East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce HR Forum Sponsored By Forbes

At this next HR Forum we'll be looking at Future Talent and will hear from guest speakers Sophie Clarke from Boohoo and Hannah Allen from Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone. We'll also hear from Forbes' Business Immigration specialist Mo Chaudhry, and Emma Swan will consider the impact on businesses following the General Election results.

July 9th, 2024

Published: April 13th, 2024

9:00am - 11:30am

Are you prepared for the next generation of talent? 
Find out what Boohoo Group are doing in supporting the upcoming stars of the future. From work experience opportunities to apprenticeships and graduate scheme, there are so many benefits to your businesses in investing now into your future.

Sophie Clark, Boohoo's Communications and Culture Manager will share an insight into what the Group are aiming to achieve over the next year in order to be at the forefront in supporting the next generation.

Whether you are a small business looking to support your current employees in developing their skill sets and don't know where to start, or a large employer who is unsure how to use your government apprenticeship levy or looking to invest in young talent, this 20 minute insight will provide you with some top tips to better support you in understanding the next steps in aiding your businesses development. 

The Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone team will update us on how they support local businesses and young people through their employability hub and the investment they are making to support this..

We'll also hear from Mohammad Chaudhry, Senior Associate and Head of Business Immigration at Forbes Solicitors. Mo will be talking about ‘Bringing talent in from abroad’ and the benefits of having diverse workforce in the UK and how to navigate the complex UK immigration law with regards to employing migrant workers for your business.

Finally, Emma Swan, Representative of the East Lancs Chamber on the Employment Law and Immigration Committee of the British Chambers of Commerce, and also Partner and Head of Commercial Employment at Forbes Solicitors, will provide an insightful briefing following the General Election results and share with delegates what Employers need to know about the new Government’s plans for employment law.

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