Introduction to Employment Law (1 day)

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Course Dates: 26th Nov & 3rd Dec

Face-to-face courses are postponed until further notice but we are pleased to now offer this course online. Please read our FAQs about the training and how it is run online.

Introduction to Employment Law (One Day Course)

 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

Indicative Content 

  • Employment status and who is covered
  • Relevant employment legislation
  • Employment contracts
  • Fixed term and permanent contracts of employment
  • 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
  • Sick pay
  • Discrimination and challenging it

Courses run from 9.45am

AdviceUK members £99, Voluntary sector £125+ VAT, All others £145+ VAT

To make a booking, please complete the booking form attached below and forward to us at AdviceUK, 101E Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7SA or send it by email to or call us on 0300 777 0107.

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