HR Leaders' Summit 2019

Supporting and engaging the workforce with innovative HR leadership

separately bookable workshop
The changing workplace – focus on harassment, bullying and mental health
10 April 2019, 9.30-12.30

Examining current developments in the law relating to harassment and bullying, addressing the #MeToo movement, and discussing the new focus on mental health.  This interactive session will look at practical options for identifying and dealing with these difficult workplace issues.

  • Understanding the legal framework: employment law risks and the need to ensure a healthy and safe workplace
  • The relevance of mental health and wellbeing
  • Setting the corporate culture and the role of policies
  • Recognising the signs of stress or a potential mental health issue
  • Investigating and managing the sensitivities when dealing with serious allegations
  • Openness versus confidentiality – squaring the circle in the age of #MeToo

James Warren

Special Counsel

Kensington Swan

James is an employment law specialist experienced supporting organisations in both the UK and New Zealand with workforce change, employee relations and disputes, and the employment issues arising out of commercial transactions. He has been consistently recommended in the Legal 500 and has been described in various editions as a "clear thinking adviser" providing "great customer service" and as having a "vast knowledge of employment law". James is also an approachable and responsive advocate when dealing with disputes, grievances and claims, focused on delivering practical and commercial solutions.

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