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Fighting Against Domestic Abuse

The second Behind Closed Doors conference is returning to the City of London dealing with domestic abuse and the role employers can play.

Organised by the City of London Police, the conference sets out to provide employers with an introduction to understanding the complexities of domestic abuse and stalking and how they can affect people’s lives.

Speakers will share their personal and professional experience to help attendees understand what domestic abuse and stalking is, how it can occur and the specialist support available in the City.

Alter Ego will be performing an applied theatre project called Working it out which looks at the different ways employers respond. It highlights the positive and negative effects their approach has on people who experience domestic abuse.  

If you manage staff, are a head of security, senior manager, work within HR or occupational health and welfare, Behind Closed Doors has been designed to help maximise awareness and provide a greater level of care. There will be an opportunity to network and access information from specialist services.

The event is on 27 October 2015 at the Mansion House, Walbrook London EC4N 8BH and runs from 13.00-17.30 and doors open at 12.40. Places will be limited and early booking is advised. For further information relating to the event, contact Robin Newman, tel: 020 7332 1639 or e-mail: Robin.Newman@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Picture:   Behind Close Doors looks at how employers can help their staff over the vexed issues of domestic abuse and stalking.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis

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