Wednesday 08 June 22
HR Insights - Recruitment Accessibility & Removing Barriers
In a special HR Insights session, we're partnering with Leonard Cheshire to discuss how we can make recruitment as accessible and diverse as possible.Diversity within the workplace offers businesses a huge range of benefits, including better problem solving, employee engagement, increased profits and better decision making, but a conversation about diversity cannot be had without first talking about disabilities. In Britain alone, over 14 million people have a disability or long-term con...
Wednesday 23 March 22
HR Insights - Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG): Getting On Board
If you think we’ve faced change in the last two years, you should be aware that even bigger changes are around the corner. With COP26 having highlighted key problems, it is clear that environmental and sustainability challenges and social issues present even bigger development changes, now more than ever. What can businesses and HR be doing regarding environmental and sustainability challenges, and the social issues that come with it? In this session, Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law Ltd ...
Wednesday 24 November 21
HR Insights - Ask Anna - November 2021
Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law Ltd will be back for another session of "Ask Anna" where she'll be on-hand to answer any of your HR related questions. During the session, as well as an open Q&A, we will be covering a range of HR topics that Anna has seen come across her desk most recently, as well as employment law updates to keep in mind as we round off the year and move into 2022. Now is the time to ask any of those burning HR questions you have! The webinar's topics and questions...
Wednesday 15 September 21
HR Insights - Supporting LGBTQ+ employees
HR Insights - Supporting LGBTQ+ employeesA session to inform employers and HR professionals on how best to improve their diversity and inclusion policies to support LGBTQ+ employees For those that missed the webinar, listen back to the podcast:Our latest topic for HR Insights came about as a result of 2021 Pride where we wanted to continue supporting the LGBTQ+ community outside of just the one month of June, and make it all year round. This upcoming HR Insights session will focus on the s...
Tuesday 08 June 21
HR Insights - The employer's role in tackling domestic abuse
The role of the employer in tackling domestic abuseFor those that missed the webinar, listen back to the podcast:Domestic Abuse is something all employers need to be aware of and understand their role in tackling. A bill is currently going through Parliament to ensure there is a statutory definition everyone can work to. It’s on employers minds as we all became aware in lockdown that for some, home was not a safe space. In this session Anna Denton-Jones will discuss what it is, what to loo...
Wednesday 24 February 21
HR Insights Webinar, February 2021
Continuing last year's successful virtual HR Insights webinar series, we're back this February with Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law.The aim of our webinars is to provide HR professionals across South Wales and beyond with as much useful information as possible within the hour, and also open up to any of your questions. We thought it would be of particular interest, due to current events, to do a portion on the impact of Covid-19 Vaccinations and the issues around the testing and vaccinat...
Tuesday 26 January 21
Diversity Champions Podcast - Episode 1
We're proud to launch Yolk's podcast channel, the home of our new podcast series, Diversity Champions.Yolk’s DIVERSITY CHAMPIONS, the podcast where we talk to thought leaders in the field of Equality, Inclusion and Diversity; individuals with protected characteristics and their representative organisations, and Public Sector leaders who champion diversity in their work and personal lives.Diversity Champions Episode 1 - Lesley Babb & Nicola Smith at the Intellectual Property OfficeThis we...
Tuesday 24 November 20
HR Insights, November Webinar
We will be returning for another virtual webinar this November and running it in a similar format to our last HR Insights webinar back in September 2020. Anna Denton-Jones will be back for another session of the newly dubbed "Ask Anna" where she'll be on-hand to answer any of your HR related questions. We've decided again to keep the topics open, so whether it's a question regarding Covid-19 and the impact on your teams, or something completely unrelated but it is a situation that you've foun...
Friday 11 September 20
Watch Now: Wales Legal Awards 2020
Watch Now The leading legal awards celebrating excellence in Wales Wales Legal Awards 2020 from Buffoon Media on Vimeo. Established in 2019 by Lux Family Law, the Wales Legal Awards celebrates the success of those teams practising in and providing services to the legal profession in Wales. Yolk were honoured to be the headline sponsors of the event for the second year in a row, with the event taking place on the evening of the 11th September 2020. The judging panels...
Tuesday 08 September 20
HR Insights: 8th September 2020 (virtual)
Did the start time of 11am work for the virtual webinar?Is an hour sufficient for the new webinar format, or would you rather a longer time slot?If we stick to the shorter hour format, would you like to see more regular webinar events? If so, how regular?Did you have any issues with Zoom? If so, do you have a preferred video platform for webinars?Did you find the Q/A section helpful? Would you like to see another one of these?Do you have any topic requests for a future webinar?We are always o...
Thursday 07 May 20
Bitcoin Tech Talk: Threshold Signatures
Event 2: Friday 15th MayThe second webinar event being held by Bitcoin SV Wales will see us being joined by blockchain engineer John Murphy, who will be walking us through how to implement a threshold signature (TS) system using the Nakasendo SDKFor more information, visit the Bitcoin Meet-Up page here.Register early for the webinar via Zoho here.Event 1: Thursday 7th MayBitcoin Wales and Yolk's partnership continues, as the first in a series of Bitcoin development webinars begins in May 2020...
Thursday 26 March 20
Bitcoin Tech Talk
Our first TechTalk of the year will dive into the contemporary topic of Bitcoin, lead by Jack Davies, Research and Development scientist in blockchain technology at nChain. Six experts working at the cutting edge of blockchain research and development will be leading an interactive evening of two sessions, each with interactive presentations followed by guided exercises and a workshop. The descriptions of the two sessions are as follows: - Session 1: Digital Signatures and Bitcoin Sc...
Tuesday 24 March 20
HR Insights: Listen to the podcast
We want to make sure Yolk and Refreshing Law Ltd are keeping you in the know on all things employment law related, so we're very excited to introduce our new HR Insights podcast.In an aim to keep our HR community going, Anna has very kindly recorded this month's event as a podcast which is being hosted by Yolk, and is accessible to everyone to stream online or download for future listening. Just click the link below to dive into the topic of Settlement Agreements and Maximising their Potentia...
Tuesday 19 November 19
HR Insights: 19th of November 2019
After the success of our latest HR Insights we're be back this November with a new location for our next session at the Voco St David's Hotel in Cardiff Bay.We're happy to announce a new guest speaker, Sandra Cutler from Dyslecsia Cymru/Wales Dyslexia who will be joining Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law Ltd. This session will aim to discuss the topic of neurodiversity in the workplace. Some of the questions we will look into include:What is neurodiversity?Are we neurodiverse?What does neur...
Tuesday 17 September 19
HR Insights: Mental Health & Employee Well-being
Due to popular demand, we'll be tackling the ever present, and increasingly important topic of Mental Health & Employee Well-being: supporting our workforce. Anna will be back, along with another guest speaker, and we'll also be including a knowledge sharing session for everyone to take part in. We're thrilled to be joined by Platfform (previously Gofal) who will be discussing their work on mental health and social change. Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law will be focusing upon the lat...
Thursday 04 July 19
Meet Market 7: Traditional V Digital Marketing
We're back with Meet : Market 7 on the 4th July at Yolk's offices, where we'll be exploring Traditional V Digital Marketing. We've managed to book in another two fantastic guest speakers who will explore two areas within the traditional and digital space, and as always there'll be drinks and pizza available for all! We're really excited to welcome Sue Carter and Stephen Priestnall to the Meet Market community. Sue has a wide marketing background including digital, publishing, broadc...
Tuesday 18 June 19
HR Insights: 18th June 2019
On the 18th June we'll be returning to Cardiff City Stadium with Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law and special guest speakers ELITE.Anna will be examining the topic of Constructive Dismissals, in the aid to bust the myths around them."When I talk to managers about situations they are dealing with they are sometimes worried about the risk of a constructive dismissal complaint. Who is right and who is wrong? This session will look at the ingredients for a constructive dismissal claim, the cas...
Thursday 04 April 19
Meet:Market 6: Branding & Design
Meet:Market is back with it's 6th event, and the first of 2019 A popular event in any marketing professional's calendar, Meet:Market 6 will be exploring Branding & Design, where our guest speakers will take us through a rebrand and company design rehaul, and also examine the core elements involved with design and UX. As always, there'll be plenty of beer, soft drinks and pizza available for all guests, as well as the opportunity to hang out and chat with marketeers, designers and c...
Tuesday 05 March 19
HR Insights: Harassment in the Workplace
With events in the media and Parliamentary attention on this topic in the last 12 months, your approach to tackling bullying and harassment in the workplace is critical. This session with our resident legal expert Anna Denton-Jones of Refreshing Law Ltd will give delegates a chance to dive into this topic. You'll understand what the recent changes in focus are, and we'll create an environment in which you can ask any questions you might have about how to handle the challenges that arise w...