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Understanding the Trade Union Bill 2015-2016 and Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting

The employment team at Square One Law invite you to our upcoming breakfast briefing where we will discuss the impending changes that will affect two major areas of employment law; industrial action and equal pay. We will cover:

  • Key proposals contained in the Trade Union Bill 2015-2016
  • What those changes could mean for unionised employers
  • Mandatory gender pay gap reporting for Spring 2016 and the risk of equal pay claims for employers

WHEN AND WHERE:

We are hosting this breakfast briefing in two locations, Newcastle and Teesside

Wednesday 7 October 2015 from 8.30am to 11.00am at:

Evolution LLP, Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Avenue, Wynyard, TS22 5TB

Thursday 8 October 2015 from 8.30am to 11.00am at:

The Toffee Factory, Lower Steenbergs Yard, Quayside, Ouseburn (free parking at Spillers Car Park – sat-nav code NE6 1BU)

The format of both events will be:

8.30am – 9.00am – Registration and breakfast

9.00am – Trade Union Bill 2015-2016

  • An overview of the key proposals of the Trade Union Bill
  • The impact of those changes on employers
  • Practical guidance on how to manage industrial action in light of the proposals

9.45am – Coffee break

10.00am – Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting

  • An overview of the key questions arising form the Government’s consultation paper on closing the gender pay gap
  • The impact of gender pay reporting on employers and guidance on how to manage the risk of equal pay claims
  • An overview of the practicalities of equal pay claims

10.40am – 11.00am – Coffee and networking
Spaces are limited for both events so please ensure an early reservation and notify us if cancelling in advance.

To reserve your free place at either of the events, please contact Lucy Murray on 0843 224 7932 or email lucy.murray@squareonelaw.com

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