JSB Training and Development

Advanced Employment Law

JSB Training and Development
In London

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Important information

Typology Course
Level Advanced
Location London
Duration 2 Days
  • Course
  • Advanced
  • London
  • Duration:
    2 Days

The only application-focused course of its kind for experienced HR practitioners who have a good understanding of employment law principles and want to build on their existing knowledge with a more detailed study of key aspects and recent developments in employment law.
Suitable for: Designed for HR and personnel professionals with responsibility for employment law policy and/or its implementation. Practitioners who wish to extend the range and depth of their knowledge of practical employment law with direct workplace application.

Facilities (2)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Dove House, Arcadia Avenue, N3 2JU, London, England
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On request
Starts On request
Dove House, Arcadia Avenue, N3 2JU, London, England
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Starts On request

Course programme

09:00 - Registration and coffee
09:30 - Discrimination in the workplace
· Direct and indirect discrimination
· Sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief
· Age discrimination impact
· Pregnancy discrimination
· Equal pay issues
· Harassment and bullying - latest cases

10:45 - Coffee

11:00 - Transfer of undertakings
· New regulations in operation
· Recent case law and judicial guidance
· Contracting out and outsourcing
· Informing and consulting
· Practical business transfer issues

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - Developments in European law
· EU 'Green Paper' - concept of flexicurity
· Fixed-term contracts
· EU anti-discrimination legislation
· National level information and consultation of workers
· EU Agency Workers Directive
· Implementation timetables
· Likely future developments

15:00 - Coffee

15:15 - Developments in European law continued
16:30 - End of day one

Day Two

09:00 - Registration and coffee
09:30 - Trends in employment protection and dismissal
· Protection of part-time, temporary, casual and agency workers
· The concept of 'worker' and the extension of employment protection rights
· Employment status - latest cases
· Remedies and effect of increase in compensatory awards
· Unfair dismissal, dispute resolution
· Statutory grievance and disciplinary procedures
· Tribunals - latest developments

10:45 - Coffee

11:00 - Human Rights
· Convention and Act
· Employment law and human rights
· Workplace privacy
· Expression, association and assembly
· Discrimination
· Remedies

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - Employee references
· Duty to give a reference
· What the reference must say and not say
· Avoiding or limiting liability

14:30 - Privacy and data protection

· Handling employee data
· Rights of access to data
· Code of practice
· Practical steps for employers to take
· Email/internet abuse

15:15 - Coffee

15:30 - Privacy and data protection continued
16:30 - End of day two

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