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Planning for change: Mitigating the risks and offsetting hidden costs

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm BST

With emergence from lockdown and furlough coming to an end in September; businesses can and should start planning their business activity and resourcing, particularly as the economy starts to re-open again. With this comes the re-sizing and shaping of workforces. Is your business prepared for the re-opening of the economy?

Wondering how to embark on change and transformation in your business? Not sure how to balance the aims and needs of the business with those of the people involved to ensure the changes are implemented smoothly?

During this half day workshop session; we’ll help you best prepare by covering the following:

  • Understand the legal risks and costs associated with managing restructures: the worst case scenarios
  • Learn from others by accessing employment case studies
  • Apply your own approaches and strategies to real-life case studies
  • Gain insights into organisational approaches and shortfalls
  • Understand the people’s viewpoint – individual challenges and needs during transition
  • Access strategies to mitigate against the risks and support people through transitions
  • Discuss learning and approaches to managing change and the people impact
  • Go away from the session empowered to plan to ensure your business builds back better by tackling tough business decisions head on whilst reducing your risk.

The session will include delegate interaction and breakout discussions exploring legal case studies and reflections on managing people through change as well as developing strategies for the future.

Guest speakers: Emma Tice, Partner Employment Law & HR Geldards Law Firm

Emma advises a host of businesses in different sectors on both contentious and non-contentious employment law and HR matters. She advises across the whole range of employment law matters from recruitment to dismissal and beyond, involving issues of discrimination, disciplinary and grievance, restructures and redundancy, whistleblowing and TUPE transfers. She is particularly talented at cutting through complex legal and factual issues in order to provide clear and concise advice to clients on the most technical of legal issues.

Emma has worked within the equine, security and care industries consistently over the last few years meaning she has particular expertise in these, often complex, sectors.

Emma can also undertake and assist with HR issues, including grievance investigations, disciplinary matters, consultation meetings and protected conversations. She is also an accomplished and well practised public speaker and so can provide training to HR Professionals or managers in order to improve your businesses’ HR best practice.

Liz Walkley, Director of Empowering Insights

Liz Walkley, Director of Empowering Insights specialises in helping businesses across all sectors address their people related challenges: to re-design and re-shape organisations, manage transformational change and support teams or coach individuals undergoing transitions. She’s passionate about enabling organisations to be more effective or efficient; as well as enable individuals to reach their potential.

Open to registered businesses only. Limited spaces to ensure delegates get the best from our experts.

Important Information: NBV’s workshops are part funded by European Regional Development Fund.  All participants will be required to complete programme paperwork. Only available to registered businesses residing in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Greater Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

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July 7
10:30 am - 1:30 pm BST