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Professional association cross-sector networking event: Dealing with disability within the Accountancy world

CIPD Sussex Branch

Thursday, 25 May 2017 from 18:30 to 21:15 (BST)

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Professional association cross-sector networking event: Dealing with disability within the Accountancy world


Please see the agenda below for the timings of this event


Join us for what promises to be an interesting session around Disability in the workplace, and the opportunity to network with professionals from a range of professional associations.


Dealing with disability within the Accountancy world


What does Autism mean to you?


The word autism is well known to many and is regularly promoted within schools and amongst young people but is not heavily promoted within the workplace.


During this session Mark Bushby will cover a number of different areas including:


• What is associated with when dealing with a disability, both physical and mental, within        the Workplace.
• How does it affect those working with someone with autism.
• How you can improve awareness of autism/ disabilities within your workplace
• Current legislation including - The Equality Act 2010 and Disability Discrimination Act          1995

 

About the speaker
Mark Bushby


Mark Bushby is a Chartered Certified Accountant, with over 25 years’ experience in industry and education. He now runs his own Training and Consultancy business. He was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome in 2012. Mark is now involved in a number of areas to improve Autism Awareness. In addition to Autism Sussex, he also sits on the West Sussex Autism Planning Group, and also runs an Asperger’s Self Advocacy Group. Mark also gives training to improve knowledge on Autism.

This is a Professional Association Cross Sector Networking Event

The University of Brighton Business School, in association with several local branches of professional associations (CIPD, ACCA, CIM, CIMA, CII, IFA, CMI, IOD, SESCA and the Law Society), co-hosts two evening networking events a year with the following aims:
- to provide opportunities for cross sector networking and exchange of relevant sector information
- to share best business practice and provide for continuing professional development
This event is being co-hosted by the University of Brighton and the ACCA
Venue: University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4AT (there is plenty of free car parking available in front of the building).

Agenda

6.30 - 7.05 Registration and networking (with tea/coffee and nibbles)
7.05 - 7.10 Welcome by Professor Aidan Berry (Director of Brighton Business School)
7.10 – 7.15 Speaker introductions by ACCA
7.15 - 8.00 Presentation: Mark Bushby, FCCA - Dealing with disability within the     Accountancy world
8.00 - 8.10 Q&A and closing notices
8.10 - 9.10 Buffet networking reception
9.10 - 9.15 Depart

This event is free of charge for CIPD members, although booking is essential. There is a charge of £10 including VAT for non-members (please note that refunds will not be issued less than 10 days prior to this event).


 

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.

Do you have questions about Professional association cross-sector networking event: Dealing with disability within the Accountancy world? Contact CIPD Sussex Branch

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University of Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road
BN2 4AT Brighton
United Kingdom

Thursday, 25 May 2017 from 18:30 to 21:15 (BST)


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