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HR: Keeping it Legal

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub
Venue: Everyday Champions Centre, Jessop Close, Brunel Business Park, Newark NG24 2AG
Date: Friday 14th September, 2018
Time: 9am - 12.30pm
Cost: Free


This workshop is hosted in partnership between D2N2 Growth Hub and Newark and Sherwood District Council and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.




Keeping up to date with the latest legal requirements is essential for your business growth. Not only does it give you and your employees protection but it provides stability and sets up processes to give you peace of mind to focus on what you do best – running the business.

This workshop, delivered by HR professional Rebecca Bull, will take you through the latest developments in HR practice including:

- Pensions: what you need to know and should be doing now

- What you as an employer should be providing for your employees

- An introduction to employment law and what is legally required

- Recruitment and retention in a competitive marketplace

- A look at some generic, standard documents that can be adapted

- An overview of useful resources that are suited for SMEs

This workshop is suitable for established SMEs who may not have their own dedicated HR manager and for those who are looking to start to employ staff.


9am - 9.30am: Registration, tea and coffee and networking

9.30am: Introduction to the D2N2 Growth Hub

9.40am: Workshop presentation

10.45am: Tea and coffee break

11am: Workshop presentation

12.30pm: Finish

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is for SMEs, sole traders and business owners in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire who are interested in learning more about how to market this business. It aims to provide a taster and introduction to the various themes and provide some food for thought as well as key tools and ideas to take away and implement.

About The Trainer

My HR Hub ( was created in 2016 by Rebecca Bull, a Chartered Fellow CIPD professional. Rebecca, a postgraduate of Nottingham Business School and a current Fellow Alumni, has over 20 years’ experience supporting successful people strategies growing companies. Rebecca has helped many businesses – including FMCG’s, family businesses, start-ups, fast growths and household names like Games Workshop, Convergys, and Speedo International – turn their workplace into engaging, compliant great places to work!

Rebecca currently works with a range of SME's, start-ups and fast growth businesses across many sectors in the East Midlands and beyond helping them with a range of HR Support from consultancy, recruitment, employee engagement, HR systems, line manager training and health and wellbeing. All her services and products are tailored for these clients in mind, bespoke, flexible, impactful and effective solutions that you can choose depending on your business needs.

Rebecca’s passion for start-ups and fast growth businesses has seen her being shortlisted for the Nottingham Women in Business Awards for ‘New Business 2017’ in the East Midlands.


This workshop is part-funded via the European Regional Development Fund, therefore we are required to evidence that you are a small to medium enterprise.

There will be a couple of forms that will need to be completed either prior to the event or on the day and these will be sent to you once you have registered. One form is to ensure you are a small to medium enterprise, the second is to capture any business support you have received over the last 3 years to ensure you haven’t exceeded €200,000. If you have previously completed these forms at a Growth Hub event you will not have to complete another set.


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