DT 1858 The hostile environment – Prevention of Illegal Working

Delegates who attend this session will learn about the operational and practical side of prevention of illegal working obligations on employers.
At the end of the session they should be in a better position to advise clients on their duties under the Prevention of Illegal Working legislation and how to deal with the ramifications of a breach in those duties. Increased awareness of employment law considerations.

The course will also touch on implications of Brexit and recent changes introduced to the Right to Work checks.

This course is being delivered in aid of the presenter’s charity of choice the Alzheimer’s Society. More information about the Alzheimer's society can be found here:

In aid of the Alzheimer's Society this training is being listed at the special price of £150.00 (members and non-members) and £90.00 (concessionary). 

Event details

Date(s):26 June 2019
Start Time:16:00
End Time:19:15
Audience:Immigration and employment practitioners who advise employers on their prevention of illegal working obligations.
Main area other:This training can be booked via the booking button below or over the telephone (020 7251 8383). Please note that payment has to be made at the time of booking and members cannot be invoiced for this training. Booking closes on Monday 24th June at 16:00. 
  • Advising employers on prevention of illegal working checks – what, when and how?
  • Advising employers on how to minimise the risk of discrimination claims when carrying out prevention of illegal working checks.
  • Practical guidance for managing your clients’ employment law risk when dealing with cases of suspected illegal working including: unfair dismissal, discrimination, breach of contract and deduction from wages claims.
  • Common issues and practical tips
  • Difficult cases: Employment restrictions applicable to various immigration categories
  • Sanctions against employers and challenging these
  • Special considerations for licenced sponsors
  • Advising employers on civil penalty regime – sources, processes, points to check and ramifications.
Tutor details:Hazar El-Chamaa, Partner, Penngintons Manches LLP and Hester Jewitt, Senior Associate, Penningtons Manches LLP
Tutor biographies:Hazar El-Chamaa is a Partner at Penningtons Manches LLP and is an elected trustee of ILPA. She has over 15 years immigration experience. Hazar’s clients include large multinational companies, who she advises on all aspects of business immigration including prevention of illegal working, sponsor licence compliance, restructuring and business strategies. Hazar is a regular speaker on immigration law matters and is recommended by the Legal 500, Chambers HNW and Who’s Who Legal.

Hester Jewitt is a Senior Associate at Penningtons Manches LLP with over 18 years experience in employment law.  Her clients range from senior executives to multi-national companies. She provides practical advice on all matters including employment status, unfair dismissal, discrimination, contracts of employment, disciplinary and grievance matters. Hester also devises and runs training events for clients on the employment law issues and regularly speaks at external seminars.

PriceNon Member Training Prices: £150
Concessionary Training Prices: £90
Member Training Prices: £150

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