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Seminar 12 IntroductionInformation
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This introductory level workshop-based course will focus on the core areas and key essentials of employment law.

It is delivered through a series of tutor led modules which are highly participative and therefore places are limited to 20 delegates. Activities include case studies, syndicate work and small group sessions. The workshop will also consider the latest EU political changes and their impact on employment law.

What You Will Learn

  • Employment Law - How it works and to whom it applies
    • Nature and sources of employment law
    • Tests of employment status
    • Differences between 'employees' and 'workers'
    • Self employed/Agency workers/Temporary workers/Zero hours contracts
  • The employment contract and its contents
    • Express terms and implied terms
    • Fixed term and part time contracts
    • Working Time Regulations (WTR) 1998
    • Annual leave
    • Probationary Periods
    • PILON clauses and Garden Leave
    • Sick leave and pay
    • Restrictive Covenants
  • Ending the Employment Relationship and Wrongful Dismissal
    • Summary Dismissal and Wrongful Dismissal
    • Constructive Dismissal
    • References
    • Redundancy
    • Notice periods - statutory and contractual
  • Unfair Dismissal
    • Eligibility
    • Fair reasons for dismissal - S98 ERA
    • Effective date of termination
    • Automatic unfair reasons and Excluded categories
    • Principle of reasonableness and fairness - case law
    • ACAS Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance
    • Disciplinary and Grievance procedures
    • Remedies
  • Settlement Agreements
    • Legal requirements - S203(3) Employment Rights Act 1996
    • ACAS COT3 agreements
    • 'Full and final settlement' clauses
    • Independent legal advice and legal fees
    • Tax position, Ex gratia payments and indemnities
    • PILON clauses - the latest view of the HMRC
    • Restrictive Covenants
  • Unlawful deduction of wages claims
    • Qualifying period/Time limits/Compensation
  • Discrimination
    • Equality Act 2010
    • Protected characteristics
    • Harassment and Victimisation
    • Burden of Proof
    • Compensation and remedies
  • Family Friendly Working
    • Maternity/Paternity & Adoption Rights
    • Shared parental leave
    • Dependant Leave and 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
  • Submitting a Tribunal Claim
    • Claim forms and response forms
    • Time limits
    • Case management - directions and discussions
    • Pre-hearing reviews/requests for more information
    • Tribunal hearings
    • The latest position on tribunal fees
  • Proactive Employment Law
    • Developing and enhancing your employment caseload
    • Tools, tips and techniques/Sources of funding

Find out why MBL gets feedback for Kate such as "Excellent, knowledgeable and very patient! Fabulous delivery of a complex subject".

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Seminar | 12.10.2022

London | 9:30am - 5:15pm

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