An Introduction to Human Resources - In-Company

Hemsley Fraser
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Price: 2,600 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Nationwide
Next available date: As requested - Nationwide

An Introduction to Human Resources - In-Company

An Introduction to Human Resources - In-Company

An Introduction to Human Resources - 2-day in-company course for HR

Human Resources is a core business function that requires competent professionals with a sound understanding of the relevant legislation.This An Introduction to Human Resources course is designed precisely to help your delegates find out all they need to know about the HR function, the role it plays within an organisation and how to ensure compliance with the latest HR regulations, including the Equality Act 2010. Providing a broad overview of the relevant issues, the programme equips participants with a key understanding of:
  • the current and future responsibilities of HR practitioners
  • planning for employees' needs
  • recruiting and selecting the right talent
  • handling sensitive issues (redundancy, sickness, ethical issues etc.)
  • handling appraisals and performance management

Staff will leave the programme with the confidence and skill to start applying HR best practice in their daily work, enhancing the quality of the support given to employees across your organisation.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This An Introduction to Human Resources course is designed for those moving into the HR function, as well as those taking on greater HR responsibilities or providing HR advice as part of their role.

Training Course Content

Course content typically includes:

HR - The Role and Responsibilities

  • How the function can assist business aims and goals
  • The current and changing role - internal consultant and adviser
  • Objectives for HR specialists

HR Best Practice - An Overview

  • Planning to meet the people needs of your organisation
  • Managing successful recruitment and selection
  • Finding the right people
  • Offers of employment and employment contracts
  • Performance management and appraisals

Employment Law

  • An outline of key employment law issues
  • Equality and diversity - an overview of the Equality Act 2010 and the protected characteristics of sex, age, race, religion or belief, disability, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation and gender reassignment 

Legal Responsibilities of the Employer

  • Contracts - employment contracts, references
  • Termination of employment
  • Discrimination and harassment - positive, direct and indirect, associative, perceptive 

Discipline, Redundancy, Dismissal and Absence Management

  • Redundancy
  • Discipline at work - dealing with poor performance
  • The five reasons for terminating employment
  • Dismissals - wrongful or unfair dismissal
  • Employment tribunals - what is involved?
  • Sickness and absence management

Personal Development

  • Formulating an action plan


Hemsley Fraser's standard in-company training courses are priced at £2,600 per day.

Clients can then add any combination of the following paid services:

  • Tailored teach - 'in the moment'
  • Additional facilitator(s)
  • Tailoring of course materials
  • Company branding (your logo, case studies etc.)
  • Access to e-learning modules
  • Follow-up sessions

Organisations can also choose to host the event at Hemsley Fraser's state-of-the-art training facilities at an additional cost.

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