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Event on: 13 Oct

Date: 13 Oct

Time: 5:00pm — 7:30pm

Venue: Room 412, Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University

The identification, employment and management of employees is crucial to a business’s success, particularly when they are working in an unfamiliar cultural environment such as China.

The latest seminar from the Leeds City Region China Business Club will explore the cultural touch points potential employers need to understand; how to find, nurture and keep Chinese talent; and consider the impact of PRC employment legislation and challenges it may pose to foreign employers.

Tickets cost £15 - to purchase your ticket online click here

17:00 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS
17:30 WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
ANDREW DISBURY, DIRECTOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE, LEEDS BECKETT UNIVERSITY
17:45 PANEL PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION
CHAIRED BY GILES BLACKBURNE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHINA OUTBOUND,
CHINA-BRITAIN BUSINESS COUNCIL (CBBC).
Speakers Include:

CAROLE YAN, GENERAL MANAGER, POWERLINK UK

Having founded PowerLink’s UK centre of operations five years ago, Carole Yan has built up the Shanghai
headquartered company’s presence in Leeds City Region, producing made-in-UK generators for the
European, Middle Eastern and African markets.
 

JEREMY SARGENT, MANAGING PARTNER, JSA

Jeremy Sargent heads boutique legal practice, JSA, a rapidly growing team of highly experienced legal
professionals in Shanghai and Guangzhou. A British-born and qualified lawyer, Jeremy has worked
full-time as a lawyer in China since 1998. He is fluent in both written and spoken Chinese and is
well-acquainted with China’s legal system.
 
18:25 OPEN DISCUSSION: SOLUTIONS TO SCENARIOS
18:40 NETWORKING RECEPTION INCLUDING FOOD AND DRINK
19:30 SESSION CLOSES
 

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