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What’s New in Employment Law

CIPD Training
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 545 GBP excl. VAT
Location: London
Next available date: 21/09/2018 - London
Provider: CIPD Training plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

Course description

What's New in Employment Law - 1 day Course

This course from CIPD is designed to keep participants updated with the latest developments and regulations in employment law. The course will give advice and guidance on case law that is up to date and relevant to your organisation. Understanding the law is also important so that participants will be able to identify and address current issues and assess what implications there may be in the future. 

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

  • Assess the implications of new legislation and latest case law developments on your organisation
  • Address the current issues facing HR
  • Plan for future legislative changes

    Suitability - Who should attend?

    HR practitioners or line managers who need to keep up to date with latest developments in employment law.

    Training Course Content

    During this course the topics covered will 

    Legislation changes

    • Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015
    • DeRegulation Act 2015
    • Trade Union Bill
    • National Living Wage
    • Zero Hours contracts
    • Future developments


    • Update on discrimination case law
    • Changes to discrimination legislation

    Transfer of undertakings

    • A review
    • Practical issues and recent cases


    • Recent case law; constructive dismissal, reasonable investigation, social media, wrongful dismissal; disciplinary warnings, redundancy

    Employment Tribunals

    • Current tribunal stats, trends, compensation rates and limits
    • Early Conciliation Scheme
    • Fees and penalties
    • Challenges to fees

    What else is new?

    • Other developments
    • Other recent case law
    • Programme is subject to change pending new developments.

    Modern Workplaces 

    • Recent consultation
    • Children and Families Bill
    • Flexible parenting
    • Flexible working changes

    Transfer of Undertakings

    • Government review and anticipated changes
    • Practical issues and recent cases


    • Recent case law
    • review of ACAS Guidance and code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures
    • Early conciliation
    • Settlement agreements, discussions and consultation on new code of practice
    • New rules and case law on redundancy
    • Misuse of social media

    Employment Tribunals

    • Current tribunal stats, trends, compensation rates and limits
    • The new Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure
    • Fees and penalties

    What else is new?

    • Review of Rehabilitation times for ex-offenders
    • Review of sickness absence
    • Government consultation on Posted Workers Enforcement Directive
    • Potential changes to Data Protection Act 1998
    • Other new developments.


    The cost of this course is as follows:

    Non-Member Price: £545 + VAT

    CIPD Member Price: £490 + VAT

    This course is also available for in-house delivery, please contact CIPD for more information. 

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    CIPD Training

    Shaping the future of the HR and L&D profession. The CIPD is championing better work and working lives, setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisational development.  With more than 100 programmes, CIPD Training is one of the UK's...

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    Niyi   |   24/03/2014
    The tutor recalled information really well was able to bring law to life and explain difficult cases in easy to understand language.