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An Introduction to Employment Law  - full day course

Module Leader: Nathan Combes


This informative and interactive full day session (which combines theory-based learning with a series of interactive group sessions) has been created to provide managers with a solid understanding of the key aspects of employment law that impact upon the management of businesses and individuals on a daily basis. 

Module aims

This module aims to provide participants with:

  • The knowledge and understanding needed to deal with a range of issues including unfair dismissal, misconduct, constructive dismissal, absenteeism and performance management.
  • A thorough introduction to the key concepts which underpin UK equality law; including protected characteristics, direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, victimisation, harassment and disability discrimination.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module, participants will: 

  • Understand the key concepts that underpin UK employment law;
  • Be able to utilise their newly gained knowledge of employment law to assist in the effective running of their business and/or operation;
  • Understand and appreciate the risks associated with managing staff and the steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of claims; and
  • Have a working understanding of the role and function of their own organisation’s Human Resources department.

An Introduction to Employment Law: Course Agenda

09:00 - 09:30 Coffee and Registration
09:30 - 09:35   Introduction to the day
09:35 - 10:15 Unfair dismissal & constructive dismissal
10:15 - 10:30  Group work and case study
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:15 Performance, absence & misconduct
12:15 - 12:30  Group work and case study
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 13:30  Equality Act 2010:  protected characteristics
13:30 - 14:00 Direct and Indirect discrimination
14:00 - 14:15 Group work and case study
14:15 - 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 - 15:15 Victimisation & harassment
15:15 - 15:30  Group work and case study
15:30 - 15:45 Disability discrimination
15:45 - 16:15 Attending the employment tribunal
16:15 - 16:30   Recap of the day

The Cost

The cost for the full day is £250 plus VAT per delegate. We also offer a 3 for 2 discount on multiple bookings for the same course and date. 

We are also able to deliver this course in house at your own premises or at an external venue that you are providing. The standard cost for this is £2,000 plus VAT togther with our assocated travel and (where necessary) accomodation expenses. 

If you are interested in reserving a place or simply want to find out more aobut the training that we are able to provide and/ or our approach, please contact our Events Manager, Hayley MacDonald or call 0113 280 2218. 

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Delegate testimonials

“ I just want to add that yesterday’s seminar was absolutely brilliant, the speakers, their subject knowledge and content was exceptional and it was delivered in such a way that an otherwise difficult and sometimes ‘dry’ subject came across in manageable and enjoyable format.” Kate Swinton, Sweet Squared

“This was one of  only a handful of courses that I have  ever been on where I have walked away having thought that it was time well spent, and that I had  learnt something"  Gemma Gill, Call Credit Information Group Leeds  

“Well presented with  especially useful discussions about real case studies. Excellent training day throughout“. Saoirse Cowley, Government Legal Department

“Pitched at the right level; not too detailed but sufficient to enable an overall understanding of key aspects of employment law”.  Chris Brewster, Animal Care Plc 

“Excellent presentation, clear learning outcomes and very good case studies”. Attendee Chaucer Foods Limited 

“Excellent and entertaining delivery“.  Bred Duncan, Duncan Chartered Accountants 

“Very well presented. All information detailed and very well put across”.  Mathew Chafer, Begbies Traynor  

“Excellent presenters, dynamic case studies and examples”.  Camilla Reece, Financial Force  

“Really enjoyed the day ; learned something new ! Excellent facilitators“. Sarah Kelly, HR Manager CPP 

“Very well presented and very informative”.  Shanna Pindair, Yorkshire Energy Partnership 

“Detailed , very informative, great use of case studies to illustrate examples”. Alexandra Myer, Morrisons Supermarket Plc 

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