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Westminster Employment Forum policy conference: November 2019
Thursday, 2nd May 2019
Establishing the National Retraining Scheme - take-up, delivery and adapting to a changing labour market
Ian Caplan, Programme Director, National Retraining Scheme, Department for Education
Mark Dawe, Chief Executive, Association of Employment and Learning Providers
Dr Susan Pember, Director, Policy and External Relations, Holex
Patrick Spencer, Head of Work and Welfare Unit, Centre for Social Justice
Viscount Younger of Leckie, Spokesman for Higher Education and Government Whip for Education, Scotland, Wales and NI, and Culture, Media and Sport
Morning, Thursday, 28th November 2019
Note: fees apply to most delegates, but concessionary and complimentary places are available (subject to terms and conditions - see below).
Adequate Insurance for lawyers
Wednesday, 27th March 2019
My background is that I studied at BPP Holborn for the LPC then trained and qualified with Eversheds Sutherland as a real estate solicitor. I left in 2009 to have babies and was just thinking of returning when I suffered a massive brain haemorrhage in 2013. I am only now recovered enough to think about anything else other than my own health.
I really think young lawyers should be warned to put their finances in order early on - being disabled is ridiculously hard and expensive. What happened to me should be widely known and should act as a cautionary example. I feel I have a responsibility to encourage people to think about their own insurance and I would really urge your Inn to educate it's lawyers about the benefits.
I was really lucky I had my own critical illness cover which luckily paid out but I understand not everyone. I understand adequate insurance is even more important when you are self-employed (we don't know what is round the corner- I certainly didn't.)
The importance of having proper insurance can't be overstated. For me, having personal insurance has meant I have a lovely house which doesn’t resemble hospital and all the speech therapy and physio I need.
I have a little blog ( to keep me busy as I can't work) I hope it might be of interest:
Bar Choral Society Summer Concert
Monday, 4th March 2019
Monday 8 July at 19:30 in Temple Church.
Tickets are available now priced £10 & £20 from Temple Music Foundation https://www.templemusic.org/shop/barchoralsociety/
At the concert The Bar Choral Society will be joined by the Choristers of the Temple Church, The Percussion Ensemble of London, and Iain Farrington and John Reid on piano – all under the baton of The Bar Choral Society’s Music Director, Greg Morris.
The Concert programme comprises:
Jonathan Dove Arion and the Dolphin
Britten Salley Gardens
Britten O Waly Waly
John Ashton Thomas Psalm 133
Jonathan Darbourne Home
Jonathan Darbourne Loch Lomond
Constant Lambert Rio Grande
More information on the concert can also be found on the Events page of the BCS website at: http://barchoralsociety.co.uk/events/
Go Further Goals: Pupillage Interview Techniques
Monday, 11th February 2019
Pupillage Interview coming up?
Optimise this precious opportunity with thorough preparation and by taking action to hone your interview skills. Individual Pupillage Interview Techniques coaching sessions, tailored to suit your requirements, including preparation and a mock interview will provide you with:
Exposure to help you acclimatise to interviews and focus on showing your legal competence and credibility
Opportunity to respond to robust questioning, develop concise reasoned answers and resilience
Constructive and insightful feedback to help to build on your strengths and eliminate areas of weakness
Awareness of your non verbal behaviour, voice and words and how to project yourself with clarity, conviction and confidence to engage the panel.
Choose from the Bronze, Silver or Gold Package. Bronze - 2 hours @ £99.00 is ideal for first round interviews or scholarship interviews.
For more information https://bit.ly/2CaIgee Sessions are conducted by video call with phone and email support.
New clients also benefit from a FREE 30 minute telephone consultation: 07724 091032
Melanie Luteijn FCIPD https://bit.ly/2MQsdr3 is a L&D, HR, Career Development and Pupillage Interview Techniques consultant, with over 20 years experience helping corporate and individual clients to achieve their goals. Melanie combines extensive knowledge and skills with a straightforward and responsive approach which delivers results.
Wellbeing at the Bar: 2019 Events
Tuesday, 15th January 2019
Mental Health Training for the Bar, Bar Council Offices (17:30 – 20:00, 28 January 2019)
Mental Health Training for the Bar, North Eastern Circuit, Leeds (17:00 – 19:30, 7 February 2019)
Mental Health Training for the Bar, Bar Council Offices (17:30 – 20:00, 7 March 2019)
If you have any questions about the training or dates, or would like to enquire about setting up a new Circuit session (subject to numbers) please email Kathy Wong at KWong@BarCouncil.org.uk.