FSB hosts equality and human rights seminar

The Federation of Small Businesses is to host a free equality and human rights seminar, which addresses issues of vital importance to all businesses.

It will explore when and how equality and human rights law applies to smaller businesses and what they can do to comply.

The seminar will provide an opportunity to look behind the thinking of the requirements from practical experience and to engage in debate and share and explore experiences as business providers. 

The session will include looking at definitions of legal terms and gives practical advice on how to stay within the law when recruiting and promoting employees whilst reducing costs, retaining and attracting the best staff, improving productivity and performance, making a positive equalities difference and much more. 

The session will look at recent Case Law and how human rights and compliance with equalities can safeguard you and how it can add value to your business through explaining how smaller businesses can identify human rights issues that they could face, and what to do about them.

The session will also consider matters of community cohesion and the role of business in society today.

The Session Leader will be Chrissy Meleady MBE, chief executive of Early Years Equality (a UK National Charitable organisation championing multi-strand equalities) and has advised other government departments and business on a range of equalities and human rights issues.

The event will take place at 6pm (light refreshments will be available from 5:30pm) on Wednesday 18 June at In Touch Care Ltd, St Davids House, Drake Business Park, 11 Drake House Crescent, Sheffield, S20 7HT. 

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