Upcoming Chamber Events
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Business Workshops

  HR Workshop - Staff and Social Media
Date: 12th November    Time: 10am - 12pm   Cost: £15 +VAT    Venue: Chamber Offices

Julie Pollock from Consult HR will be hosting a workshop on 12th November to advise employers or those who have the responsibility of managing staff on the implications of Social Media within a business. This workshop will cover:-

•How to safeguard the company from inappropriate social media posts
•What should be in a social media policy
•How to deal with employees who breach the policy
•A review of cases and learn from where other employers have got it wrong


  Pensions Workshop 
Date: 19th November   Time: 10am - 12pm   Cost: £15 +VAT   Venue: Chamber Offices

This interactive workshop will give members the opportunity to get a more in depth understanding of pensions for business. This workshop will cover 2 areas:

 1. Auto Enrolment 
 Debbie Connelly (Auto Enrolment Specialist at Doherty PIC Ltd) is going to cover:
 “What employers need to do to comply with the pensions legislation and the benefits of planning ahead.”

  • What employers should consider as they prepare for auto enrolment
  • Types of schemes that are available to employers.
  • Examples of how local companies are structuring their employee benefits in this area
 2. New Pension Rules
 John Dooher, Director will cover:
“How the budget announcements have altered the pension landscape.”
Overview of how and why you should contribute to pensions
  • How your pension can be invested
  • Overview of the new pension freedom rules and the opportunities they have created


Business Lunch with Minister Simon Hamilton
Date: 25/11/2015      Time: 12.15 - 14.00   Venue: The Belfray Country Inn

Having previously established the Public Sector Reform Division during his time as the Minister for the Department of Finance, Minister Hamilton is now focused on transforming the Health and Social Care system for Northern Ireland.

With the recent announcement of the proposed closure of the Health & Social Care Board we give members an opportunity to hear how these changes will be implemented and what the impact will be.

Attending the InCamera lunch will enable you to enhance your networking profile, build relationships and exchange views with key speakers as well as Chamber members and Board. The guest list is limited to ensure that this event is a stimulating and intimate occasion.

Tickets are prices at £25 + VAT for members and are on a first come first served basis. Book your place HERE

Annual General Meeting
Date: 10/12/2015      Time: 4.30pm - 5.30pm   Venue: The Playhouse

The Annual General Meeting of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce will be held on Thursday 10th December at 4.30p.m. in the Playhouse. For more details or to register to attend, just click HERE

Christmas Drinks and CONNECTED Edition 2 Launch
Date: 10/12/2015      Time: 5.30pm - 7pm   Venue: The Playhouse
Meet with the Chamber team for some festive cheer and a few drinks at The Playhouse! This will be a perfect opportunity for festive networking, as we launch the second edition of our Business Magazine - CONNECTED. This event is open to all members. Book HERE
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