Registration and refreshments
16.30 - 16.35
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
18.00 - 19.30