Essential Employment Law
This one-day course provides delegates with an understanding of key areas of employment law. It will be advantageous to newly appointed supervisors or managers and anyone new to the responsibilities of HR. The course will enable delegates to use their knowledge of employment law in reaching sound management decisions in line with legislation and avoiding the risk of potentially costly decision making.
During the course delegates will go through the whole of the employee cycle from recruitment to termination of contract. At each stage of the employee cycle participants will gain an understanding of the relevant legal aspects that they need to be aware of.
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Why choose this session?
The sessions are different because they are:
- Delivered by HR and employment law practitioners
- Direct, straightforward and focused on the key issues
- Relaxed, allowing delegates to share experiences and learn from each other
- Interactive, with questions taken as they arise
Tutor Bio – Dr Jonathan Lord
Jonathan is a Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Employment Law.
He has previously been a HR Director, Manager and Consultant, working across all sectors. Specifically Jonathan has worked within the transport and construction industries, as well as carrying out HR projects within the public and voluntary sector.
Jonathan has a Doctorate qualification, which involved researching the purpose of employment tribunals and their effectiveness.
Employment Law – An Overview
Contracts of employment
The law relating to Discrimination
Discipline and grievance procedures
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Delegates will learn about:
- Employment Law - The Essentials - A guide to Employment Law statutes / Employment rights and duties
- Recruitment and Selection - The formal processes of employment staff members
- Contracts of employment – forming and terminating contracts of employment
- Family related rights – understanding rights around maternity leave, shared parental leave, flexible working, parental leave and time off for dependents.
- The law relating to Discrimination - the nine protected characteristics and how discrimination can occur in the workplace
- Disciplinary, grievance and dismissal processes – understanding how to handle disciplinary and grievance situations, including nipping situations in the bud, investigations and disciplinary and grievance hearings
- Redundancy – The importance of Redundancy handling. Following the Statutory Redundancy legislation and best practice redundancy processes