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Forthcoming Events & Special Interest Groups

       Modern Slavery and

       Trafficking Mini-Conference

       Ian Pettigrew
       Social Action

       Globally, it is estimated that there are 24.9   Despite this, one survey indicated that 77% of
       million people in forced labour, sexual   organisations expected to find modern slavery in
       exploitation, or domestic servitude.   their operations or supply chain.
       The Modern Slavery Act requires all businesses   CIPD Manchester are bringing together a
       with an annual turnover above £36 million to   forum of experts, influencers, and senior HR
       publish an annual statement on Modern Slavery   representatives from Manchester’s largest
       and Trafficking, identifying what steps they   organisations for this invitation-only event to
       are taking to ensure that slavery and human   explore what we can do together to end modern
       trafficking are not taking place in their business   slavery and trafficking.
       (or in their supply chain).

       Student Group

       Shyamenda Purslow
       Student Group

       Aimed at full-time undergraduates, career   Dissertation, Written and Oral Communication
       changers, business owners and HR professionals   Skills and Management Report workshop.  In
       undertaking CIPD qualifications our student   addition to our branch events, CIPD NAP holds a
       group provides a valuable opportunity for   full-day student conference each year.
       members to network, learn about the industry   Remember, there is no typical CIPD student and
       from experienced experts, share views, develop   having somewhere to voice your opinions, share
       skills and access information to help deal with   your challenges and debate with fellow students
       the challenges associated with working in and   is invaluable.
       studying HR.
                                            Full details of our events will be publicised in
       We are dedicated to supporting students during   our monthly newsletter together with links to
       their academic journey and hold a minimum of   reserve places. We also promote all events
       two events per year in Manchester City Centre   widely across all our social media platforms.
       beginning in early 2019 with our Kick Start
       your HR and L&D Career event followed by a

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