Acas conference: Key trends and challenges for HR in 2019 and beyond.

13 Mar 2019 09:30 - 15:30

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG

Acas conference: Key trends and challenges for HR in 2019 and beyond.
The legal and economic landscape and how it affects your business or workplace is constantly evolving, particularly against the background of the ongoing political and economic uncertainty. Legislation is also frequently introduced and amended.

Join ACAS and leading industry experts for an insight into the key HR challenges facing your organisation in 2019, in order that your business can stay informed, legally compliant and well prepared.

Experts in the world of work will provide a pertinent insight into some of the barriers impacting employee engagement and workplace productivity, and key measures organisations can take to overcome these.
Suitable for delegates from all sectors of industry including managers, supervisors, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union and employee representatives and individuals who wish to enhance their CDP.

The Conference will include presentations regarding the following:

How to improve productivity and performance through effectively managing bullying and harassment in the workplace- Allan Halse; Director of CultureSafe (New Zealand) Ltd.
This unique international perspective will discuss how the learning gained from tackling workplace bullying in New Zealand can help inform best practice with regards to effectively managing bullying in your organisation, which in turn helps improve overall morale and productivity.

Modern Slavery-Lys Ford of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA)
Millions of people worldwide, of all ages and backgrounds, are victims of human trafficking and forced labour. The GLAA’s role, in partnership with other agencies, is to protect vulnerable and exploited workers. This presentation will focus on trafficking awareness for business, spotting the key indicators and next steps.

Menopause in the workplace case study-Dr Vanessa Beck of Bristol University and Joanna Brewis of Leicester University
Vanessa and Joanna are two of the four co-authors of the 2017 Government Equalities Office report ‘The effects of menopause transition on women’s economic participation in the UK’. This presentation will share some headline findings from the author’s recent survey of more than 5000 people on attitudes to, beliefs about and experience of, menopause at work and provide guidance regarding how employers can act in this important area.

Recruitment-Tracey Evans FIRP; Group HR and Quality Director of Pertemps

Employment Law Update-Damien Kelly of Higgs & Sons gives a round-up of the most recent and forth-coming changes in employment legislation and case law.

13 March 2019: £170
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