• This topical education webinar addresses current COVID-19-related HR and employment law priorities for schools.

    In the one-hour session, our employment law experts provide practical guidance on issues including:

    • Dealing with grievances
    • Sickness and long-term absences
    • Whistleblowing claims – what to do

    Who should attend?

    This webinar is suitable for those in HR or senior leadership positions in the education sector.

    View on-demand – how to watch

    Play the video below to watch the full recording of the webinar.

    The content of this webinar is for guidance purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Information correct at time of recording on 30 June 2021.

    Webinar speakers

    Antonio Fletcher, Partner, Brachers

    Antonio joined Brachers in May 2017 having acquired 10 years’ prior experience as an employment law specialist.

    He has a particular interest in the education sector and supports clients with third party complaints, admission appeals and other matters of education law in addition to providing them with support with employment law, HR and data protection.

    Antonio has acted on a broad range of contentious matters in both the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal and has been representing employers in employment tribunal claims since 2007. These have included multi-party claims and claims linked to wider shareholder and board-level disputes and have covered a full range of employment-related claims including equal pay, victimisation, harassment and discrimination.

    Louise Brenlund, Senior Associate, Brachers

    Louise advises on all aspects of employment law, mainly acting for employers but also taking on complex, high-value employee claims work.

    Louise has a keen interest in the education sector and is part of the firm’s education sector group. She sat as a Governor at Waterfront UTC between 2017 to 2021 and has recently started a new role as trustee at the Rivermead Inclusive Trust.

    She is also an active member of the local business community and contributes through her work as vice-chair of the steering group of the Rochester Business Guild and works closely with Mid-Kent CIPD to provide employment law seminars and webinars.

    This content is correct at time of publication

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