Lancashire HR Employers Forum

Together we are Forbes

Wednesday 03 July 2013, Clayton Park Conference Centre, Jct 7 Business Park, Clayton-le-Moors, BB5 5JW

11.30am to 2.00pm

Business Owners/Directors/Managers and HR Practitioners across the county are invited to the Lancashire HR Employers' Forum.

The aim of these forums is to keep you up to date with changes and developments in Employment Law along with bringing you key speakers who can inspire you and your business.


1. Buffet Lunch and Networking

2. Welcome and General Introduction

3. ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service),

  • Employment law update and recent case law (10mins inc Q&A)

4. Ruth Rule-Mullen, Associate, Employment Team, Forbes Solicitors

  • As companies need to be reactive to their commercial environment, Ruth will deliver a
    session on How to Vary Contracts of Employment (20mins inc Q&A)

5. Louise Yates, Director, Clear Perspectives

  • In this interactive session, Louise will introduce the concept of 'toxic' behaviours which if present to any great degree, can have a detrimental effect upon both personal and organisational performance. She will help you to assess the level of toxicity in your own organisation then focus on how you can manage these behaviours and develop alternative strategies for improved performance (45mins inc Q&A)

6. Helen Knowles, Director of Employer Engagement, Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio

  • How can you and your company engage with a Studio School (10mins inc Q&A)

7. Joanne L Pickering, Director of HR & Training, Forbes Solicitors

  • Chair's Report (10mins inc Q&A)

8. AOB

9. Date of next forum - 6th November 2013

This forum, organised by Community and Business Partners and supported by Forbes Solicitors, is FREE and includes a buffet lunch. Forums are open to HR Practitioners along with Business Owners/Directors/Managers across Lancashire.

To book a place please contact Amin Vepari -