Two hot topics for HR Professionals in one evening from Girlings’ Employment Law specialists Carl Vincent and David Morgan:
The Gig Guide
How does employment law impact the Gig Economy? David looks at employment status, sham contracts and the impact of the Uber decision on atypical workers and their employment rights. He also examines working time, zero hours contracts and the investigation into employment practices at Sports Direct.
Holiday Pay Update & Gender Pay Reporting
An essential guide to the latest developments relating to holiday pay including what must be included in holiday pay rates, the applicability of the Deduction from Wages (Limitation Regulations) 2014; holiday accrual during extended sick leave, rolled up holiday pay and “Working Holidays” together with an update on the forthcoming legislation on gender pay gap reporting.
Partner & Head of Employment Law - Girlings Solicitors
Carl is a highly experienced employment lawyer with expertise in all areas of Employment Law and Employment Tribunal Litigation. He also has extensive experience of High Court Litigation and Partnership and Shareholder disputes. www.girlings.com
Associate Solicitor Employment Law – Girlings Solicitors
David has experience in many areas of employment law and provides HR and employment law advice to employers who also instruct him on a retainer basis. With strong commercial skills gained working in the pharmaceutical industry, he fully understands the commercial pressures faced by his clients. www.girlings.com
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CIPD Kent Branch
We are the Kent branch of CIPD - the professional body for HR and people development. The not-for-profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years.
We have a wide range of organisations and CIPD membership and we respond to this with a full selection of CPD and networking opportunities.
Due to the geographical spread of the county we have 3 area groups – Mid Kent, West Kent and East Kent. Between them they regularly hold sessions with guest speakers on subjects requested by the members. Most events are supported by local companies who host the events and provide an opportunity to meet other HR practitioners.
We also appreciate the specialisms within HR and have Special Interest Groups that meet regularly and occasionally have speakers. These groups include Health and Social Care and Senior Practitioners. Similarly we have smaller bespoke groups, Self Managed Learning Groups that operate throughout the county. These include the Coaching Groups in East Kent and West Kent. We encourage the creation of new groups so if there is not an area covered, why not set one up?
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