CIPD 2010 Annual Employment Law Conference set to prepare employers for upcoming legislative changes
6 July 2010, Church House Conference Centre, London
This year's Employment Law Conference from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) will look at the latest developments in employment legislation and case law: the Equality Act, Agency Workers Directive and alternative dispute resolution are just some of the topics to be covered.
The conference is to be headlined by David Frost, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) discussing the costs and benefits associated with employment law; particularly focusing on how to make employment law manageable for employers, as well as sharing insights into the likely legislative impact of the recent general election.
Other sessions include:
• What's New in Employment Law - Ian Smith, Barrister and Dominic Regan, Solicitor and Trainer
• Alternative Dispute Resolutions: avoiding litigation - John Taylor, Chief Executive, Acas and Tom Keeney, Employee Relations Director, BT
Mike Emmott, CIPD Employee Relations Adviser says: "In these difficult economic times, organisations face real challenges in having to implement dramatic changes, while keeping on top of the relevant employment law issues. Uncertainties about the impact of the new coalition government, combined with the increasing complexity of employment law, can put at risk the capability of the organisation to succeed.
"At the CIPD we understand the need and benefits of successfully implementing organisation change in a way that takes account of legislation, but we also realise the costs and time involved in getting to grips with recent developments. Our conference provides an unequalled opportunity for participants to gain a fuller understanding of recent changes in employment law. It is precisely the kind of input needed in order to help organisations incorporate the necessary changes to their policies and procedures."