Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination (London, United Kingdom - October 30-31, 2019) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

This programme has been specifically designed for HR professionals to explain employment law in an accessible, user-friendly format - mixing knowledge with a solid practical approach - so you have the most up-to-date information and practical skills to take back to your workplace.

Over two days, this course will logically take a journey through the employment lifecycle and consider along the way the key areas of impact from recruitment to termination. More often than not, people are the most expensive and important asset in an organisation and now that the fees regime at the Employment Tribunal has gone, careful management is all the more important.

Although there is substantial knowledge-based learning during this event, the two days are designed to be engaging and participative as well as informative. The course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to deal with all the important employment issues so you can act effectively and confidently within the law. Attending this programme is an invaluable use of a busy HR professional's time.

Benefits of attending:

  • Develop your knowledge of the latest employment law and practice
  • Understand how the law is applied both procedurally and practically
  • Be up to date with this fast-changing area of the law
  • Raise your profile within your organisation
  • Look at how to improve what you do in your workplace to avoid conflict
  • Communicate and advise your line managers on how to comply and stay within the confines of the law
  • Learn the tips and techniques that sit behind the successful execution of some of your key practices

Who Should Attend:

All HR advisors and specialists from business partners to HR directors will find this a highly useful two days, including:

  • HR managers and directors
  • HR business partners
  • HR specialists
  • HR controllers
  • HR advisors
  • HR officers and other HR professionals This course is also applicable to line managers.


Module 1 - When employment begins

Equality Act 2010

Data Protection Act 1998

Safe interviewing

Employment status issues

Contracts of employment: part-time, fixed-term, zero hours, etc

Module 2 - Discrimination and equality


The protected characteristics

Types of discrimination

Reasonable adjustments relating to disability



Equal pay

Gender pay gap

Module - 3 Managing change

Reorganisation within your company

Changing terms and conditions

Module 4 - Employee complaints

Grievances - what the law requires

Grievances - The ACAS code and procedural issues

The right to be accompanied



Understanding whistleblowing - the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998

Module 5 - Capability

Capability - what the law requires

Capability - The ACAS code and procedural issues

Capability - lessons to learn from case law

Performance improvement plans


Gross negligence

Module - 6 Conduct

Disciplinary - what the law requires

Disciplinary - The ACAS code

Progressive v gross misconduct

Disciplinary - lessons to learn from case law




Module 7 - Ill health

Absence management

Short-term and persistent absence

Long-term absence

Disability-related absence

The sickie'

Return to work procedures


Occupational health

Access to medical reports

The fit note

Ill health dismissal

Module 8 - Family-friendly issues




Shared parental



Flexible working

Working time issues

Module 9 - When employment ends

The five potentially fair reasons to dismiss set out in the Employment Rights Act 1996

Managing fair dismissal both procedurally and substantively

Settlement agreements - what to say

Avoiding undue pressure

Settlement agreements - the documentation

Module 10 - Redundancy

The situations that may give rise to a redundancy

Lay-off and short-time working



Consultation - individual and collective

Notification to the Secretary of State

Statutory redundancy pay and/or enhancements

Alternative employment

Time off

Automatically unfair redundancy

Module 11 - TUPE

When does TUPE apply - identifying a relevant transfer'

What are the employee protections enshrined in the legislation

Identifying relevant employees

What transfers?

Pre-transfer dismissals

Post-transfer dismissals


Employee liability information obligations

Information and consultation of appropriate representatives

Effect of the employee objecting

Module 12 - Employment Tribunal

What to do when ACAS call

ET1 and ET3



The hearing

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/go9xxh


Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Employment Law


Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Employment Law