Participants: Maximum 20
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Price: £495 + VAT
Our introduction-level employment law training course, is a one-day workshop that offers the perfect opportunity to get to grips with the fundamentals of practical employment law quickly. It covers the five most important areas of workplace employment law:
All managers, not just those in HR roles, need to have a solid understanding of the basics of employment law. This efficient course minimises time out of the office and provides crystal-clear guidance in an interactive format which focuses on applying the law the realities of day-to-day management.
“ Very clear and understandable, good use of case study. ”
John Parr, Sensus Marketing Systems
“ Good overall grounding of employment law ”
Sam Bailey, Recruitment Advisor, Vanderlande Industries
“ Very enjoyable and interesting. Thank you! ”
Helen Giblin, HR Advisor, Bank of England
“ It provided me with a great insight into this aspect of law which I previously knew little about ”
Daniel Lille, Graduate Employment Officer, University of Hertfordshire
“ The event provided a reminder of some areas of employment law as well providing a valuable introduction to areas I had not covered in my CIPD. A useful refresher for anyone who completed their CIPD but not been directly involved in HR. ”
Fionuala Murray, Head of Africa Central Coordination Team, CAFOD
“ An enjoyable course on employment law using layman’s terms! ”
Vicki Wesley, HR Manager, Marakon
“ Very informative, a well delivered day ”
Shiema Vala, Training Manager, NICE - National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence
“ Good and informative, great location and I felt I took a lot of information in ”
Jennifer Moon, People Manager, MPG
“ Very interesting, articulate and professional ”
Natasha Murray, Managing Partner , MPG
“ Extremely clear and helpful ”
Nadine Anatol, HR Administrator, Marie Stopes International
“ Very engaging, well planned and relevant ”
Victoria Gallagher, HR Assistant, NSHousing
“ Experience allowed me to gain a lot of knowledge on the depths of law to do with employment ”
Amy Forder, HR Manager, Click Entertainment
“ Very well organised, good venue. Professional knowledgeable speaker ”
Rebekah Everitt, HR Manager, G Research
9.00 Registration and coffee
9.30 The Employment Relationship
Lunch and networking
Discipline, Grievances and Dismissal
Managing Performance and Absence
16:45 End of Programme
There will be two coffee breaks during the day and a lunch break.
I am a member of JSB’s Employment Law Faculty and have many years’ employment law and HR experience gained within both the public and private sectors.
Having qualified as a barrister, my career has covered employment law training and consultancy, human resources, and policy development for Government. I have previously worked as Personnel Director at the Building Research Establishment, as a lawyer and policy administrator in the Lord Chancellor’s Department (now the Ministry of Justice), and as a prosecutor for the South Wales Police Authority. For some years I was joint chairman and managing director of my family’s company in the manufacturing sector.
I am also an experienced writer, and have contributed to various HR and legal publications. I am a member of the Employment Tribunal, a Trustee and mediator for Mediation Hertfordshire, a Trustee of Hertsmere CAB and was a Governor of a Community Technology College in Hertfordshire for 11 years.
I am a confident and accomplished employment lawyer with a proven track record of successfully advising employers on all aspects of employment law. I have supported and led employers in a variety of industries on matters ranging from recruitment to dismissal. I am an experienced tribunal advocate and successfully defended employment tribunal claims involving complex issues of dismissal, discrimination, TUPE, whistleblowing and insolvency.
I have a law degree from Brunel University and a Masters degree in employment law from Leicester University. I have written extensively in trade and legal publications and presented seminars on a wide range of employment topics.
Key areas of expertise:
Anyone seeking a concise introduction to the fundamentals of employment law. It is particularly relevant for those new to HR/personnel or line management.
Receive a 20% discount when you book more than one event, or book more than one person on the same event. Please note this discount only applies to the lesser priced booking and when all bookings are placed together.
You are entitled to a 25% discount on your booking if you are a registered charity. This discount will show on your invoice once your booking is submitted. You will need your charity registration number for the booking form.
You can purchase and access a full recording of selected international employment law events. This is an option for those who cannot attend an event on a particular day or those who wish to share knowledge with colleagues. Full slides and documentation are provided and the recording is accessible in easily digestible bite-sized chunks. Get in touch to learn more.
Technology is bringing about seismic shifts in how we communicate on both a personal and business level. This is particularly evident in how learning is consumed and JSB is committed to delivering its L&D services in a way that optimises all appropriate technology.
In each case participants receive a documentation pack which includes any presentation material alongside a supporting narrative giving useful background information.
Choose the right approach for you:
The most valuable form of learning delivery continues to be the face-to-face classroom-based event. Engaging with expert speakers and fellow participants in relaxed two-way discussion in a distraction-free environment offers a valuable and practical learning experience.
All JSB programmes take place in top venues in central London and participants report that they greatly value the opportunities that these events provide for learning and networking.
We frequently welcome participants from overseas to our London events. However, we recognise that HR professionals who are responsible for managing workforces in these countries will not always be able to make the financial and time investment necessary to attend JSB events when they run in London. You will have the opportunity to submit questions to the speaker throughout the event and will get access to the slides and documentation in exactly the same way as those in the room. All you need is a standard domestic broadband connection.
Should you find that you can’t wait until the next event on your chosen topic, you can access a full recording of a recent live event. Again, full slides and documentation will be provided. This is an option for those who cannot attend an event on a particular day. Moreover if the learning is to be of practical value it is often the case that even those who participated on the day welcome the opportunity of accessing the material in the weeks and months following the event. It’s a great way to share content with colleagues too.
Go to our booking form and when you select the event you wish to book on, simply choose the option that best suits you. If you are interested in the on demand access, please get in touch to find out more.
Any course can be delivered on an in-house basis.