Blackpool Education Forum

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Thursday 05 December 2019, Village Hotel, E Park Dr, Blackpool, FY3 8LL

Forbes Solicitors are launching their popular Education Forum in Blackpool. These forums are currently run termly in the North West and are very well attended. The forums are aimed at Head Teachers, School Business Managers, Finance & HR Officers, Senior Leadership Teams and Governors who want to keep up to date with relevant changes and developments in the education sector.

We are keen to deliver the most relevant topics the education sector will find beneficial, therefore if there are any areas you would like to suggest to us for future forums please do let us know.


08.00am - Arrival and Networking

08.30am - Introduction

08.40am - Holiday Pay and Employment Status - an explanation of the recent holiday pay case Harpur Trust v Brazel and practical advice on the implication of employment status for those who work unusual working patterns

09.20am - Handling Subject Access requests - how to navigate requests and the approach to take where employees are seeking information to support a claim against you as their employer

09.50am - Employment Law Update

10.00am - Drafting and relying upon contracts of employment - an interactive session to identify legal requirement; potential problem areas and how to address those at the point of drafting to help you in the event of a claim

Free Advice Clinic - from 10.30am to 11.00am

The Education Team will be available to answer any individual questions or queries you may have in relation to your organisation/employees.