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NEW: Annual Employment Law Conference 2021

Our ever popular Annual Employment Law Conference will return for a 22nd consecutive year on Thursday 18th November 2021. We are currently developing the programme and will decide on the format of the format in the coming months. If you would like to provisionally reserve a space for the event please drop us an email.

21st Annual Employment Law Conference - 19th November 2020 Price held at £95(+vat)

Our Annual event was successfully held as a virtual event on Thursday 19th November 2020. Full details of the programme can be accessed via the link below.

What is this event?

This is the premier Employment Law Event in the North East It regularly attracts over 240 participants from the private and public sector. Previous attendees regularly return as they see this as a major networking and knowledge gathering opportunity. You can choose the sessions you wish to attend to fit your needs during the event and also have the flexibility to access all of the sessions after the event at a time convenient to you.

Who should attend?

If you are wanting to be seen as a practical expert in your organisation and be totally up to date on Employment Law, please attend. If you are responsible for people development and management, you can gain a lot from this event.

Who runs this event?

The event is jointly run by Weightman Associates, the leading management development consultancy and Womble Bond Dickinson, a transatlantic law firm, providing high-quality legal capability and outstanding personal service to a wide range of regional, national and international clients from 27 key locations across the United Kingdom and the United States .

Booking Information

Spaces are limited for this event and demand is high so please book early to secure your space. This full day event is only £95 per space.

Please click on the flyer image below to access the Event Programme for the 2020 Conference.


Consultation and Redundancy - The Essentials for Line Managers

This practical virtual session is ideal for Managers and HR Professionals who are not familiar with the Consultation and Redundancy Process. It includes guidance on the different types of meeting involved and how to prepare effectively for each meeting.

By the end of the virtual session, participants will be able to

1.Provide key information regarding Redundancy and the law

2.Describe the stages of a Consultation process and plan effectively for each stage

3. Provide clear information on the proposal to employees affected and explain the why

4.Confidently facilitate consultation meetings to request views of employees

5.Consider the views expressed and communicate a response with reasons

6.Know how to break the news and deal with reactions in a redundancy meeting

Duration 1.5 hours

Max number of Participants 4 per session

Slide support included

Price £200 plus vat

Please contact us if you wish to find out more about the events above or if you have a training need for an in house course or coaching and you would like more information, please call John on 07443 654 864 or please contact us  for booking enquiries: info@weightmanassociates.com

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