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Mock Tribunal – Dismissal of a New Mum

  • 12th September 2017
  • 09:30 - 13:00
  • Lewis Silkin, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford’s Inn, London EC4A 1BL

This event is free for Core Members, however there will be a £50 plus VAT admin charge for non-attendance or cancellations received less than 5 days prior to the event. Corporate, Foundation and non-Members of enei will be invoiced at the appropriate rate below.

Pregnancy and Maternity is a Protected Characteristic under the Equality Act 2010. This makes it unlawful to discriminate or treat an employee unfavourably because of their pregnancy, or because they have given birth recently, are breastfeeding or on maternity leave.   Poor performance, where a person falls short of the required standard at work, can lead to fair dismissal on the grounds of competence.  But if the poor performer has just returned from maternity leave, and has reduced her hours, dismissal can be a potential minefield.   Both sides at our Mock Tribunal believe they have done nothing wrong.

Come and see them collide, and, alongside our genuine lawyers, take the chance to cross-examine the witnesses!

As part of a simulated tribunal hearing, participants will understand:

  • What it feels like to be in a tribunal situation – you will witness this as close to the real experience as possible, including who will be in the room and what happens
  • Some aspects of the law concerning unfair dismissal
  • Discrimination issues relating to Protected Characteristics
  • How employers end up in a tribunal
  • How evidence should be presented
  • How evidence can be interpreted
  • Who wins!

Who should attend

HR Managers, HR Partners, Heads of HR, HR Directors, Line Managers, Diversity practitioners; in-house Lawyers and others who want to know more about discrimination law, who are responsible for HR policy or have a people management responsibility.

Costs

Core Members - FREE

Corporate Members & Foundation Members - £ 199 + VAT

Non Members - £ 299 + VAT

 

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