Employment & HR for State Funded Schools

Changing Employment Contracts: Law, practical guidance and procedure

This timely seminar will help you understand how to successfully implement change in the employment relationship.  Topics will include:

  • Does the contract allow for change? How elastic are flexibility and mobility clauses?
  • Introducing change by agreement.
  • The dangers of unilateral changes – working under protest and “standing and suing”.
  • Dealing with trade unions – the dangers of by-passing collective bargaining (Kostal Ltd v Dunkley (2019).
  • Dismissal and re-engagement – the pitfalls explained.
  • Individual and collective consultation.
Date and Location

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Radisson Blu Hotel
No 1 The Light 
The Headrow 
Leeds 
LS1 8TL

(map)

Timings

08:30am:  Arrival, registration and refreshments
09:00am:  Changing Employment Contracts: Law, practical guidance and procedure
10:30am:  Networking 
11:00am:  Event close

Speakers

Dr John McMullen

Fee

This event is free to attend.

 

£0.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

Mock Disciplinary Hearing - Sheffield - 01.10.2019

Ms Margaret Malloy is a high performing employee, but recent posts on social media appear to show her attending a theme park when she was off work ill. An investigation has been carried out and a disciplinary hearing arranged…

This fully interactive session will provide delegates with the opportunity to witness a ‘live disciplinary hearing’ where you will observe all aspects of the hearing and also have the opportunity to influence the outcome.

Our HR Consultants will be joined by legal colleagues to act out proceedings and will explain the process and potential pitfalls along the way.
Delegates attending this session will:

  • Witness a full disciplinary hearing
  • Receive guidance on how to conduct a disciplinary hearing in accordance with their own policy and ACAS guidance.
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions and liaise with the chair of the panel to influence the outcome of the hearing
  • Network with other organisations and have the opportunity to speak with HR Consultants and Employment Lawyers after the seminar

This event is the latest in our series of successful HR seminars and is appropriate for delegates from any sector.

Date and Location

Tuesday 1 October 2019

The Source Skills Academy,
300 Meadowhall Way,
Sheffield
S9 1EA (map)

Timings

9.30am: Registration and refreshments
10.00am: Seminar starts
12.00pm: Seminar ends

Speakers

Craig Vincent | Polly O'Malley | Dr John McMullen | Penny Walters | Rebekah Young

Fee

This event is free to attend.

 

£0.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

Guidance Update: Safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings.

Summary

The Safer Recruitment Consortium has updated the original Department for Education (‘DfE’) guidance published for schools entitled ‘Safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings.’ (‘Guidance’)

Employment and HR in Education Conference 2019 - London - 10.10.2019

Safeguarding staffing for an uncertain future

Join us for our sixth annual Employment and HR in Education Conference where Stone King’s highly experienced team of lawyers and HR consultants will look at how to ensure that your school’s staffing is secure and futureproof. The day will include sessions as follows:

  • 20 most frequently asked questions under our retainer service and the answers
  • The teacher recruitment crisis
  • How to ensure that terms and conditions are fit for the future and exploring freedoms
  • Unconscious bias
  • Engaging and retaining talented employees - Delivered by our keynote speaker Denise Inwood. Denise is a former senior school leader, now founder and managing director of BlueSky, creators of BlueSky Education, a leading online performance management, CPL and self-evaluation solution for schools.

We will again be running this conference in both Leeds and London this year. The team would be delighted to welcome you to either event.

Date and Location

Thursday 10 October

Farmers and Fletchers in the City 
3 Cloth St 
Barbican
London
EC1A 7LD

Timings

9:45am: Registration 
10:00am: Start
3:30pm: End

Speakers

Our team of experienced employment lawyers and HR consultants.

Fee

£75 per person.

 

£75.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

Employment and HR in Education Conference 2019 - Leeds - 12.09.2019

Safeguarding staffing for an uncertain future

Join us for our sixth annual Employment and HR in Education Conference where Stone King’s highly experienced team of lawyers and HR consultants will look at how to ensure that your school’s staffing is secure and futureproof. The day will include sessions as follows:

  • 20 most frequently asked questions under our retainer service and the answers
  • The teacher recruitment crisis
  • How to ensure that terms and conditions are fit for the future and exploring freedoms
  • Unconscious bias
  • Engaging and retaining talented employees - Delivered by our keynote speaker Denise Inwood. Denise is a former senior school leader, now founder and managing director of BlueSky, creators of BlueSky Education, a leading online performance management, CPL and self-evaluation solution for schools.

We will again be running this conference in both Leeds and London this year. The team would be delighted to welcome you to either event.

Date and Location

Thursday 12 September

Radisson Blu Hotel
No 1 The Light
The Headrow
Leeds
LS1 8TL

Timings

9:45am: Registration 
10:00am: Start
3:30pm: End

Speakers

Our team of experienced employment lawyers and HR consultants.

Fee

£75 per person.

 

£75.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

ACAS Education Forum: South West - Bristol - 04.07.2019

In partnership with Stone King LLP, a recognised education sector specialist, ACAS SW has launched the ACAS Education Forum: South West. Covering regions Bristol, Devon, Wiltshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Cornwall.

The Forum is primarily aimed at HR and Business Managers in Schools, as well as Further Education and Higher Education establishments.

The Forum provides the opportunity for professionals to learn in a collaborative environment and we invite you to join our members and share good practice.

The first seminar in the series will cover the topic of ‘Conducting a Disciplinary Investigation’. The seminar will cover:

  • Practical guidance
  • Application of the ACAS code
  • Legal principles

 

Date & Location

Thursday 4 July 2019 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol City Centre,
Redcliffe Way,
Bristol,
BS1 6NJ

Timings

9:30: Registration and refreshments
10:00: Introductions
10:15: Seminar starts
11:45: Seminar ends (followed by networking)

Speakers

Jean Boyle | Surinder Kaur Dhillon | James Barratt | Michael Fenn (ACAS)

Fee

This vent is free to attend.

£0.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

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