Association performance and employment law compliance
We wish to invite you to our annual edition of “Association performance and employment law compliance” with Sophie Maes, Partner at Claeys & Engels and Annabelle Truyers, Associate at Claeys & Engels.
This legal update is a must for all association leaders. The session will deal with changes in HR law impacting your organisation and provide insight into how you can provide some degree of flexibility for your staff. More specifically, Claeys & Engels will provide clear recommendations on clauses to be included in employment contracts. They will also provide advice on wording for HR policies that you can consider implementing now, in anticipation of any problems that might arise later.
- Return of the probation clause ?
- Flexibility clauses: useful and enforceable ?
- Confidentiality clauses: how far can we go ?
- Non-compete clauses: when valid ?
- Do we need to have policies ? How to introduce and change policies ?
- ICT policy: Is there a need to monitor e-mail and internet use ? Consequences in the absence of such a policy ?
- Home working policy and car policy.
Who should attend ?
This popular event is aimed at Secretaries General, Executive Directors, Chief Operating officers and HR specialists.
The event is free of charge and will take place on Thursday 15th March 2018, from 1200 to 1400. It is kindly hosted by Claeys & Engels at Boulevard du Souverain, 280, B-1160.
Please register by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Upcoming Events
Recruiting and Retaining a High Performing Secretariat
Speakers: Dr Rachel Barlow and Mark Dober of Ellwood Atfield and the Association Leadership Academy
Date: Tuesday 12th June, 2018 (TBC), from 1200 to 1400.
More information to follow in May.
Trade Law for Associations
Speaker: Laurent Ruessmann, Partner for Competition, Regulatory and Trade Law, Fieldfisher
Date: Tuesday 25th September, 2018, from 1200 to 1400
Venue: l’Arsenal, Boulevard Louis Schmidt, 29, 1040 Brussels
More information to follow in June.
Previous Association Leadership Academy sessions
The speakers sat down to face a tightly packed Press Club. Natalia Kurop as moderator set the context of the session by providing three key themes to be addressed by the speakers, and in the audience Q&A session: To communicate or not to communicate?
The role of communications and media relations in EU association advocacy. Feeling the fear and doing it anyway
Why is media relations important to advocacy? Working in the Twitter world Policy in 140 characters or less.
This Association Leadership Academy session was hosted by Sophie Maes in the spacious Claeys & Engels theatre meeting room. Sophie presented on the potential for and means of legally complying with a self-employed status for both a Finance Director and a Secretary General as examples.
Sticky messages, led by Laura Shields, hosted by KPMG. Laura led an interactive workshop on developing media messages that “stick” for associations. A notoriously difficult task not least due to the need to build consensus within an association and the ensuing dilution of the key message.
The Association Leadership Academy held a lunch time session on ‘Business Associations and their Corporate Members: how to harness mutual strengths’, led by Brunswick.This session focused on gaining a better understanding of corporate priorities and how these could be integrated into an association’s strategic planning.