Introduction to Employment Law (1 day)

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UPDATE JULY 2020: Face-to-face courses are postponed until further notice. Please see our range of Online Training

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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