Discrimination Law Breakfast Briefing and Free Insurance Health Check

09 Jul 2014

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They say it doesn't happen!

They say a law is not needed!

But the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 is only 66 days away!

Date: 17 July 2014
Venue: Royal Yacht Hotel, St Helier
Registration: 7.30 am.
Start: 8:00 am
Close: 9:30 am

Join Law At Work and Rossborough Insurance for a free breakfast briefing on how the new discrimination law might affect you.

Whether you are a business owner, partner, employer, self employed or a provider of goods or services, this law will make a difference in what you do.

Our panel of experts include Law At Work's Technical Director Sharon Peacock who has extensive employment relations and anti-discrimination experience, Patricia Rowan, Director of the Jersey Advisory and Conciliation Service and Malcolm Ferey, Chief Executive of Jersey Citizens Advice Bureau Limited.  They will be joined by Adam Wickens, Senior Management Liability Underwriter from AXA Insurance who has first hand knowledge of the types of issues faced in the UK. 

This presentation will not go into depth of what is in the new law - that has been done on numerous occasions - but it will cover: a overview of what you need to be aware of; what you need to do in practice; what you need to consider when providing goods and services; what will happen if a claim arrives on your doorstep; and how you can try and protect yourself from liability.  Our panel has the experience and is equipped to provide insight into these issues and any other queries you may have.

Breakfast refreshments will be served.  Spaces are limited.  To register please click here to download the registration form.

If a brief overview is not enough and you want specialist insight into the discrimination law or you need an insurance health check then join us later in the day for additional sessions that will provide greater guidance and support.

Session One - Discrimination in Black & White - Presented by Law At Work

10.00am - 12.00pm, Royal Yacht

This session is to develop an understanding of Race discrimination and incorporates the key concepts of unlawful acts, the meaning of race, the types of discrimination, what defences are available, and the enforcement of the law.

The session will cover:

• Areas of protection;
• Who is eligible;
• Racial grounds and profiling;
• Types of discrimination such as direct, indirect, victimisation and harassment;
• Why care? To include personal liability;
• Defences;
• Enforcement; and
• What to do next

To confirm your place please click here to download the registration form.

 

Session Two - Business Insurance Health Check - Presented by Rossborough and AXA Insurance

2:30pm-4:30pm, Royal Yacht

If you're a small business owner or if you're responsible for managing the insurance needs of a business or charity of any size, it's vital you seek regular, professional insurance advice to make sure you're adequately insured. Rossborough provides its clients with a range of tailored insurance products that meet each individual businesses needs, including professional indemnity, directors & officers, employers liability, travel, public liability, business risk/continuity, contents and buildings cover, amongst other insurances. 

On 17th July, Rossborough's specialist commercial brokers will be on hand between 2:30pm-4:30pm to provide business insurance health checks and an opportunity to discuss any queries you may have. In addition, a commercial insurance expert from Rossborough's partner, AXA, will also be on hand to discuss, in particular, AXA's MLP with D&O and EPL cover, which specifically relates to liability protection as a result of racial discrimination. There is no need to pre-book for this training session.

If you are interested in having a free and personal business check, please come along and see us on the day.

We look forward to seeing you there.

 

 

 

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