Join our employment law workshop on HR Horrors, Wednesday 10 May 2017 or Tuesday 23 May 2017

Goodman Derrick's employment team will be hosting a workshop on HR horrors and how to deal with them. The workshop will use case studies to deal with some of the tricky HR situations often faced by employers.


Due to popular demand, our first workshop on Wednesday 10 May 2017 is now at full capacity, and so we have added a second workshop date, Tuesday 23 May 2017.


Who should attend?

  • Human Resources managers and advisors
  • In-house legal advisors
  • Directors and senior executives
  • Those with responsibility for HR/employment issues

Why attend?

  • Take advantage of our team of employment law experts addressing actual HR concerns
  • An opportunity to bounce ideas off other professionals


08:30 Registration, breakfast and meet the team

09:00 HR Horrors - and how to deal with them

1. Defeated in disciplining Declan by his dubious declaration of depression?
A look at how to deal with an employee who goes off sick just before the disciplinary meeting.

2. Putting up with pregnant Paula and her poor performance?
Considering when it is lawful to dismiss a pregnant employee for poor performance.

3. Can you decline delving Derek’s demand for a diabolical degree of data?
How to respond to an employee who uses a data subject access request as a fishing expedition.

4. Should you suspend suspicious Sammy? 
Discussion of the considerations and pitfalls surrounding suspension of an employee.

5. Dealing with dishevelled Dina whilst dodging the discriminatory dress code
Getting the balance right – dealing with a scruffy employee without imposing an unlawful dress code.

10:30 Close of workshop - you will have a further opportunity to discuss issues with individual members of the team over tea and coffee.   


Clare Gilroy-Scott - Senior Solicitor, Employment

Katee Dias - Senior Solicitor, Employment


Please fill out our booking form to register using the link below.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 - HR Horrors - and how to deal with them booking form


Our sessions are popular and there is usually a waiting list. If you need to cancel your attendance please let us know as soon as possible so that your place can be given to someone on the waiting list. However, you are free to substitute a delegate at any time.

Further Information

For further information on our workshops please contact Jack Osbon or call 020 7404 0606.

For further information on our employment team please click here or call 020 7404 0606.