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Employment Law for Managers - half day course

Module Leader: Nathan Combes


This informative and interactive half-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.  We do have a comprehensive full day training course - click here for further details.

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.
  • An introduction to the key concepts which underpin UK equality law; including the key protected characteristics, direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, victimisation and harassment.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module, participants will: 

  • Understand the key concepts that underpin UK employment law;
  • Understand and appreciate the key employment 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.

Employment Law for Managers: Course Agenda

09:00 - 09:30 Coffee and Registration
09:30 - 10:15 Unfair dismissal & constructive dismissal
10:15 - 10:30  Group work and case study
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 11.30 Performance, absence & misconduct
11.30 - 12:15  Group work and case study
12.15 - 12.30 Recap of the day

The Cost

Our standard charge is £200 plus VAT per delegate for a full day course, if it is being held at our premises or a venue close to our offices.  In addition, we do offer three for the price of two rates.

For a half day course, our fees are £125 plus VAT per delegate.

Should you require the course to be held in-house at your premises, then the fee would be £2,000 plus VAT for up to 12 attendees.  Should your premises be in London, then the fee would be £2500 plus VAT plus travel and hotel costs. 

For a half day course, our fee would be £1250 or £1500 for London plus travel costs.

If you are interested in reserving a place, please contact Hayley MacDonald.

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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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