Employment Law for Line Managers

CIPD Training
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1 day
545 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Employment Law for Line Managers - 1 day course - CIPD Training

Employment Law for Line Managers provides an essential overview of the key areas of employment law, and how it influences everyday situations at work. This practical course will enable line managers to return to work with the knowledge and skills to manage workplace issues confidently and in accordance with the law.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Employment Law for Line Managers is recommended for all line managers or those with supervisory responsibilities. No prior knowledge of employment law is required.

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All CIPD Training programmes can be run in-house, where we can tailor the content to your organisation’s unique needs.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

    • understand the key principles of employment law and how it influences decisions in the workplace
    • address a range of everyday scenarios according to best practice and within the law
    • resolve workplace issues both fairly and legally.

    Training Course Content

    Before employment

    • The recruitment process - do's and don'ts
    • The contract – offer, terms, clauses, express and implied terms
    • Immigration and vetting and barring
    • References and medicals, what to be aware of
    • Pitfalls to avoid

    During employment

    • Contractual issues
    • Employment status
    • Dealing with part-time, agency and fixed-term contract workers

    Good working practices - discrimination

    • Protected characteristics - direct and indirect discrimination
    • Harassment and bullying in the workplace
    • Compensation levels
    • Family  matters - maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave,
    • Flexible working requests

    Difficult issues – a practical approach

    • Short and long term absenteeism
    • Poor performers
    • Stress
    • Email/ internet/social media abuse
    • Misconduct in and out of work
    • Acting fairly and reasonably

    Grievances and discipline

    • What the law requires, the Acas Code of Practice, best practice, the right to be accompanied
    • Applying your organisation’s procedures
    • What happens on appeal?


    • What is wrongful, unfair and constructive dismissal?
    • Reasons for dismissal
    • The cost of getting it wrong

    Employment tribunals

    • What are they?
    • Early conciliation
    • Being a witness
    • Settling out of court.
    • Settlement agreements

    Programme is subject to change pending new developments.

    Why choose CIPD Training

    Over 100 years of experience

    Join over 25,000 professionals currently studying

    100+ short courses


    Non-member Fee: £545 + VAT

    CIPD Member Fee: £490 + VAT

    About provider

    CIPD Training

    Shaping the future of the HR and L&D profession. The CIPD is championing better work and working lives, setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisational development.  With more than 100 programmes, CIPD Training is one of the UK's...

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