WEAF Webinar Series: Employment Law


22 February 2023


9:30 am - 11:00 am




It is being widely reported in the media that the UK will fall into a year-long recession in 2023 – is your business prepared?

Get up to the minute Employment Law with the WEAF Webinar Series.

  • Date and time: Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 09:30 – 11:00 GMT
  • Location: Online


About this event

This webinar will guide attendees through an overview session focussing on “Restructures and Redundancies”, providing essential employment law and HR tips EVERY business needs to know.

Key Topics will include:

  • Planning ahead for a recession
  • Identifying whether restructures and/or redundancies are needed
  • Working out the costs involved
  • Preparation
  • Restructures
  • Redundancy processes
  • Alternative options
  • What happens if…?
  • 5 Top tips

Free to WEAF members, please share with your colleagues within your business that may be dealing with these issues and would benefit from the session.


Nick Jones – Partner

Nick joined GL Law in March 2017, prior to the merger with Shakespeare Martineau in October 2022 as an Associate Director and Head of Employment & Corporate Support.

Previously at Lyons Davidson, he brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise specialising in all aspects of employment law including advising employers, business owners and senior executives on the strategic employment law issues affecting their business.

Nick is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and Bristol Law Society.

Cecily Donoghue – Senior Associate

Cecily joined GL Law as a solicitor in the employment team in August 2017 prior to the merger with Shakespeare Martineau in October 2022. Previously at TLT LLP, Cecily has experience assisting employers, business owners and senior executives on a wide range of employment issues including:

    • Document support – including employment contracts, handbooks and service agreements;
    • Day to day advisory issues – such as sickness and performance management, disciplinary and grievance processes;
    • Procedural support – including changes to terms and conditions, individual redundancies, collective consultation and TUPE transfers; and
    • Defending Tribunal claims and negotiating with ACAS.

Cecily is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Bristol Law Society.


About Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau is a leading full-service UK law firm, providing legal services to businesses, organisations, government departments, families and people throughout life and in business. We have 11 offices nationwide, with 1,000+ team members, working in 16 specialist sectors. We are ranked as specialists in 50 areas in the Legal 500. But we offer so much more than that. Expertise, commerciality and relationships are at the very heart of what we do.

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