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Growing A Team: Legal Know How: London

This day will introduce you to the various options available to you in growing a team, whether you are looking for support for a one off project; setting up a maker space or building capacity in your business.

Speaking:

1-  An employment advisor Heather Storry, Regional HR Leader at Gensler to share an overview (introduction)on the logistics; the pros and cons; the considerations and procedures to employing people:

An outline of staff options for consideration: recruiting volunteers; apprentices; interns; work placements

  • Introduction to the logistics of having a team: contracts (short or long term); pensions; health & safety; operations; skills and procedures in place
  • Risks and benefits to consider when recruiting
  • An introduction to the logistics of recruitment
  • Introduction to employment and company law

2 - A legal advisor: Anthony Misquitta, Consultant Solicitor at Keystone Law to introduce delegates to intellectual Property Rights and the considerations needed when employing people

How to protect your business

To understand who owns copyright for production and design within your business

The afternoon will be three case studies introducing delegates to the benefits of working with others and how they can consider taking the first steps to growing a business to plus one!

  1. Case study one- Talk from Valéria Nascimento, Ceramic Artist, on her experience of recruiting people to help her to visualise her commission based installations.
  2. Case study two- Talk from Stuart Carey, Director of the Kiln Rooms ceramic studio, on recruiting others to help run his business and studio facilities.
  3. Case Study three- Talk from Cox London, on their experience of growing their team.

Contact on the day: Caroline Jackman, Talent Development Manager, Crafts Council, 07772 937 796

Proposed agenda

10.00  Arrive, tea, coffee, registration

10.30  Introductions and welcome with the Crafts Council

10.50  Presentation from Heather Storry, Regional HR Leader at Gensler will address contracts, employment and company law

11.30 Presentation from Anthony Misquitta, Consultant Solicitor at Keystone Law will talk about the Intellectual Property rights as a designer when introducing new members of your team

12.10  Q&A

12.30  Lunch (no lunch is provided. There is a local supermarket 2 minutes from the venue and a café on site)

13.30  Three case studies

  1. Case study one- Talk from Valéria Nascimento, Ceramic Artist, on her experience of recruiting people to help her to visualise her commission based installations.
  2. Case study two- Talk from Stuart Carey, Director of the Kiln Rooms ceramic studio, on recruiting others to help run his business and studio facilities.
  3. Case Study three- Talk from Cox London, on their experience of growing their team.

15.30  Q&A

16.00  Reflections and discussion

16.30  Networking

17.00  Finish

What refreshments are provided on the day?

Tea and coffee will be provided at the start of the session and during the afternoon break. Please note, no lunch is provided. There is a local supermarket 2 minutes from venue and café on site.

The Growing a Team: legal know how workshop is part of a series of workshops and events designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to export and promote their work successfully

 

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