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FREE Employment Law Seminars - November 2018

Free seminars for HR professionals, managers and business owners. Delivered by Girlings’ Employment Law specialists, Carl Vincent, Paul McAleavey and Head of Corporate & Commercial, Chris Brightling. The seminars are designed to give you the latest information in workplace law.

Details of the seminar programme, dates and venues are listed below.


Thurs, 8th November, 8.45am – 10.15am

Kent County Cricket Club, The Board Room, The Spitfire Ground,

Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3NZ


Tues, 13th November, 8.45am – 10.15am

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, Business Point, Ashford,

Kent TN24 0LH


Thurs, 15th November, 8.45am – 10.15am

Discovery Park, The Magellan Suite, Innovation House, Ramsgate Road,

Sandwich, Kent CT13 9FF

Seminar Programme

Arrival and breakfast: 8.45am

Spot the Difference - Employees, Workers and the Self Employed Carl Vincent: 9.00am - 9.20am

  • How to differentiate between employees, workers and the self employed
  • Why it matters
  • Key legal consequences of the distinctions
  • How far can the wording of contracts assist
  • Recent cases

Shareholders' Agreements Chris Brightling: 9.20am - 9.40am

  • What is a shareholders’ agreement and why is it important?
  • The consequences of not having one
  • Top tips for getting it right

Employee Misuse of Social Media Paul McAleavey: 9.40am - 10.00am

  • The boundary between private life and employee obligations
  • Can you dismiss for comments an employee makes on social media?
  • How to minimise the risks

Q&A Session: 10.00am - 10.15am

For further details and to register your interest, please contact Fiona Minter on 01227 768374 or

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Carl Vincent

Chairman, Head of Department
Employment Law

Paul McAleavey

Employment Law

David Morgan

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