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Employment & HR Training

Managers and HR professionals need an up-to-date working knowledge of employment law to help their organisations stay compliant. Employment and HR training from our specialist solicitors will teach you the key legal principles you need to do your job effectively.

Employment law in the UK changes frequently and so do your responsibilities as an employer. We can help you keep track of these changes and adapt your policies and processes accordingly.

Our extensive range of training courses covers a variety of topics and can help you:

  • Avoid costly employment tribunals, time-consuming investigations and reputational damage
  • Prepare for and handle tribunals or investigations if they do happen
  • Manage your legal responsibilities as efficiently as possible
  • Resolve workplace grievances and disputes
  • Implement flexible working schemes and inclusive policies.

All our training is designed to be practical and interactive so you come away with a real understanding of how to apply your new knowledge in the workplace.

We can also provide bespoke training designed specifically for your organisation and its individual business targets.

You’ll learn directly from specialist employment law solicitors from one of the UK’s top law firms. We have experience with all kinds of businesses from family-run SMEs to international corporations, across all major sectors and industries.

You can benefit wherever you’re based in the UK - training is available at any of our 14 offices across the country, remotely via video conferencing, or even at one of your own locations.

If you’d like to find out more about how our employment and HR training can help your business, contact Rachel Hetherington. today.

What Training Courses Do You Offer?

We deliver a full range of employment related training covering everything from recruitment to termination.

All our sessions are practical and interactive to help you apply what you learn in your own workplace.

You and your colleagues can benefit from either introductory or in-depth training across a range of topics including:

  • Diversity and discrimination
  • Discipline, absence and performance management
  • Grievances, conflicts, and workplace disputes
  • Casual and agency workers
  • Unfair dismissals, redundancy, and TUPE
  • Immigration.

We’re always developing new materials across a wide range of topics. If what you are looking for is not listed here, please contact Rachel Hetherington to see how we can help.

We also regularly provide bespoke training tailored to business’ individual needs and situations.

We also run a series of Employment Law Seminars as well as specific Disciplinary Hearing Training and Employment Tribunal Training.

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Who Is The Training For?

Our training is designed for anyone that is involved with hiring, managing, or disciplining employees, or making decisions about HR policies. This includes:

  • HR practitioners
  • Line managers
  • Senior managers
  • Business owners

You can either book individual places on our courses or we can train your whole team in a custom session designed for your specific requirements.

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What Will I Get Out Of The Training?

Our training courses will help you understand the key principles of employment law, how they affect your business, and what you need to do to stay compliant.

We’ll avoid complicated legal jargon and explain everything you need to know in plain English. You’ll come away with real-world insights that can make a substantial difference to your organisation.

Most of our training is designed to be interactive. You’ll get to work through case studies, quizzes and other practical exercises and understand how to apply your learning to your role.

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Where Is The Training?

We can deliver our training courses at any of our 15 offices nationwide or at one of your own locations.

We can also deliver some of our training electronically via WebEx video conferencing. You’ll also have access to a recording of the training for reference afterwards.

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Do You Offer Bespoke Training?

Yes - we can provide bespoke training that’s designed around your specific needs and tailored to your company’s unique ethos and policies.

This helps you concentrate on the issues that are most relevant for your business, and see how the law applies in practice. It’s also highly effective for training larger groups of employees in key areas of employment law.

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To find out more about our range of training courses, contact Rachel Hetherington on 0121 203 5355.

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