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Transfer - A Journey (Working and Doing Business with the Trans* Community)

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Manchester

Onbar - 3rd Floor

46 Canal Street

Manchester

M1 3WD

United Kingdom

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Join us on our Seminar in Manchester

As businesses, organisations and public services, we’re all bound by the laws laid out in the Equality Act 2010.

This Act enshrines the right to not be discriminated against for Trans* people in the same way as we would not discriminate against someone on the grounds of race, sexuality, age or religion.

In the last two years alone, claims under the Act have cost individual employers like you from £20,000 to over £500,000.

These claims have happened for numerous reasons, however, the most important aspect of the law and the one that we all have the most to be wary of is that the discrimination does NOT have to be intentional, malicious or unlawful.

Mistakes in this area are costly, not just financially, but through irreparable damage to your brand’s public image. This can be devastating to a business like yours.

Ask yourself the following:

  • Are you, your employees and business clued-up enough not to make a costly error?
  • Are you and your organisation sure that everyone understands the complexities involved in serving the Trans* community?
  • Can you be sure the wrong behaviour at the wrong time could not cost you thousands?
  • Do you know the different types of discrimination you could accidentally commit?

As the Trans* community head into the mainstream, more previously-marginalised people are finally able to live how they feel comfortable, and that is an important step.

This heightened visibility, and our continued drive as employers, service providers and individuals, to embrace equality and diversity makes a powerful case for being informed, and this seminar will begin that process for you.

Are you ready for the exciting opportunities and the challenges ahead?

Join us on our ‘Transfer’ seminar, where we explore these issues and celebrate the latest step to an inclusive, equality-driven environment in which we can all succeed together.

Remember, it is not just deliberate mistakes that run the risk of invoking the Act, simple misunderstandings can and do result in legal action too.

Ignorance is no excuse, and tribunals take no account of what you intended, only what you did.


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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The event is only open to people who are over 16 and who are employed/self-employed. It is not open to anyone under 18 who is still in education.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Numerous car parks are available nearby, however by far the best method for travel is tram/train

What can I bring into the event?

Your good self, a pen, your thining cap and a quest for knowledge is just fine.

Dogs are not allowed, excluding guide dogs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please visit our website. www.polkadotconsultants.co.uk

What's the refund policy?

We are sorry but due to costs we are unable to offer any refunds

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, or an electronic copy on your phone/device

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes it is, please contact us to update information

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, but if you could let us know in advance of a change of attendee we would be grateful

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Location

Manchester

Onbar - 3rd Floor

46 Canal Street

Manchester

M1 3WD

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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