Introduction to Employment Law (1 day)

Autumn course – 7 November 2017

Spring  course – 27 February 2018

We will be running this module three times each year

Courses start at 9.45am

AdviceUK members £120, Voluntary sector £140 + VAT, All others £160 + VAT

Learning Objectives

  • State the different types of employment status
  • List the main legislation underpinning employment law
  • Explain the basic rights conferred by employment law and how the law works in practice in relation to them
  • Describe the basic means of legal remedies or redress


  • Employment status – who is covered: employee, self-employed, contractor, worker, casual staff, agency worker
  • Relevant employment legislation
  • Employment contracts: express, implied and statutory terms
  • Fixed term and permanent contracts of employment
  • Written statement of particulars
  • Changes to contracts of employment
  • Notice periods
  • Wages including the Minimum Wage Act
  • Wrongful, unfair and constructive dismissal
  • Redundancy: redundancy situations, compensation, selection for redundancy, calculating redundancy pay
  • Working week, breaks and holidays including the working time regulations
  • Maternity, paternity and parental rights including adoptive leave
  • Sick pay
  • Discrimination and how to challenge it under the Equality Act 2010
  • Remedies: Disciplinary and grievance procedures, ACAS and Tribunals

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