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If you’re an HR professional looking to get a better understanding of the key legal challenges on the horizon and how they could affect your organization then this event is an absolute must attend. In this intimate speaker and round-table networking breakfast event for 30 management-level and above HR professionals, you will hear from special guest speakers sharing their knowledge and insights on the key topics that should be on your agenda, including Brexit, gender pay gap reporting, the modern slavery act and data/intellectual property threats. You will also have the opportunity to take part in discussions with like-minded peers to explore the potential challenges, solutions and best practices to give you the practical tools to help you take a proactive role in your business’ future.

Your speakers

James Froud, Partner and Employment Lawyer, Bird & Bird

James’ practice is diverse; he advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law at all stages in the employment cycle, supporting clients in many sectors.  He has particular interest in litigating on employee competition issues, involving threats to trade secrets and misuse of confidential information. James has participated in panel discussions and lectured extensively on a variety of HR law subjects and also written for and been quoted in the UK national press and industry publications.

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Emily Clark, Employment Lawyer, Bird & Bird

Emily is a Senior Associate in Bird & Bird’s International HR Services Group in London. She advises on a broad range of HR and employment law matters from recruitment to terminating employment and everything else in-between. Emily has spent a significant amount of time on client secondments where she has worked closely with HR teams to provide practical and business-focussed advice.

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Phil Beckett, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

Phil is a Managing Director in Alvarez & Marsal’s Disputes and Investigations practice in London and brings more than 15 years of experience in forensic technology engagements, advising clients on forensic investigations of digital evidence, the interrogation of complex data sets and the disclosure of electronic documents.

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Who will be attending?

This speaker & networking breakfast event is exclusively for 30 HR professionals at management-level and above from a variety of companies and industries including Alvarez and Marsal, Angela Mortimer, AS&K Communications, BP, Brown Shipley, CAA, Capco, Cognifide, EY, Feed, Great Western Railway, Groupon, Integrated Financial Arrangements, Majestic Wine, Morgan McKinley, Oliver Bonas, Ometria, Once Upon a Time Marketing, Pearson, Peninsula Petroleum, Protiviti, Save The Children UK, SECRETSALES.com, Software Europe, Total Security Services (TSS), YMCA London South West…to name but a few!

What’s being discussed?

  • Brexit: what could it mean for your business and what should you be doing now?
  • Getting ready for gender pay gap reporting
  • HR’s role in compliance with the Modern Slavery Act
  • Protecting your business from data and intellectual property threats
  • Peer-peer learning
  • And much more…

The structure:

08:30 – 09:00 Registration with complimentary hot breakfast rolls, pastries, tea, coffee & juice
09:00 – 09:10 Opening announcements
First session: Brexit, gender pay gap reporting and the Modern Slavery Act
Coffee break
Second session: Data and intellectual property threats
12:00 – Event close

Your host:

This In-house Recruitment Breakfast Series is brought to you by the In-house Recruitment Network, an exclusive community for In-house Recruiters & HR professionals from every industry sector. As an in-house recruiter or HR professional, you are welcome to join the community for free. For more information please call the team on 0203 196 8100 or email hello@inhouserecruitment.co.uk

Event partner:

Bird and Bird

Bird & Bird is an international law firm, with a rare and invaluable grasp of strategic commercial issues. We combine exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their commercial goals. We have over 1,100 lawyers in 28 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world.




*Please note, this event is strictly for In-house Recruiters, hiring managers and HR Professionals only
*We are sorry but recruitment agencies or job boards (other than partners) are not able to attend this event. This includes In-house Recruiters within recruitment agencies or job boards.

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