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Price: £495 + VAT
How do you avoid the legal pitfalls of changing employment contracts? This 1-day training course provides you with a sound understanding of contract law and its application in the workplace. It emphasises how to handle contract variations in line with changing business needs. It explains the risks and the opportunities together with practical management considerations, set in their legal context.
“ Thank you - invaluable advice with very good hints and tips to take away. ”
, The Youth Sport Trust
“ The trainer was brilliant - I really appreciated her patience and feedback to questions we all posed. She spent valuable time with me looking over the reports I`d written. The context, delivery and agenda of the day were excellent and she really encouraged everyone to contribute. ”
, The Youth Sport Trust
“ Exceptionally informative and valuable ”
Jo Jackson, HR Manager, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
“ Really informative and engaging ”
Rachel Thompson, Regional HR Administrator, Renault Retail Group
“ Chris Hull made this course thoroughly enjoyable. Lots of useful discussion ”
Emma Sherlock, Assistant Director of HR, Royal College of GP's
“ Kerry is a fantastic tutor who engages in a great way! The session was great and due to Kerry's nature seemed to be a meeting of minds among professionals rather than a presentation. Kerry is clearly knowledgeable and passionate and her anecdotal references were fab. The case studies were the best yet and it was refreshing to use a modern day scene to approach some of the questions put to us. ”
Sarah Puleston, Regional Personnel Manager, JD Wetherspoon plc
“ The best seminar I have attended ”
Caroline Kennedy, Senior HR Specialist, Anglesey Aluminium Metal
“ The seminar was very interesting and the trainer very knowledgeable ”
Dominique Knowles, HR Executive – International Assignments, Ricardo
“ It was all very relevant, very helpful in my new role in HR ”
Emma Pritchard, Regional HR Coordinator, Renault Retail Group
“ Very informative and excellent delivery ”
Tracy Packer, Group HR Administrator, Renault Retail Group
“ Very enlightening ”
Cassandra Burton, Regional HR Coordinator, Renault Retail Group
“ Fabulous! ”
Catrin Roberts, HR Consultant, Buzzacott
“ Excellent, first class ”
Sarah Hooper, HR Manager, Buy as you View
“ A lot of great information - both on the law and practical application ”
Christine Christie, Consultant, HR Consultancy
“ A brilliant introduction with lots of informative case studies ”
Graziella De Angelis, Human Resources Administrator, Renault Retail Group
“ Well delivered, engaging, interesting, informative ”
Sarah Crabtree, Manager HR & Events, ICMIF
“ A useful overview of employment contracts ”
Vernon Griffith, Manager of HR Business & Solutions Architecture, EDF Energy
“ Excellent, this is the third event I have attended including the introduction workshop – all were very good ”
Julia Mcphereson, HR Advisor,, Goldshield Group plc
“ Excellent course content, engagement and knowledge from course provider ”
Lauren Glindon, HR Assistant, Renault Retail Group UK
“ A well prepared and presented course with time given for interaction and exchange of practical experience and questions. ”
Freeda Betts, Prospect
Registration and coffee
Welcome, introduction and outline of objectives
Contracts and the recruitment process
Varying contracts and the nature of change
Changing contract terms
Practical management issues
Close of training
Kerry Scott-Patel LLB is a solicitor (with practice certificate) and senior consultant with JSB, specialising in employment law. She designs and delivers training for domestic and international clients, in both the public and private sectors, on all aspects of workplace law.
Kerry has over ten years’ experience as a practising solicitor, first with RadcliffesLeBrasseur in the UK and subsequently with DLA Piper in the Middle East. Based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Kerry had responsibility for growing the firm’s employment law practice with local and international clients.
Kerry advises both human resources personnel and in-house counsel on matters ranging from the drafting of employment documents, management of employees, termination of employment and claims made by current and former employees. She has considerable experience of providing employment support for mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing arrangements and business closures.
“Kerry is a fantastic tutor who engages in a great way! The session was great and due to Kerry's nature seemed to be a meeting of minds among professionals rather than a presentation. Kerry is clearly knowledgeable and passionate and her anecdotal references were fab. The case studies were the best yet and it was refreshing to use a modern day scene to approach some of the questions put to us.” Sarah Puleston, Regional Personnel Manager - JD Wetherspoon plc
Designed for HR and personnel professionals, employee relations managers, legal advisers and HR consultants.
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.
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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.
For groups of 4 or more people, any of our seminars and webinars can be tailored and delivered in-house. We will adapt case studies to suit your organisational culture and specific challenges. We ensure that the learning is engaging, relevant and easily applied.
Our webinars are designed to be as accessible as possible for all participants.
To join the webinar you will need to have Java installed on your computer. You can download and install Java quickly and easily here.
We use Webex to deliver our webinars. It is entirely web based - all you will need is an internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome. There is no requirement to download any files to use the Webex system.
You can only listen to the webinar over the internet through the Webex system, for which you will need headphones or speakers. A conference call dial in option is not available.
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Any course can be delivered on an in-house basis.