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Employment Law for Line Managers (England and Wales) Essential Insights

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60-90 minutes
50 GBP excl. VAT
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60-90 minutes
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Course delivery
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Course description

Employment law regulates the relationship between employers and employees. It governs what employers can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and employees' rights at work.

This course provides you with a very high-level overview of employment law in England and Wales and explores the breadth of employment law and how it influences work in these countries, particularly people management.

The programme has been created by Kate Shepherd, who is a CIPD Associate responsible for delivering courses on UK employment law, together with the CIPD's experts.

All CIPD Learning courses will automatically provide you with access to the CIPD Learning Hub, our online learning platform, for 24 months.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Is this course right for me?

Whether you work within a specific HR function or work outside the people profession, this course will provide basic knowledge on the key themes behind employment law in England and Wales.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

In this course, you will:

  • appreciate how employment law influences people management practice
  • explore the difference between compliance and good practice
  • discover how employment law has been applied in practice
  • consider how you can keep up to date on employment developments
  • find robust sources for further guidance and information.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • display knowledge of the key themes behind UK employment law
  • explain why we have employment law and its importance
  • know how to find further information.

Training Course Content

The programme covers:

  • Why do we have employment law?
  • Employment law in practice
  • Everyday employment law
  • Help and guidance.

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Course delivery details

This short 60–90-minute course, consists of a mix of written, video, and interactive content.

This self-serve, online course has been designed so that you can learn at your own pace.

There is a short knowledge check at the end of the course to test yourself against the key topics. This is not a formal assessment but an opportunity to self-test and can be done multiple times.

You will be able to access the course for 12 months from purchase and the CIPD Learning Hub will remain accessible to you for 24 months.

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