Equal Opportunities in the Workplace: What Can the Equality Bill Deliver?

Published: 27 October 2009

Wednesday 18th November 2009, 10.15am to 4.30pm

Venue: One Whitehall Place at The Royal Horseguards, Westminster, London

This special Public Policy Exchange symposium, hosted by the Centre for Parliamentary Studies, offers a timely opportunity for stakeholders and local practitioners to understand and assess the key facets of the proposed legislation and consider its impact on the equality and diversity landscape, with a particular focus on gender rights and workplace discrimination.  Delegates will also have the opportunity to engage and network with their peers and discuss the key challenges that lie ahead in moving towards a pro-fairness framework that places greater emphasis on collaboration, empowerment, openness and stronger public duty.

Speakers include:

  • Angela Mason, National Advisor for Equality and Diversity, Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) (confirmed)
  • Sukhvinder Singh, Head of Workplace Policy, Equality and Human Rights Commission (invited)
  • Jerry Gibson, London Director, ACAS (confirmed)
  • Sam Mercer, Workplace Director, Business in the Community (confirmed)
  • Shelagh Prosser (Chair), Independent Equality Consultant; Former Specialist Adviser, Communities and Local Government Select Committee (confirmed)

Who Should Attend?

  • Equal Opportunities Officers
  • Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Practitioners
  • HR & Organisational Development Professionals
  • Employee Relations Professionals
  • Arbitration Services
  • Employment Tribunals
  • Local Authority Officers & Councillors
  • Police & Fire Service
  • Private Sectors Employers
  • Public Sector Employers
  • Small/Medium Sized Businesses
  • Central Government Departments & Bodies
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • Employment Law Specialists
  • Widening Participation Officers
  • SEN Practitioners
  • Race Equality Councils
  • Race Equality Practitioners
  • Disability Practitioners
  • Access Officers
  • Campaigning Organisations
  • Health Service Professionals
  • Third Sector Practitioners
  • Trade Union Representatives
  • Academics

How to book

For further information and to book your place, visit the Public Policy Exchange website

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