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Essential employment law for HR professionals

Who should attend

This Essential employment law for HR professionals course is aimed at HR professionals. The course will also be relevant to line managers and directors of SMEs who need to fully understand their people management responsibilities and the risks.


HR professionals and managers need to understand the legal framework that underpins the employment relationship.

This practical course follows the employment life cycle from entry to exit and focuses on the core areas of law and practice.


09.00 registration and coffee, 09.30 start

Beginning employment

  • the contract of employment
  • who is an ‘employee’?
  • background checks and employee data

Managing people in practice

  • avoiding discrimination claims
  • identity the legal implications when tackling:
  • performance and promotion
  • absence
  • discipline
  • grievance
  • the importance of a fair procedure
  • when does the Acas code apply?

Ending employment

  • termination and types of dismissal
  • achieving a fair dismissal
  • an introduction to redundancy and TUPE
  • an introduction to employment tribunals including common claims and time limits
4.30pm close 

Cost: £499

All prices are exclusive of VAT

Group discount:

10% discount for delegate 2 and subsequent delegates.

Online payment discount: 10%

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