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HR director dinner: Domestic Abuse

Nov 21
Small wooden bricks put together to make houses.
Date and time
Thu, 21 November  @  18:00  -  21:30
Price
Free for BITC members
Location
London United Kingdom
Audience
Human resources practitioners
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Thu, 21 November 2019  @  18:00  –  21:30

Small wooden bricks put together to make houses.

Awareness of mental health and how it can affect the workplace has come on in leaps and bounds in the past decade. Yet, domestic abuse and its impacts in work is still in the foothills, perhaps the last workplace taboo.

However, increasing understanding of this crime means responsible employers are now ready to take action and shine a light on the far-reaching consequences of this abuse. By definition, domestic abuse may happen at home behind closed doors, but it has an impact on the working lives of those living with an abusive partner.

All employers have a duty of care and a legal responsibility to provide a safe and supportive work environment.

Read Business in the Community’s Domestic Abuse Toolkit for employers.

About the event

An overview of Business in the Community’s (BITC) Domestic Abuse Toolkit for employers, co-created with Public Health England, which consolidates the best evidence, employer practice and recommendations, will be provided. A round-table discussion under Chatham House rules will follow.

Refreshments

A three-course dinner will be provided.

Contact details and further information

The event is free for members. Full joining instructions will be provided before the event.

To book, contact Jo-anne Holroyd, Operations and Events Coordinator, BITC.

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Details

Date:
Thu, 21 November
Time:
18:00 – 21:30
Cost:
Free for BITC members
Website:
mailto: Jo-anne.Holroyd@bitc.org.uk

Audience

Human resources practitioners