Employment Law Training

Duration 2-3 hours

CPD Approved
Employment Law
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  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

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  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£30 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Employment Law online training has been developed by employment law specialists to build six linked modules. The online course takes students through the employment journey covering key areas of employment law, such as employee status, recruitment, onboarding, working arrangements, leave entitlements, disputes, disciplinaries and grievance procedures as well as employment terminations.

The course will help learners understand how to achieve legal compliance and best practice and avoid disputes or legal action.

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Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Developed by professionals in Employment Law

Accredited by CPD

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, learners will be familiar with some of the basics of employment law, including:

  • Employment practice, including which laws govern employment, types of working arrangement and contracts.
  • Recruitment processes.
  • Working arrangements, such as contracts, hours, pay and pensions.
  • Types of leave, such as maternity leave and compassionate leave.
  • Some best practice and procedures for handling disputes and grievances.
  • The basics of understanding retirement, redundancy and termination of employment.

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Module 1: Understanding the Legal Aspects

Background to employment law, employment status, case study, contract types and responsibilities, full-time and part-time contracts, fixed-term contracts, zero-hour contracts, agency staff, freelancers, consultants and contractors, employing workers with a disability, access to work and employing young workers.

Module 2: Recruitment and Starting Work

Protected characteristics, discrimination, advertising jobs, shortlisting, interviewing, right to work, copying documents, when to contact the Home Office, Disclosure and Barring Service and induction processes.

Module 3: Working Arrangements

Employment contract, terms and conditions, probationary periods, continuous employment, flexible working and compressed hours, Working Time Regulations, flexibility in Working Time Regulations, overtime, pay and pension regulations.

Module 4: Leave Entitlements

Annual leave, additional leave entitlements, sickness absence, compassionate leave, maternity leave, Statutory Maternity Pay, return to work, paternity leave, shared parental leave, unpaid parental leave, adoption leave and IVF leave.

Module 5: Managing Conflict, Disputes, Discipline and Grievance Procedures

General guidance, solving workplace disputes or conflict, grievances, performance, capability and disciplinary issues, serious misconduct, gross misconduct, suspension from work, procedures and whistleblowing.

Module 6: Employment Termination

Termination of employment, resignation, redundancy, dismissal, fair dismissal, unfair dismissal, automatically unfair dismissals, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, tribunals, settlement agreements, retirement and further resources.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know whether you have passed.

If you don't pass, don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This online Employment Law training course has been designed for managers, employers and members of Human Resources (especially those who are new to HR and its responsibilities) who must be familiar with key areas of employment law.

Written by experts

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In partnership with

Kate McCabe

Human Resources Senior Leader

Kate McCabe is a well respected and experienced Human Resources Senior Leader. She started her career in commercially focused roles in retail following completion of a degree in Applied Consumer Sciences from Newcastle. 

Kate has worked with major retail organisations and is now a senior consultant who supports a variety of businesses in areas such as recruitment and retention, policies, benefits, training, staff well-being and employment law. 

Kate is also passionate about development and works across all aspects of change and leading people well to deliver for both the employees and also the business.

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