


We look to offer support and development opportunities to all members at every level, give assistance with CPD and help upgrading, and through our Group network support local educational establishments and students across the Branch as a whole.

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