Type Speaker CPD Hours Level
12 IntroductionInformation
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SRA Competency B


This introductory level virtual workshop will focus on the core areas and key essentials of employment law.

Delivered through a series of tutor led modules, it is highly participative and places are limited to 20 delegates.

Activities include case studies, syndicate work and small group sessions which will afford delegates the opportunity to share their own experiences, reflect on their working environments and have their questions answered.

Idea for lawyers and HR professionals, this comprehensive two-day workshop will provide you with with a core understanding of the fundamentals of employment law.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • Employment Law - How it works
    • Exploring the nature of employment law
    • Sources of employment law
    • Employment law and contract law
    • Case law and precedents
  • Employment Law - Who it applies to
    • Tests of employment status
    • Differences between ‘employees’ and ‘workers’
    • Self-employed workers
    • Zero hours contracts
    • Agency workers
    • Temporary workers
  • The Employment Contract and its Contents
    • Forms of a contract of employment
    • Express terms and implied terms
    • Fixed term and part time contracts
    • Terms incorporated by statute
    • Breach of contract
    • Working Time Regulations (WTR) 1998
    • Notice of termination
    • Probationary periods
    • PILON clauses - Pay in lieu of notice
    • Confidential information
    • Garden leave
    • Sick leave and pay
    • Restrictive covenants
    • Discipline and grievance
    • Employee handbooks
  • Ending the Employment Relationship and Wrongful Dismissal
    • Summary dismissal
    • Wrongful dismissal
    • Constructive dismissal
    • Breach of contract
    • Expiry of a fixed term contract
    • Termination of contract and reissue of revised terms
    • References
    • Retirement
    • Redundancy
    • Mutual agreement
    • Notice periods - statutory and contractual
  • Unfair Dismissal
    • Service requirements
    • Fair reasons for dismissal
    • Eligibility
    • Effective date of termination
    • Automatic unfair reasons
    • Excluded categories
    • Principle of reasonableness and fairness - case law
    • ACAS Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance
    • Employment Act 2008
    • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
    • Bringing an unfair dismissal claim
    • Remedies
    • Reinstatement/re-engagement
  • Settlement Agreements
    • Legal requirements
    • ACAS and COT3 agreements
    • Uses and implications of settlement agreements
    • Independent legal advice and legal fees
    • Insurance
    • References
    • Tax position, ex gratia payments and indemnities
    • PILON clauses
    • Pension benefits
    • Personal injury claims
    • Restrictive covenants
  • Unlawful Deduction of Wages Claims
    • Qualifying period
    • Time limits
    • Compensation
  • Discrimination
    • Equality Act 2010
    • Protected characteristics
      • Age
      • Disability
      • Gender reassignment
      • Race
      • Religion or belief
      • Sex
      • Sexual orientation
      • Marriage and civil partnership
      • Pregnancy and maternity
    • Direct discrimination and indirect discrimination
    • Associative discrimination
    • Harassment
    • Victimisation
    • Genuine Occupational Qualification
    • Burden of proof
    • Compensation and remedies
  • Family Friendly Working
    • Maternity rights - leave, pay, antenatal care
    • Paternity rights - leave, pay
    • Shared Parental leave
    • Adoption rights - leave, pay
    • Time off for dependents
    • Flexible Working
  • Introduction to TUPE
    • What is a Relevant Transfer?
    • Transfer of part of a business
    • Service provision changes
    • Effect on contracts and changing terms of employment
    • Dismissal and TUPE
    • Information and consultation obligations
    • Employee liability information
  • Submitting a Tribunal Claim and Sources of Information and Guidance
    • Claim forms and response forms
    • Time limits
    • Tribunal process and the Employment Tribunal Rules
    • Case management - directions and discussions
    • Pre-hearing reviews
    • Witness orders
    • Tribunal hearings
    • Other key websites

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 16.07.2021

N/A | 10:00am - 4:30pm

A - Z of Employment Law - A 2 Day Workshop

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16 2021
23 2021
Session 1 
10:00am - 4:30pm

Session 2 
10:00am - 4:30pm

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Discounts are available for multiple places. If you have 5 or more people interested in participating in this virtual learning session please email us at information@mblseminars.com for more information.

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