South West and Wales Members' meeting

Pensions and HR

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Brewin Dolphin
5 Callaghan Square
Cardiff CF10 5BT

This CFG members' meeting is centred on the effective management of employee performance.

The meeting will share the latest updates in employment law. We will also look at how to manage difficult conversations with your employees.

Finally, we will consider how to track the performance of your employees and motivate them for better performance outcomes, and how this can add to a positive working environment. 

This meeting is free and available for CFG members only.


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Rubel Bashir, Solicitor, Slater and Gordon

Rubel is an experienced solicitor in the employment team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Cardiff.
Rubel has extensive experience in dealing with settlements and has a high success rate of achieving positive outcomes from his clients. He advises on all aspects of employment law ranging from unfair dismissal to equal pay and discrimination.

Tim Thurston, Director and Founder, Team-I

Tim Thurston runs Team-i, a leadership and team development company, whose programmes use the success of elite sport as its narrative, helping embed the key elements of success into businesses.

Dean Thomson, Chair, Charity Finance Group

Dean joined CFG as our Corporate Partnerships Officer in March 2018. He is responsible for the development and management of relationships and collaborations with our growing list of corporate partners.

Joel Armitt, Client Engagement Director, HAYS

13.00 - 14.00

Registration and refreshments

14.00 - 14.05

Chair's welcome 


14.05 - 14.45

Employment law update

This session will discuss the latest changes to employment law which will impact charity organisations, and will also consider the new developments to employment rights which you will need to know.

Rubel Bashir, Solicitor, Slater and Gordon

14.45 - 15.25

Managing performance

Employees need to have a clear understanding of what their objectives and tasks are in order to perform to a required standard. This session will give you insights on how to manage performance, motivate employees and manage accountability.

Tim Thurston, Director and Founder, Team-I

15.25 - 15.45

Break for refreshments

15.45 - 16.25

Challenging conversations and how to manage them 

Join this session to learn more about how to deliver difficult messages and lead sensitive conversations with members of your team in an effective, empathetic way and how you make sure you can achieve the results you wanted.

Joel Armitt, Client Engagement Director, HAYS

16.25 - 16.30

Chair closes and meeting ends

Charities - Members£0.00
Corporate - Members£0.00

This conference is kindly hosted by