• This education sector webinar covers topical employment law and HR issues within the sector.

    With further changes to COVID rules in place from 1 April 2022, this webinar focuses on key considerations for schools.

    Webinar content

    In the hour-long session, our education specialist speakers cover:

    • The changes for schools from 1 April 2022
    • The impact on staff and connected issues arising from the changes
    • COVID strategy – infection and impact on pay
    • Pregnant staff
    • Dealing with long COVID, including considerations around ill-health retirement
    • Flexible working
    • The rising potential for discrimination claims from pupils and/or staff, and how to deal with these

    Who should watch?

    The webinar will be of value to senior leaders as well as all those with HR, management and staffing responsibilities who work in an education setting.

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

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    Webinar speakers

    Antonio Fletcher, Partner, Brachers

    Antonio is a Partner in our Employment and HR team and heads up the firm’s Education Sector group.

    He joined Brachers in 2017 and was promoted to Partner in 2018. He has nearly 15 years’ experience advising businesses of all sizes on employment law, as well as advising schools and other education providers.

    Antonio was named as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500 2022 directory.

    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.

    She has a keen interest in the education sector and sat as a governor at Waterfront UTC between 2017 to 2021. She has recently commenced a new role as trustee at the Rivermead Inclusive Trust.

    Louise 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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