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How might MPs scrutinise the new UK-EU relationship?

How might MPs scrutinise the new UK-EU relationship?

Posted by ab98 at Feb 16, 2021 11:05 AM |

Prof. Adam J. Cygan has published an Insight for the House of Commons Library addressing scrutiny issues around the UK-EU TCA.

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Feeding Global Inequality, 28 January 2021

Feeding Global Inequality, 28 January 2021

Posted by ab98 at Jan 14, 2021 04:05 PM |

Feeding Global Inequality is the third seminar of International Law Outside the Box, the 2020/2021 CELI Peace Talks, Annual Series of Leicester Law School's Centre for European Law and Internationalisation.

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Medico-Legal cluster 'PGR Takeover', 9 December 2020

Medico-Legal cluster 'PGR Takeover', 9 December 2020

Posted by ab98 at Dec 02, 2020 12:10 PM |

Kulsum Patel, Jasmine Blow and Rachel Lim (Leicester Law School)

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New book on protection of private correspondence and other unpublished works

New book on protection of private correspondence and other unpublished works

Posted by ab98 at Dec 01, 2020 05:15 PM |

'Copyright Protection of Unpublished Works in the Common Law World' by Dr Patrick Masiyakurima explores the legal treatment of unpublished works

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Leicester Law School graduate establishes award to boost diversity at the Bar

Leicester Law School graduate establishes award to boost diversity at the Bar

Posted by ab98 at Nov 23, 2020 05:55 PM |

The 'Jeffers – Nunn Award' will provide financial support and guidance to students from groups that are under-represented as Barristers.

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Leicester Law Student awarded Neuberger Prize

Leicester Law Student awarded Neuberger Prize

Posted by ab98 at Nov 03, 2020 05:30 PM |

The prize includes student membership of Lincoln’s Inn and £1,000

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Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Estate Planning

Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session on Estate Planning will cover what can potentially affect estate valuation even after an individual has made a will and explores what measures or steps can be taken to counteract such matters.

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PDD Training - Module 3 Setting Effective Priorities (Objectives)

This session aims to demystify objective setting, focusing on setting SMART objectives and supporting appraisees to do this with confidence, to ensure meaningful priorities are set for the year ahead. The session will also cover constructive ways to check in on progress of these agreed pieces of work. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.

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PDD Training - Module 2 Preparing for Performance Development Discussions

This session covers the preparation required ahead of a PDD session with your appraisee, including Form A and other documentation, planning ahead for future priorities, efficient administration of the process and ensuring you have everything you need to have a meaningful conversation. This session is recommended for managers/appraisers.

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Conversations with Purpose - online taught workshop

A two hour online taught session that gives an overview of challenging conversations, shows the benefits of handling challenging discussions and gives you tools and techniques to use when having challenging conversations.

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PDD Training - Module 1 Introduction to Performance Development Discussions

This module provides an overview of the Performance Development Discussion (PDD) process, the purpose and principles of PDDs, the appraiser's role, using Form A effectively and the importance of interim meetings throughout the PDD cycle. This session should be completed by all managers/appraisers.

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PDD Training - Module 4 The Performance Development Discussion

This session focuses on the PDD meeting itself and how appraisers can lead an effective, meaningful conversation, using coaching techniques. This will include techniques for giving feedback and dealing with potentially challenging aspects of performance appraisal. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.

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Staff Health and Wellbeing Workshop: Achieving a Positive Work Life Balance – Managers’ Workshop

To develop managers’ understanding of their role in supporting staff to achieve a positive work life balance, by outlining the main provisions of key family friendly policies offered by the University. The workshop will cover Flexible Working, Special Leave, Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave, plus Career Breaks.

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PDD Training - Module 2 Preparing for Performance Development Discussions

This session covers the preparation required ahead of a PDD session with your appraisee, including Form A and other documentation, planning ahead for future priorities, efficient administration of the process and ensuring you have everything you need to have a meaningful conversation. This session is recommended for managers/appraisers.

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Hiring through Unitemps (online taught)

This course will provide training on the legalities, best practice and the correct process surrounding recruiting via the Unitemps Office.

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Science based apprenticeships with CSR Scientific

Science based apprenticeships with CSR Scientific, Wednesday, 10th February 2021, (2.00pm-3.00pm). Hear about the science based apprenticeships available from one of our Preferred Training Providers, CSR Scientific. Technical and business skills are covered, through laboratory, teaching and quality focused apprenticeships.

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Interviewing Skills Training (online taught)

This course will provide participants with an insight as to how to conduct an interview fairly using best practice techniques and limit the effects of unconscious bias during the selection process. It provides the opportunity to design an interview process and then practice questioning techniques in a safe, constructive and enjoyable environment. You will get the chance to practice conducting an interview remotely by Teams, an understanding of the challenges that interviewing remotely can create and information and guidance about how to overcome these from experienced recruitment practitioners.

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Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Financial Planning

Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session, Financial Planning, is independent Information on Savings and Investment Opportunities available to you as part of your pre-retirement planning.

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Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Financial Planning

Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session, Financial Planning, is independent Information on Savings and Investment Opportunities available to you as part of your pre-retirement planning.

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