Why should your managers attend this course?
Managers that have responsibility for looking after other
staff often feel totally unprepared. Our practical and no nonsense
course aims to guide operational managers and supervisors through the
employment law minefield. It will help them tackle the employment issues
that could expose your business to costly employment tribunal claims.
Employment Law for Line Managers is recommended for all line managers or
those with supervisory responsibilities. No prior knowledge of
employment law is required.
course highlighted to me that the managers had learnt best practice and
gained a better understanding of employment law. The content was
applicable to both experienced and newly appointed managers”.
L Lewis, Regional HR Manager
What is it?
This is not an open course. It is run on your site (or a nearby training venue) with between 6 and 15 delegates. The ideal number is 10 to 12. We provide two trainers for maximum impact of learning, often splitting into smaller groups to run through examples. The day runs best when it is customised to cover your internal policies and procedures.
“The Deminos team have made a significant difference to our business by providing annual employment law overview training to our line managers. I believe they offer a quality value added service to our business and commend them to you”.
L Christie, HR Director
The course is very interactive and includes practical examples to make situations come alive. Participant feedback has included quotes like:
"Very, good informative and well presented in a very informal atmosphere."
"The update on employment law issues was useful as was the role play for disciplinaries. I look forward to staying out of tribunals."
"Glad to have done this course – gave me a good understanding of employment law. The practical examples were really helpful."
By the end of Employment Law Overview for Managers course, your managers will be able to:
- understand the key principles of employment law and apply them within the workplace
- appreciate the impact that current employment legislation has on daily management issues
- apply your organisation’s documentation and procedures to HR issues
- tackle employment issues whilst operating within the law and according to best practice.
“I now feel more comfortable in allowing colleagues to handle HR issues. It confirmed the importance of correct procedure and preparation”.
The following items will be covered during the one day course:
Creating the Employment Relationship
1. A Guide to Recruitment
- Methods of recruitment
- Checking the eligibility of migrant workers
2. The Contract
- Essential elements of a contract
- Contractual terms
- Main statement of terms and conditions
Maintaining the Employment Relationship
3. Family Friendly Policies
- Flexible working
- Parental leave
- Time off for dependent
4. Grievance & Disciplinary
- Statutory requirements and Company procedures
- Levels of authority
- Investigations & fact finding
- Keeping records
5. Managing Absences
- Short term absences
- Long term absences
- Return to work interviews
- Unauthorised absences
6. Managing Performance
- Conducting counseling sessions
- Performance reviews
Terminating the Employment Relationship
7. Reasons for Dismissals
- Wrongful dismissal
- Unfair dismissal
- Constructive dismissal
- Fair reasons for dismissal
To book the course on your site or at any nearby location please call the team now on 020 7870 1090. Or complete the quick form below and we will call you back with availability.
Feedback from managers and supervisors who have completed the course:
I am now much better prepared to handle disciplinary issues and now know exactly where I stand.
I am now much more aware of employment law, the procedures involved and how to follow them.
The course highlighted the importance of HR management in our business, in particular the importance of managing absenteeism effectively
A useful refresher on employment law, good content.
The case law helped to put it in perspective
I am now more assured on how to approach employment issues. A useful explanation of disciplinary procedures.
I am now much more aware of all HR issues, I didn’t really know a lot of the content before. All of it was very informative and excellently presented. The use of practical examples kept you focused.
The course was very good and I can now participate in disciplinary procedures fully armed.
I am now more confident around note-taking in disciplinaries & recording of issues prior to them becoming major. Excellently presented, very informative – very good.
Very nice course, found it very informative and professionally run.
I now listen more to employees and prepare groundwork more thoroughly.
I now feel more comfortable in allowing colleagues to handle HR issues. It confirmed the importance of preparation.
I now do some more research before attending disciplinaries. I appreciated the laymen terms used to help understand complex areas. Very pleasant, informative presentation.
To book the course on your site or at any nearby location please call the team now on 020 7870 1090.