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03
Dec 2015

Professional Negligence Seminar: Practical Steps On How To Avoid Claims

There are a number of professional advisors that face claims in negligence each day and these continue to rise daily across varying professions in the UK. There are a number of members in our Dispute Resolution Team that specialise in claims of this type. During this seminar they hope to be able to provide you…

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22
Jan 2016

New Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines – The Impact on your Business and Individuals

Wakefield Office, Paragon Point, Paragon Business Village, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DF On 1st February 2016 new sentencing guidelines come into force which will affect both businesses and individuals who are convicted of health and safety, corporate manslaughter, food safety and hygiene offences. The new guidelines introduce a much more rigid approach to sentencing. Fines…

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22
Jan 2016

Discrimination and the Banter Battle

When does innocent office banter, become a drawn out campaign of harassment? What are the employment law implications of this? This seminar challenges delegates’ pre-conceived notions of what amounts to office banter and reviews what can happen if inappropriate behaviour is left unchecked and the scope this creates for costly employment law claims against the…

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16
Feb 2016

Unfair Dismissal

At the outset, the seminar will offer a refresher to delegates as to the fair reasons for dismissal. The seminar will then concentrate on the practical requirements of carrying out a preliminary investigation, together with guidance on how to avoid legal pitfalls. The seminar aims to instruct delegates as to a fair procedure to follow, how to properly identify areas of risk…

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22
Jan 2016

Mock Employment Tribunal (In Conjunction with Hays Recruitment)

Price: £50 per delegate. Chadwick Lawrence, Yorkshire’s Employment Department of the Year, alongside our commercial partners at Hays Recruitment, invite you to a Mock Employment Tribunal held at Elland Road, the home of Leeds United Football Club. Have you ever frozen under the piercing stare of an Employment Judge, mumbled an incoherent response in reaction…

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22
Jan 2016

Employment Law Update

Delegates attending this event will be provided with a comprehensive update on the latest changes in Employment Law. In particular the seminar will comment upon the legislative changes brought by the Budget, as well as a review of the impact of recent changes made over the last 12 months. Despite an ever-changing political agenda, the…

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16
Feb 2016

Performance Management

This seminar stresses the significance of keeping a close eye on performance issues, in order to maintain a highly motivated productive workforce. In particular the seminar focusses on the importance of early intervention, timely warnings and preventative steps to stop issues at source. The seminar will also examine the practicalities of formal performance management meetings, including compliance with the ACAS Code.

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10
Mar 2016

Managing Employees from Interview to Exit (in Conjunction with Met Marketing)

A joint event hosted by the Norths leading marketing, digital and creative recruiter, Met Marketing and Chadwick Lawrence, the recent recipients of Yorkshire’s Employment Department of the year. During this breakfast seminar delegates will be offered practical tips on managing the recruitment process and steps employers can take to retain the best possible candidates. We…

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22
Jan 2016

The Perils and Pitfalls of Social Media

  In a recent survey of leading business executives, 79% of companies worldwide claim to actively use social media. However, of these companies, only 12% believe they are doing so effectively. Many are unwittingly exposing their businesses to claims by not managing such use by their employees. The growth in use of social media over…

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28
Apr 2016

Recruitment and Employment Law Update (In conjunction with Hays Recruitment)

Chadwick Lawrence, Yorkshire’s Employment Department of the Year, alongside our commercial partners at Hays Recruitment, invite you to a half-year market review, examining recent recruitment trends and updates in Employment Law. The recruitment trends section will examine how continued growth and increased business confidence are still driving recruitment activity, but we are still seeing skill…

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15
Jun 2016

Annual Summer BBQ

Date: 23rd June 2016, 4.30 – 7.30pm Address: 8 – 16 Dock Street, Leeds, LS10 1LX RSVP: by Friday 10th June to Sarah Guest Email: [email protected]

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01
Jun 2016

Business Breakfast Seminar: – ‘Sir Rodney – my life & times’

First Choice Recruitment, in conjunction with Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors are proud to host a business breakfast seminar, celebrating the life and times of Sir Rodney Walker. Sir Rodney will offer us his unique insights from a remarkably diverse business career, which has seen him preside over such organisations as the Rugby Football League, Leicester City…

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15
Jun 2016

Ladies Golf Taster Day

Itinerary – No experience needed 10am – Meet for Coffee 10:30am – Lesson with the Golf Professional 11:15am – Putting Green Practice 12pm – Practice Holes 1pm – Lunch 2pm – Play 3/4 Holes on the Course 3pm/3:30pm – Finish Dress code : Comfortable, no jeans, flat shoes required. Golf clubs are available on request but please…

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15
Jun 2016

Mixed Golf Taster Day

Itinerary – no experience needed 10am – Meet for Coffee 10:30am – Lesson with the Golf Professional 11:15am – Putting Green Practice 12pm – Practice Holes 1pm – Lunch 2pm – Play 3/4 Holes on the Course 3pm/3:30pm – Finish Dress code : Comfortable, no jeans, flat shoes required. Golf clubs are available on request but…

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16
Aug 2016

Families and Pregnancy – Debunking the myths surrounding Maternity, Paternity and Shared Parental Leave (In conjunction with Hays Recruitment)

Chadwick Lawrence, Yorkshire’s Employment Department of the Year, alongside our commercial partners at Hays Recruitment, invite you to a seminar examining the impact of maternity and paternity leave on your business. The seminar considers employee’s eligibility and the mechanisms for requesting leave but also the requirements on employers to deal with matters such as risk…

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15
Sep 2016

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Cybercrime

In the first of a series of business seminars jointly hosted by Packetts, and Chadwick Lawrence LLP we will discuss the dangers of cybercrime and offer potential solutions from an insurance and legal perspective. We are delighted to have secured the service of Gary Hibberd, one of the leading authorities on Cyber Crime in the…

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16
Aug 2016

Long Term Absence & Disability

This seminar focuses on the steps a business should take to proactively manage employees on long-term sickness absence. This includes guidance on welfare meetings, approaches to medical experts and factors to consider when termination of employment is contemplated. The seminar will also explore the concept of disability and analyse the requirement imposed on employers to…

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24
Oct 2016

When The Inspector calls

Our seminar, delivered by Health and Safety lawyer, Nils O’Donoghue, will focus on what happens when a HSE Inspector visits your business, what you should expect and, crucially, how to react. Nils will also guide you through when a Health and Safety Inspector could charge a fee for intervention and the appeals process. Finally, Nils will discuss some…

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16
Aug 2016

Discrimination and the Banter Battle

When does innocent office banter, become a drawn out campaign of harassment? This seminar challenges delegates pre-conceived notions of what amounts to office banter and reviews what can happen if inappropriate behaviour is left unchecked. In this regard the seminar seeks to review the law on discrimination and highlights what Company’s can do to stamp…

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08
Nov 2016

The Perils and Pitfalls Social Media – In conjunction with Hays Recruitment

Chadwick Lawrence, alongside our commercial partners at Hays Recruitment, invite you to a seminar examining the impact of social media in the workplace. The growth in use of social media applications over the past few years has created a number of challenges for businesses, not least issues relating to the protection of confidential information, to…

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08
Dec 2016

The Perils and Pitfalls of Social Media – In conjunction with Packetts

In the second of a series of business seminars jointly hosted by Packetts, and Chadwick Lawrence LLP we will discuss the growth in use of social media applications over the past few years has created a number of challenges for businesses, not least issues relating to the protection of confidential information, to the maintenance of…

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16
Nov 2016

Motoring Law Seminar – Common Mistakes Businesses And People On The Move Make

Chadwick Lawrence will be presenting a free motoring law Seminar on 1 February 2016 at our Leeds Office for businesses on the common mistakes that we see businesses making which lead to motoring convictions. The Seminar is recommended for anyone with a fleet of vehicles, and also individuals who drive as part of their job.…

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17
Jan 2017

New Year’s Business Resolutions

What’s your New Year’s Resolution? Why not make it a plan for the future of your business? With 2017 being the first year in the post-Brexit vote world, it is now more important than ever, for both you and your business, to consider appropriate exit strategies. The Seminar will offer delegates practical solutions which will help you achieve…

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10
Feb 2017

Cyber Crime and Finance Crime

With email hacking hitting headlines more frequently, it is now more important than ever for you and your business to be aware of appropriate Cyber Security measures. This seminar will offer delegates an understanding of how cyber cover protects a business from all angles following an attack. We’ll be covering a topics such as Cyber Business Interruption, Privacy Protection and Hacker…

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06
Mar 2017

Understanding Health Needs Around Noise

Prohms and Chadwick Lawrence are delighted to announce their seminar on ‘Understanding Health Needs Assessments Around Noise’.  At this seminar, Prohms will be sharing its extensive knowledge of understanding noise exposure and how this may impact employees’ health. The seminar is designed to help businesses expand their knowledge on the hazards of noise exposure and…

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06
Mar 2017

Mock Employment Tribunal in conjunction with Riley & Co

Are you aware of what occurs during an Employment tribunal case? Chadwick Lawrence, in partnership with Riley & Co accountants, would like to invite you to witness an unfair dismissal and sex discrimination mock tribunal case. Delegates will benefit from a great opportunity to witness a live mock employment tribunal hearing, including witnesses giving evidence.…

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05
May 2017

Managing Tomorrow’s Leaders in conjunction with Robert Half

In a joint breakfast seminar hosted by Chadwick Lawrence, and the worlds largest recruiter of Finance and Business Support Staff Robert Half, will discuss the challenges associeted with managing the performance of senior level managers and directors. Delegates will be offered practical solutions to manage high end individuals, particularly focusing upon: The importance of documenting…

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02
Aug 2017

Cyber Crime and the GDPR – In Conjunction with Packetts

GDPR is coming in May 2018. There is much to do, and time is running out. In this short presentation you’ll discover the things you MUST do NOW! This is not a theoretical event – you’ll receive pragmatic advice on what you need to do, to avoid heavy fines, reputational damage and possible business collapse. Fundamentally, GDPR is about ‘Giving…

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11
Sep 2017

Health & Safety Mock Trial in conjunction with Lighthouse Risk Services

This interactive seminar will involve a ‘mini’ health & safety mock trial based on a fictional workplace accident, and the after effect for everyone involved. We shall be using practising solicitors and barristers, to ensure this event provides a very realistic view of the court process, with you, the audience, acting as the jury. In this…

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30
Oct 2017

Long Term Absence – How to distinguish the slackers from the genuinely absent

For many Companies the single biggest source of frustration in relation to their workforce is the issue of repeated long term absence. This seminar therefore focuses on the steps a business should take to proactively manage employees on long-term sickness absence. This includes guidance on welfare meetings, approaches to medical experts and factors to consider…

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10
Jan 2018

Employment Update and Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2018

To kick off the New Year, Chadwick Lawrence in conjunction with Hays are proud to present a seminar focusing upon the latest salary and recruitment trends in addition to an update to the upcoming changes in Employment Law This year’s salary guide covers a multitude of professions, sectors and regions, making it one of the…

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30
Oct 2017

Business Owners – Planning for a Successful Future

A joint breakfast seminar run between Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors and Lifetime Financial Management. As well as enjoying a free breakfast on us, the seminar will offer business owners an opportunity to consider appropriate exit strategies for themselves and their business. In particular the Corporate and Commercial team at Chadwick Lawrence will discuss the advantages of…

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10
Jan 2018

Employment Update and Hays UK Salary & Recruiting Trends 2018

To kick off the New Year, Chadwick Lawrence in conjunction with Hays are proud to present a seminar focusing upon the latest salary and recruitment trends in addition to an update to the upcoming changes in Employment Law This year’s salary guide covers a multitude of professions, sectors and regions, making it one of the…

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09
Nov 2017

Discrimination in the Workplace – Harassment or innocent office banter?

When does seemingly innocent office banter become a drawn-out campaign of harassment? The next in a series of seminar held between Packetts and Chadwick Lawrence will attempt to answer this question and examine the impact of a harassment claim on your business. Whether it be in Hollywood or Westminster allegations of harassment in the workplace…

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04
Apr 2018

Kevin Sinfield: From Boot Room to Board Room

Chadwick Lawrence are pleased to be hosting an exciting event in conjunction with Halifax RLFC ahead of their upcoming match against Swinton Lions. Rugby league legend Kevin Sinfield will be hosting a Q&A session before the match, discussing his career and his progression from boot room to boardroom. An England captain, his usual position was Loose forward, although he…

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19
Mar 2018

Handling Difficult Conversations and Workplace Grievances

In the next of our series of seminars, Chadwick Lawrence in conjunction with Hays are hosting a seminar in Huddersfield offering practical solutions as how to handle even the most awkward of conversation. This seminar will be split into 2 parts; the first will explore handling difficult conversations in the workplace, how to keep control…

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25
Oct 2018

Employment Law Update with Hays Recruitment

Chadwick Lawrence’s’ Employment Law Team invites you for a practical seminar session on the recent updates in employment law we have seen in 2018; and how these might affect your business. Over the past year, employment lawyers and HR professionals have seen a dramatic change in ‘worker’ status’. Businesses have increasingly contracted with independent persons…

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25
Oct 2018

Employment Law Update with Hays Recruitment

Chadwick Lawrence’s’ Employment Law Team invites you for a practical seminar session on the recent updates in employment law we have seen in 2018; and how these might affect your business. Over the past year, employment lawyers and HR professionals have seen a dramatic change in ‘worker’ status’. Businesses have increasingly contracted with independent persons…

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07
Nov 2018

Box HR – Informal Resolution

Chadwick Lawrence’s’ Employment Law Team warmly welcomes you for an interactive seminar on how your business can informally resolve disputes between employees or employees and management without proceeding down formal grievance processes to prevent bitter relationships and strengthen the morale of your workforce. In this talk we will be learning to: Understand the benefits of…

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19
Feb 2019

Long Term Absence (in conjunction with Hays)

Chadwick Lawrence, in conjunction with Hays Recruitment, invite you to an interactive seminar to discuss the significant effects long-term absences can have on your business. Join us to hear from employment law solicitors on the most commercially (and legally!) viable ways you can, and should, manage long-term absences, broken down into several talking points: Impact…

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19
Feb 2019

Long Term Absence (in conjunction with Hays)

Chadwick Lawrence, in conjunction with Hays Recruitment, invite you to an interactive seminar to discuss the significant effects long-term absences can have on your business. Join us to hear from employment law solicitors on the most commercially (and legally!) viable ways you can, and should, manage long-term absences, broken down into several talking points: Impact…

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19
Feb 2019

Employment Law Update

Employment law changes continue at quite a pace in 2019, and not simply because of Brexit. This presentation will talk delegates through not only legislative changes on the horizon, but also anticipated case law decisions and commentary on what to expect in the year ahead. The Government published the Good Work Plan towards the end…

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19
Feb 2019

Employment Law Update

Employment law changes continue at quite a pace in 2019, and not simply because of Brexit. This presentation will talk delegates through not only legislative changes on the horizon, but also anticipated case law decisions and commentary on what to expect in the year ahead. The Government published the Good Work Plan towards the end…

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19
Feb 2019

My HR Audit

This interactive HR event is a must for all managers /directors charged with overseeing HR function of their business. The event will provide a walk through to an ideal HR set up for any SME and to explore the HR requirements throughout the employee lifecycle including specific reference to: Recruitment Induction Absence Disciplinary Grievance Termination…

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13
Oct 2020

COVID-19 & HR: Further Update in Conjunction with Hays Recruitment

In conjunction with Hays Recruitment, we will be holding a follow up webinar from our last event in July; we will be addressing the latest developments in relation to the Job Support Scheme, the Kickstart Scheme, the Job Retention Bonus and redundancy issues. With the current economic climate facing the full effects of the pandemic,…

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22
Jan 2021

Annual salary guide and managing absence during COVID-19 – HAYS

In a joint event with Hays Recruitment we will be setting how best to manage sickness absence arising as a result of Covid-19. This will include answering questions such as; Can I use furlough for an employee of sick? What do I pay an employee who is off sick with Covid-19? How can we manage…

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02
Feb 2021

Flexible working and working from home: is this the new normal?

A joint event hosted by Chadwick Lawrence , TSG and the FD Centre looking at flexible working and how technology can support this. Chadwick Lawrence will be presenting on the legal background to flexible working, including working from home.  Many employers and employees must adapt quickly as a result of the global pandemic, which involved…

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22
Jan 2021

Chadwick Lawrence Employment Law Update

In conjunction with HAYS Recruitment, Chadwick Lawrence present an Employment Law Update led by Sam Pawson, Partner in Charge of Employer Services.   This webinar will inform you of the significant recent employment law updates covering the first few months of 2021, including:   the 2021 Budget announcements and considerations for employers; the current COVID-19…

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29
Apr 2021

Managing Sickness Absence & Lateness

In a joint event hosted by Chadwick Lawrence and Evalu8, we will present on absence management procedures and how technology can assist with this. Chadwick Lawrence will present on the capability procedure for long-term sickness absence, including occupational health referrals and how to manage employees suffering with Long-COVID-19 Chadwick Lawrence will also cover the issues…

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02
Sep 2021

Performance Management – Still relevant? With HAYS Recruitment

In a joint event hosted by Chadwick Lawrence and HAYS Recruitment, this webinar will focus on exploring ways of performance managing employees to help create a more effective workforce and will discuss whether performance management techniques and effective in the “new normal”. We will also discuss how best to communicate performance related matters with employees,…

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02
Sep 2021

TSG & Chadwick Lawrence: Make cybersecurity your priority

TSG’s Rob Fletcher will be joining us to discuss the value of Cyber Essentials as a framework and roadmap towards good security practices and will be touching on the importance of user awareness training and best practice in this area. Rob is both CISSP and CISM accredited and has worked in the field of cyber…

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02
Sep 2021

Whistleblowing and Subject Access Requests

Chadwick Lawrence will be presenting a webinar on what a whistleblowing claim is by considering the legal elements required and how to identify and mitigate such claims. The webinar will also focus on practical steps that employers can take to help reduce the risk of such claim. Alongside this the webinar will also look at…

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02
Sep 2021

Part-time Workers and Evalu-8 Demonstration of Holidays

Chadwick Lawrence and Evalu8 will present on the status of holiday entitlement for part time workers, together with discussing the benefits of technology to manage holidays. Chadwick Lawrence will present on the calculation of holiday entitlement for part-time workers, including how to manage holiday pay with bank holidays and the considerations of holiday pay for…

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02
Sep 2021

Our Salary Guide Launch Event

UK SALARY & RECRUITING TRENDS OUR NEW WORK OF WORK PLAN FOR SUCCESS IN 2022. Register now for our salary guide launch event in partnership with Chadwick Lawrence LLP. Join us to discover the latest UK Salary & Recruiting Trends and explore the changes 2021 brought to the workplace. Our speakers will be discussing how…

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02
Sep 2021

The Onboarding process and Right to Work Checks

Onboarding a new employee is a process that begins the moment a candidate accepts their job offer and when done successfully, can work as an excellent tool to not only attract but retain talent. This webinar will discuss the process of onboarding, starting before and after employment begins, to ensure that your new employees are…

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02
Sep 2021

Gross Misconduct and Disciplinary Procedure

Chadwick Lawrence will cover the legal requirements in establishing a fair dismissal on grounds of conduct as well as the ACAS Code of Practice on the disciplinary procedure to be followed when dealing with staff misconduct, including how to structure a disciplinary hearing. Join us in our interactive mock case study involving gross misconduct allegations…

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