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HR Academy

  • 09 October 2017
  • 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • 5 Chancery Lane Clifford’s Inn London EC4A 1BL
  • Entry: £700+VAT (£650 + VAT per person if booking more than one delegate)
  • CPD points: 10

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The course runs for two days and is designed to provide an in-depth look at the key employment law topics that you may come across as a busy HR professional, including the latest developments and forthcoming changes.

But we won’t just be talking at you about the law. The emphasis is on the practical application of these topics in your daily work. We’ll use case studies with lots of interaction and discussion throughout the day.

Key features of the course:

  • Presented by employment specialists from our market-leading team

  • Real-life practical examples and filmed case studies

  • Group exercises and discussions

  • An opportunity to meet and discuss your issues with lawyers from our team

  • Comprehensive training materials to take away, plus additional employment law guides

  • Take-home online quiz to consolidate your learning

  • Lewis Silkin HR Academy certificate provided on successful completion of the course

Course outline

Day 1:

  • Working status

  • The contract of employment – key terms

  • Unfair dismissal overview

  • Focus on absenteeism and capability dismissals

  • Focus on conduct dismissals – the investigation and the hearing

  • Handling redundancies

Day 2:

  • Overview of the Equality Act

  • Focus on race, religion/belief and sexual orientation discrimination

  • Focus on disability and age discrimination

  • Focus on sex/maternity discrimination and family friendly rights

  • Conducting a grievance investigation

  • Dealing with claims and employment tribunal procedure

  • Immigration considerations

  • Overview of forthcoming changes

  • Post course quiz

Lunch is provided on both days. If you want to stay overnight, we can also assist with booking accommodation.

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