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TPP HR Breakfast Seminar October 2015

Equality & Diversity Breakfast Seminar
14th October 2015

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Seminar Topic

The NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac 2015 reported that few than one in ten (8%) of voluntary sector employees are from black and minority ethnic groups, a lower proportion than both the public (10%) and private sectors (11%). Not for profit
organisations need to ensure they are following best practice with regards to
recruiting, enabling you to attract and retain the best talent.

With two guest speakers this seminar will cover the following:

  • Give guidance on following best practice in equality and inclusion in the workplace
  • Explaining the legal duties employers have when dealing with people with histories of offending
  • The practices you can adopt
  • The protection which criminal record checks may or may not afford

Our Speakers


Chris Proctor is a Legal Officer who works mainly within the Employer Advice Service at Nacro, one of the UK’s largest crime reduction charities. The charity works across England and Wales to help reduce crime, the impact of crime and to change people’s lives.

Prior to joining Nacro, Chris has over 10 years experience working within the criminal justice system; he was a Partner at a Legal 500 ranked Northwest firm where he practised as a criminal defence lawyer specialising in motoring law and general crime.

Chris currently specialises in the areas of criminal record disclosure issues, the rights and responsibilities of applicants and employers, safe and fair recruitment, staff retention issues, and managing risk.

He provides expert advice, training and consultancy services to public, private  and voluntary sector employers on the assessment and management of criminal record information that relates to applicants or existing staff or volunteers.

Chris and his colleagues also work closely with various government departments and executive agencies on policy matters relating to criminal records including the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act Exceptions Order.


The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion is the UK’s leading employer network covering all aspects of equality and inclusion issues in the workplace. We have over 170 Members covering global businesses and national organisations such as Sodexo, BT, Santander, Deloitte, KMPG, HSBC, The Law Society, Post Office, NHS Employers, Home Office and many others.

Working with businesses closely we understand the real issues faced by employers and the barriers you come across when trying to make inclusive change happen. Our overall aim is to help organisations turn diversity theory into inclusive business practice.

Peter has a wealth of experience in developing strategies and delivering diversity and equality best practice

Peter is responsible for building and sustaining positive relationships with members ensuring their continued support for enei’s strategy.  Peter is also responsible for helping to develop, deliver and promote enei’s training and consultancy to both existing and non-members.


Event Details

Date: Wednesday 14th October 2015

Venue: Institution of Structural Engineers, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS

Nearest Tubes: Barbican/ Old Street/ Farringdon



8:15–8:55am   Breakfast buffet
9:00-10:00am  Seminar / Q&As
10:00-10:30am Opportunity to network

This is a free event, so please make sure you register your interest to attend asap. A member of the team will respond within 3 working days to confirm your place.

Who Should Attend?

This event provides an excellent opportunity to network with fellow HR Managers and Directors from the not for profit sector.

At TPP's last HR event over 60 HR professionals from not for profit organisations attended.

If you require any further information please contact us on or call 020 7198 6050.

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