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Events

Farleys hold and attend a number of events throughout the year including seminars and networking events. Please see details of our upcoming events below:

Oct
10
Thu
Farleys and Sunday Best Fashion Fundraiser @ Sunday Best
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Farleys and Sunday Best Fashion Fundraiser @ Sunday Best

We are delighted to invite you to our 7th annual charity fashion event in aid of Rosemere Cancer Foundation on Thursday 10th October 2019.

Taking place at Sunday Best, you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of fizz, our exclusive fashion show and the chance to browse Sunday Best’s Autumn/Winter 2019 collection.

We are thrilled that former model turned celebrity stylist Jill Pollitt, will be joining us to share her experience of working on Britain’s Next Top Model, the fashion industry and will also be giving her top tips on how to look great this Autumn.

We’ll also have a raffle with some fabulous prizes to win and a gorgeous goody bag so you can carry it all home!

The minimum donation we are requesting is £25 per guest, the entirety of which will be donated directly to Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

We hope you can join us for what is sure to be a wonderful evening for a fantastic cause.

Oct
24
Thu
Farleys HR Lunch: Decent Work: Opportunities and Challenges @ Farleys Solicitors, Manchester
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Farleys HR Lunch:  Decent Work: Opportunities and Challenges @ Farleys Solicitors, Manchester

Join us for our next HR Lunch on Thursday 24 October in Manchester, where we will be looking the ever-evolving nature of work and the concept of “Decent Work”, which continues to challenge HR professionals on a daily basis.

This is an ideal event for experienced HR professionals that want to shape and influence the future of work. Join us over lunch to hear from an expert speaker, participate in a discussion, share best practice, and increase your knowledge and experience along the way, all whilst building up a supportive network of like minded peers.

 

What is “Decent Work”?

Decent Work continues to attract the attention of policy makers internationally, nationally and locally. But how does this filter down effectively into the workplace, and particularly for those responsible for people management?

Internationally, Decent Work has been a United Nations sustainability goal for two decades, and has attracted renewed attention with this year’s publication of the International Labour Organisation’s ‘Work for Brighter Future’ report. The UN define Decent Work as freely chosen and productive, allowing for social dialogue, ensuring human rights and offering a safety net of social protection.

In the UK the ‘Taylor Review’ of Good Work (2017) and the Carnegie Trust/RSA’s ‘Measuring Good Work’ (2018) reports have explored aspects of what Decent Work can mean in our national context and in Greater Manchester, the Mayor has recently launched a Good Employment Charter which seeks to improve the quality of work in the region.

Despite such policy moves, there are still grave concerns about how changes in the labour market are adversely affecting the working lives of many who are in precarious employment, such as the gig economy, for example.

 

About our speaker – Dr Fiona Christie

Dr Fiona Christie is a Senior Research Associate at the Decent Work and Productivity Research Centre in the Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She will provide a brief overview of the Decent Work policy landscape and share details of relevant research activities at the university.

 

Date: Thursday 24 October 2019

Time: 12pm arrival and lunch, followed by roundtable discussion from 12.30pm. Approx close: 2.00pm.

Venue: Farleys Solicitors LLP, 2nd Floor, 196 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WF

Who should attend: Our HR Lunches are aimed at senior HR professionals, business owners and anyone responsible for on-the-ground management.

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