Understanding Employment Law

This introductory course gives an overview of a business’s legal responsibilities, guidance on people management and discusses common Employment Law issues. This can include:

Dealing with Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures

Legal responsibilities; investigating an incident; how and when to suspend; managing the disciplinary process; investigating a grievance; dealing with an appeal.

Absence Management

Managing Absence; what you can and cannot say; monitoring sickness; welfare meetings; dismissing for frequent absence.

Performance Management

Plan and deliver effective and worthwhile appraisals, setting clear expectations and objectives; coaching and giving feedback; how to draft an appropriate appraisal form and conduct an effective appraisal meeting with appropriate follow up.

Recruitment Skills

Advice on effective recruitment selection methods; safer recruitment processes; drafting job descriptions and role profiles; competency based interviewing; designing an induction.