Professional Training

Employment Law An Introduction - Rights & Obligations

Length
1 day
Price
587 GBP
Next course start
23 April, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
Length
1 day
Price
587 GBP
Next course start
23 April, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online

Course description

Overview

You will be given an overview of basic employment law rights and obligations arising from starting employment through to dismissal. You will gain a balanced appreciation of the main concepts, rights and remedies arising out of the most common employment law topics enabling you to troubleshoot and advise on these topics with greater confidence.

Who is this for?

This course will be of benefit to practitioners, in-house legal advisors, managers or HR professionals with no or limited employment law knowledge, who wish to gain a basic grounding of key employment law rights and obligations in practice. This course is the ideal partner to Employment Law - An Introduction: Discrimination Law and Practice.

What will you learn?

  • Identify common issues encountered at the outset of employment;
    • The meaning of ‘employee’
    • Formation of the contract of employment
  • Describe the main entitlements enjoyed by employees and workers during employment including;
    • Maternity and paternity leave, parental leave, the right to request flexible working, time off to care for dependants
    • Working time and national minimum wage
    • Disciplinary and grievance handling
  • Explain the key considerations applying when ending an employment relationship including;
    • Termination of Employment – the fair reasons for dismissal
    • Settlement Agreements

PSC Elective

This course may be taken as a PSC elective, although it may also be attended by non-trainees.

SRA Competencies

B, C

Other related courses

Business Immigration

Employment Law An Introduction - Discrimination Law & Practice

Employment Law: TUPE – Transfer of Undertakings

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Upcoming start dates

Choose between 3 start dates

23 April, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

9 July, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

15 October, 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course will be of benefit to practitioners, in-house legal advisors, managers or HR professionals with no or limited employment law knowledge, who wish to gain a basic grounding of key employment law rights and obligations in practice. This course is the ideal partner to Employment Law - An Introduction: Discrimination Law and Practice.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Identify common issues encountered at the outset of employment;
      • The meaning of ‘employee’
      • Formation of the contract of employment
  • Describe the main entitlements enjoyed by employees and workers during employment including;
      • Maternity and paternity leave, parental leave, the right to request flexible working, time off to care for dependants
      • Working time and national minimum wage
      • Disciplinary and grievance handling
  • Explain the key considerations applying when ending an employment relationship including;
      • Termination of Employment – the fair reasons for dismissal
      • Settlement Agreements

Course delivery details

  • Location Name: Online Live
  • Learning Mode: Blended

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