Workshop: Discrimination at Work

Thursday 28 February 2019
8.30am - 11.00am
MacRoberts LLP, Capella, 60 York Street, Glasgow, G2 8JX

MacRoberts and 3InConsulting are delighted to invite you to an interactive and case study/example-led workshop on 'Discrimination at work - The law, the consequences and how to avoid it' on 28 February 2019. This workshop is aimed at managers, business owners, HR professionals, finance directors and senior leaders.

Diverse and inclusive workplaces are more productive and have been proven to add value to an organisation whilst engaging employees, increasing customers and benefiting the company’s bottom line. There are financial and reputational consequences for employers and organisations who get it wrong. Discrimination and harassment is costly.

Since the abolition of employment tribunal fees, tribunal claims have increased by over 165%. Compensation for discrimination claims is potentially uncapped; and there is no minimum length of service required to bring a discrimination claim. Employers should ensure that they are aware of their obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

At this workshop we will discuss:

  • The Equality Act 2010 – who is protected and what is unlawful;
  • The consequences of discrimination and harassment in the workplace – including tribunal claims, costs and reputation;
  • How to avoid it – empowering employees, creating an environment of diversity of people and thought, collaboration leading to inclusion and innovation, reducing unconscious bias.
Speakers

Jamie Meechan is a solicitor at MacRoberts LLP and advises employees and employers in relation to all
aspects of employment law and HR issues. He represents clients in the Employment Tribunal, and regularly
advises and provides training in relation to discrimination and harassment.

Paul Skovron is an experienced professional with a passion and drive for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and how it influences successful organisations. Paul has a proven ability to make significant changes to inclusion initiatives based on his skills, expertise leadership and a delivery track record. He is often referred to as a Business Pain Doctor from a Diversity and Inclusion perspective.

Programme

8.30am: Registration, networking and breakfast
9.00am: Workshop training
11.00am: Close

Booking

Attendance at this training session costs £75 + VAT* per delegate. Places are limited, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Please e-mail Alice McKinlay to register your place.

*A full refund will be offered for cancellation up to 5 working days prior to the event. Thereafter, no refunds will be given.

 

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