Reimagine & Refocus Conference

This virtual conference and supporting workshops have been designed to support you to enhance profit and increase value. We have all faced unprecedented change. The challenge is now for owners and shareholders to reimagine and refocus their organisations to create stability and growth. The Reimagine Refocus conference will help you: Explore ways to grow your...
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COVID-19 Vaccination – How Employers Can Prepare

In this webinar, the Employment team looked at the vaccinations in the workplace and whether it is possible for discrimination issues to arise with those who choose not to be inoculated. Key topics covered included: A brief overview of the CJRS – how to plan for the springCOVID-19 health & safety risk assessmentsCan employers require...
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Right to Work Checks – In the UK, in a Pandemic, in 2021

In this webinar, the Employment team looked at the principles and obligations of right to work checks and the changes employers need to be aware of in light of the Coronavirus pandemic and the end of the Brexit transition period. Key questions covered included: What sanctions could be imposed for employing an employee without the...
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Employment Status – Lessons from the Tax Tribunal

In this webinar, the Employment team looked at the importance of employment status and IR35. Key points of this talk were: Obligations to determine employment status and the IR35 burdenThe different status types and why they are importantThe legal tests for determining employment statusLessons from HMRC’s Upper Tribunal success in the recent Kickabout case Claire...
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Meet the Investor 2020

If you are looking to grow your creative business through investment or by securing a loan, get investor-ready by watching our Meet the Investor webinar. In this video, Acuity Law Partner Tessa Laws was joined by Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund, Nesta and Creative England who offer investment and loans to a variety of creative...
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Data Protection Inside & Outside the Workplace

In this webinar, hosted by our Employment team with Lowri Morgan-Macdonald from our Technology & Communications team, the key points of this talk were: Personal data and the principles of data protectionThe lawful grounds for processing personal data and special category dataData subject rights and subject access requestsHow to avoid, prepare for, and manage data breaches. Claire...
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Immigration & Employment Law: Preparing for 2021

This webinar hosted by the Employment & Immigration team’s Mark Alaszewski and special guest speaker Glyn Lloyd from Newfields Law focused on the intersection between Immigration and Employment Law and the new points-based system. The key points of this talk are: Overview of UK immigration and recruiting overseas workersPreparing for the new Points Based System...
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Demystifying Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance

Since the turn of the decade, statutory and regulatory compliance management has become more prominent across organisations as they face ever-increasing pressure to maintain data governance, operational risk, and information security. Coupled with constantly evolving consumer technologies and the cost of compliance from an infrastructure and personnel standpoint, many organisations – particularly heavily regulated industries...
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Ask the Employment Experts

In this webinar, Acuity Law’s Employment Team discussed questions from the audience surrounding employment law. Frequent questions we have covered included: Employment contracts and varying termsFlexible workingThe Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and furlough leaveGrievances, disciplinaries, and returning to workRedundancies and dismissals Claire Knowles Partner [email protected] +44 (0) 7896 671 817
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Varying Employment Contracts: The Process and Pitfalls

In this webinar, our Employment team presented a talk on the following topics: Methods of varying employment contractsThe risks of unlawful variationsPeople management and practical advice. Claire Knowles Partner [email protected] +44 (0) 7896 671 817
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