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HR Symposium

HR Symposium

After a successful inaugural year in 2018, Legal Island brings you the HR Symposium 2019, sponsored by Eversheds Sutherland. The HR Symposium is designed to update your knowledge and refresh your skillset on a wide range of practical HR topics. 

Legal Island has brought together some of Ireland’s top legal and HR experts to provide you with a cohesive range of practical advice on some of the most problematic areas of people management.

You will have the opportunity to pick the sessions that will be most valuable to you and your organisation from a comprehensive and relevant programme:

Topics include:

  • In Brief: An Employment Law Refresher Session with Joanne Hyde of Eversheds Sutherland.
  • HR Trends and Useful Articles? Gerry McMahon identifies the big HR issues of the year.
  • Personal Agility: What is it, why is it important and how can you manage it? with Kevin Empey of Work Matters
  • Menopause at Work is No Laughing Matter with Lisa Bryson of Eversheds Sutherland
  • How to get the most out of an OH referral: a detailed guide for HR and Line managers with Dr Philip McCrea of BHSF Occupational Health
  • Performance Management: Potential, Problems and Prescriptions with Gerry McMahon 
  • Line management and mental health in the workplace: what can you fix and what can’t you fix? With Michelle Halloran of Human Resources Management Services
  • Why should anyone let themselves be led by you? with Edwin O'Hora of O'Hora Consulting
  • The future of OH: A journey of vision and innovation with Dr Philip McCrea of BHSF Occupational Health
  • Increasing diversity in your orgnisation: Attraction and Recruitment Strategies with Mary Lynch of OMT Global
  • Legal Island Irish HR Awards – Lessons from the 2018 winners with Eversheds Sutherland and Legal Island

More value from this event 

Delegates will receive a pack including:

  • Comprehensive notes and key points on the big employment law developments
  • A top 10 summary of the big HR trends/issues with the best HR articles written this year
  • A sample completed OH referral form and some example questions that could be used by HR practitioners
  • A set of guidelines as to how HR can help line managers to respond to employee issues that appear to be related to mental health and well-being
  • List of benefits from having a more diverse workforce and ideas on how to highlight your diversity-friendly stance
  • Tips on how your organisation might become an HR Award winner in 2019

Who should attend?
This event is for HR practitioners who wish to gain practical advice from experts on managing a wide range of complex and topical workplace issues in line with current employment legislation and best practice HR.

When and where?
9.20am – 4.30pm on Thursday 7th March 2019
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin

Early Bird Rate: €395 (deadline Friday 25th January 2019)
Standard Rate: €495

Save €20 if you pay online when booking.

Sponsored by:
Eversheds Sutherland

Early Bird Offer

Save up to €100

Event details


9:20am - 4:30pm


07 March 2019


Crowne Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown, Dublin


Early Bird Rate: €395 (deadline Friday 25th January 2019)
Standard Rate: €495

Save €20 if you pay online when booking.