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French employment law training

Who should attend

This French employment law virtual 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, 14.00 to 17.00 (GMT)). Day 1 will take place on 17 October 2023 and Day 2 will take place on 18 October 2023 .

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

Cost: £499

All prices are exclusive of VAT

Select a date

17/10/2023 - 18/10/2023
Virtual online
14:00 - 17:00 (Local time)