Combatting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Conference #WorkToo

Following the allegations against film producer, Harvey Weinstein and the uprising of the #MeToo movement, the focus on Sexual Harassment has spread not only to encompass individuals but the companies to which these individuals belong. Sexual Harassment is clearly a problem in the workplace and responsible employers must examine what this means for them.

KBL are collaborating with Safeguarding Today, HR Dept Bolton and Jobwise to provide a practical and realistic insight into the issues surrounding Sexual Harassment in the workplace.

Join us at our Combatting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Conference #WorkToo, where our panel of expert speakers will offer insights into this highly sensitive area and bring to the fore the most important issues surrounding Sexual Harassment to ensure that your business is on the front foot concerning issues which can be extremely costly to the business both in terms of financial risk and reputation.

Packed full of practical examples, our interactive conference is designed to help attendees learn to identify potential sexual harassment issues before they occur and apply their acquired knowledge to correctly handling sexual harassment issues and complaints.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 10th April 2019

Venue: National Centre for Motorsport Engineering, Bolton University, Deane Road, BL3 5AB

Timings: 8:00am registration and breakfast, 8:30am conference followed by Q&A session, finishing at around 10:00am

Reserve your place by contacting Kirsty Critchley on 01204 527777 or 

The Speakers

Sarah Collier, Head of Employment, KBL Solicitors LLP

Sarah has practiced exclusively in employment law since qualifying in 2009 and advises businesses on a multitude of HR/employment matters with particular interest in advising on matters concerning sexual harassment, discrimination including disability and cancer-related discrimination. She carries out in-house training for clients on a range of topics and also acts for directors and senior employees on exit strategies and other associated corporate transactions.

Jennifer Smith, Director, Safeguarding Today Ltd

Jennifer has 15 years criminal justice experience as a Barrister and former Crown Prosecutor, specialising in sexual offences and child protection. After 10 years at the Crown Prosecution Service, Jennifer established Safeguarding Today in 2016, a safeguarding training consultancy, providing support and training for staff at every level in relation to all safeguarding requirements.

Karen Pilkington, Director, HR Dept

Karen Pilkington as Director of The HR Dept Bolton has a wealth of experience in varying sectors from professional services to manufacturing. As an CIPD qualified HR professional, she is passionate about assisting business leaders in navigating through the sometimes complex area of employment legislation in order to provide a resolution suited to their business.