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Learning Lunch: Handling Grievances

Learning Lunches are a valuable opportunity to informally network with colleagues across the voluntary sector and to hear from some guest speakers who are experts in their field. These events are hosted by some special venues across Suffolk.


Title: Handling Grievances

What is a grievance? Why have grievance procedures? Explore the ACAS code for handling grievances and look at the formal process for dealing with a grievance as well as touching on special types of grievances such as bullying and harassment and whistleblowing. Lucy Pakes HR professional from Ashtons Legal will be exploring all these issues over lunch.

Date:        Tuesday 19 March

Time:       12.00 – 1.30pm

Venue:    Ashtons Legal, The Long Barn, Fornham Business Court, Fornham St Martin
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, 
IP31 1SL

Cost:        £15 includes light lunch and refreshments

Spaces:    12 – book early to avoid disappointment

Speaker: Lucy Pakes, Ashtons Legal, HR Consulting

Lucy Pakes is a CIPD-qualified HR professional with many years’ experience of advising businesses on employment law and HR best practice. She has worked for employers as diverse as Archant Newspapers and Suffolk County Council and has also provided HR consultancy to many Small and Medium-sized Enterprises across East Anglia.

Booking Details

To book your place, please click here 


Directions & Parking

There are a number of car parks around the site – once on Hall Farm itself, follow the signage to Ashtons Legal and go past the first car park on the left, after the bend (you can always go back to the first one if the others are full).