• International Workplace
  • 27 February 2003

Your Invitation to the Cambridge Legal Update Conference

Get to grips with ALL your legal responsibilities in two days in Cambridge:

- tackle important health and safety issues such as asbestos and legionella
- find out which policies and contracts will need redrafting in 2003
- learn how other facilities managers are tackling the problems you face too
- solve the problems YOU face in YOUR workplace
- recommended by over 90% of delegates

Our Mid-Year Conference takes place on 29-30 April 2003, and follows the success of our sell-out January event. If you missed out on January, please contact us now as places are strictly limited (we won't be running another legal update conference until 2004). Call Sam Colella on 0870 777 8881.

Programme Highlights

Day One: management of premises, environmental and employment: key issues update, landlord and tenants latest developments, mobile phone masts, overhaul of fire safety regime, recent changes to Parts L and M of the Building Regulations.

Day Two: health and safety management, asbestos management, legionella: the lessons from 2002, revisions to first aid, manual handling and display equipment regulations, mobile work equipment, COSHH regulations and the new Code of Practice on CDM.

Breakout sessions allow you to choose your interests in smaller groups.

Commercial Property Lease Code. The second edition of the Code of Practice for Commerical Leases was published in 2002, containing 23 recommendations for landlords and tenants to follow when negotiating leases. FMs will gain useful knowledge to help them maintain flexibility and reduce lease premiums.

Getting Ready for the New Fire Safety Regime. The Government is proposing to introduce a new Regulatory Reform Order to apply a risk assessment approach to fire safety management during 2004.

Asbestos: Managing the Costs. Examines the impact of the new asbestos management regulations which aims to help FMs understand the financial risks. Includes tax issues, buying and selling property, impact on property values and insurance.

Legionella: Learning the Lessons. Examines FM's legal duties, guidance on managing heating, ventilating and water supply equipment, and the new Code of Practice.

Venue and Accommodation

The Facilities Management Legal Update Mid-Year Conference & Dinner is being held at Buckingham House in Cambridge, 29-30 April 2003. Residential guests enjoy 4-star quality at the Hotel Felix, with en suite facilities including TV and mini bar - all included in the residential conference fee.

Priority Booking Information

Discounted rates for members of the BIFM, RICS FM Faculty and the Workplacelaw Network are £539.10 plus VAT per delegate, a saving of 10% off the normal rate.

To book, please call Sam Colella on 0870 777 8881, quoting reference 1319, who will be only too pleased to help you with questions and bookings.