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French employment law training

Who should attend

This French employment law training course is relevant to international HR managers and directors with responsibility for employees in France. It will also be useful to managers and directors who anticipate entering the French market and who need to be aware of their responsibilities to their people. A prior knowledge of French employment law is not required to attend this course.


Based on the Napoleonic code and amended by statute ever since, French employment law is markedly different from the UK’s.

Led by a French employment lawyer with extensive experience advising International and in particular UK clients, this introductory course will provide an overview of French employment law, highlighting key areas and giving you practical insights.

If your organisation is, or is likely to, set up operations in France then you must ensure that you have an understanding of key French employment law as well as information on employment conditions and procedures.

Delegates will gain an insight into

  • Practical guidance on main issues of employment in France
  • Overview of key employment issues from recruitment to termination
  • Introduction to dealing with staff representation
  • Insight into cultural differences between France and the UK

Cultural awareness issues in business will be addressed throughout the day.


Please note that this course programme will run over two afternoons (2 x 3 hour course sessions). Day 1 will take place on 21 September and Day 2 will take place on 23 September 2021.

  • Background
  • Getting started
  • Termination of employment
  • Working time
  • Day-to-day employee management
  • Working with employee representatives


Cost: £449

All prices are exclusive of VAT

Select a date

21/09/2021 - 23/09/2021
Virtual online training course
14:00 - 17:00 (Local time)

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