Employment law courses from a true employment law service specialist.

Employment Law Courses:

Handling Discipline & Grievance

This course is by far the most popular and designed to enable Line Managers to conduct fair and consistent disciplinary and grievance meetings. Following on from Managing with Integrity, this course equips Managers with the effective skills and experience required to manage the poor performing employee through the conduct or performance based disciplinary situations, when performance management has failed. It also equips the Manager with the skills required to handle grievance issues which are becoming more common in the workplace.

Managing Absence & Sickness

The objectives of this one day course are the development of the practical people skills of the line management of an organisation or specific department. The main objective of this learning activity is to equip the line manager with the range of resources required to manage each member of their team with care, not just the poor performers, it should also arm the manager with the ability to develop and motivate the good performers to achieve the best possible results and relations from a strong cohesive group.

Appraisals and Performance Management

Performance Management is a one day course designed to supply Line Managers with the essential skills and knowledge to conduct a fair, structured and motivational appraisal meeting. Furthermore it outlines the importance for the application of cycle of performance management, encouraging good performance in employees to develop and achieve their potential and achieving a win-win situation for both the Company and the Employee.

The Employment Cycle

This half-day course is designed as an introduction to the HELP System and Employee Handbook to the Line Managers of our client companies. It is envisaged the course should be delivered within three months of the Company becoming a HELP client, when the new Employee Handbook and Terms and Conditions of Employment are available and have been issued to all employees. The objective of the course is to advise Line Managers and give an overview of the processes and procedures outlined in the Handbook and the research, supporting forms, and further information material that can be found on the HELP website.

Written Statements & associated contractual matters

(this workshop will normally be adapted to the requirements of a specific audience)

  • Who is an employee, worker or self-employed?
  • Why the difference matters
  • What is a written statement and the legal requirement?
  • Requirement for notice
  • Paid holiday entitlement – their rights
  • Breach of contract
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Variation of contract
  • Duration depends on the topic covered