Annual UK Employment Law Update

16 June 2015

16.00 - 19.30

Bird & Bird 15, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1JP

Our Annual UK Employment Law Update, where we will explore a range of topical issues and update you on the key developments that you need to know about.

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The programme


16.00 -16.30

  • Registration and refreshments

16.30 - 16.35

  • Welcome and introduction

Elizabeth Lang, Partner, Bird & Bird

16.35 - 16.50

  • A view to the future - what developments can we expect to see in employment law?
    • A discussion about changes we can expect over the next few months including Conservative manifesto items and the forthcoming requirement for employers to publish information about gender pay differences.

Emily Clark, Associate, Bird & Bird

16.50 - 17.05

  • Recent case law developments
    • This year we have had several important decisions which affect (amongst other things) holiday pay, redundancy consultation and dismissals. We will be outlining the key cases and discussing their impact on employers.

Emily Bell, Associate, Bird & Bird
17.05 - 17.20

  • Immigration law update
    • An overview of the recent changes to the Home Office's Points-Based System, the Government's changing attitude to migrant workers and the impact on the recruitment of key talent.

Jonathan Goldsworthy, Associate, Bird & Bird
17.20 - 17.40

  • Parental leave - tricky issues
    • We know what the regulations say, but what are the key legal issues and problem areas likely to be?

Penny Hunt, Legal Director, Bird & Bird
17.40 - 18.00

  • Questions to the Panel

18.00 - 19.30

  • Drinks and canapés