Designed for Personnel, HR Specialists, Managers, Supervisors and Trade Union Representatives.  This course is designed to enable participants to understand the legislative framework for employment in the UK and the areas of law which may affect their decision or place their organisation or themselves at risk of failure to comply.

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Course Objectives 

By the end of the course, delegates will have:

  • Identified the main areas of UK employment law, which affects their organisation and its employees.
  • Reviewed current legislation, recent changes and action to be taken
  • Reviewed a range of decided cases, which help to put the legislative framework into content.
  • Reviewed Employment Protection issues
  • Reviewed Protection from Discrimination issues
  • An awareness of how the European dimension affects UK employment law.
  • Reviewed their own organisation’s current practises against the areas covered in the programme and identified any issues for attention.

Course Content

Contracts of Employment
Stated and implied terms
Time frames in establishing rights and obligations under the contract
Written terms and conditions
Implications for interviewing and making an offer

Employment Protection
Unfair dismissal
Constructive dismissal
The Wages Act
Working time Directive
National Minimum Wage
Age Discrimination

Protection from Discrimination
Sex discrimination
Equal pay principles
Race discrimination
Discrimination on trade union grounds

Rights to Information
Collective bargaining
Access to medical reports and records
Data protection

Personal Development Action Plans

Course Duration: One Day

Delivery: This course can be delivered at a venue to suit you, please contact us for pricing on 01284 763040

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