Employment Law Essentials for New Managers and HR Professionals

This one day course is ideal for team leaders, line managers and HR professionals who want to obtain a good working knowledge of employment law and essential management skills to assist them to effectively manage their teams in line with the Company policies and procedures. Through the use of case studies and practical exercises this course will empower attendees to handle key management issues.

Course content

Dealing with all Levels of Discipline

  • How to deal with a range of conduct issues from minor misconduct to serious offences
  • Conducting effective workplace investigations and investigation interviews
  • Managing formal discipline from drafting letters of invite to hearing through to conducting the hearing and deciding on the appropriate outcome
  • Effective note taking and record keeping

Managing Underperforming Employees

  • Identifying early signs of unsatisfactory performance and engaging early intervention measures
  • Handling challenging / sensitive performance conversations. What should be covered and what should be avoided?
  • Practical guidance on managing on-going performance issues through a formal process including termination of employment.

Managing Absence

  • Tackling frequent short term absence and practical strategies for eradicating unnecessary absence
  • Conducting effective return to work interviews
  • Case managing long-term absence
  • Understanding the Disability Discrimination Act and the duty to make reasonable

Effectively Managing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

  • Defining the behaviours and looking at steps to eradicate bullying and harassment in the workplace
  • Handling employee complaints using both an informal and formal procedure
  • Holding effective grievance hearings and investigations

Training Courses

Employment Law Essentials
Employment Law Essentials for New Managers & HR Professionals

This one day course is ideal for team leaders, line managers and HR professionals who want to obtain a good working knowledge of employment law and essential management skills

Mock Tribunal Workshop
Mock Tribunal Workshop

This half day Workshop will be of benefit to all HR professionals and managers who regularly chair disciplinary and appeal hearings, grievances to include complaints of bullying and harassment

Recruitment Selection Training
Recruitment Selection and Interview Training

This half day course provides attendees with practical guidance on how to make the selection process more effective and how to avoid the pitfalls of bias and discrimination

Equal Opportunities Training
Equal Opportunities Awareness and Dignity at Work

This one-day course is particularly relevant for Human Resource personnel and all levels of management

Workplace Discipline Training
Managing Discipline

This half-day course is designed for those with responsibility for dealing with all levels of discipline

Absence Management Training
Managing Absence

This one-day course considers both legal and practical issues involved in dealing with absence in the workplace

Dealing with Trade Unions Training
Working effectively with Trade Unions

This highly practical (one-day half-day) course will benefit HR Specialists and managers who have not previously worked in a unionised environment

Performance Management Training
Performance Management

This half-day course is aimed at assisting those with responsibility for managing performance to do so effectively in order to minimise underperformance issues

Managing Redundancy Training
Managing Redundancy

This half-day course will provide a comprehensive awareness of how to identify the most suitable options for your business when facing a downturn in activity or a need to restructure

TUPE Training
Getting to grips with TUPE

This one-day course will simplify the principles of TUPE, and will enable you to decide on the best strategy and practice to ensure a successful outcome of the TUPE process for your business