Managing the employee lifeline

Managing the employee lifeline

Thursday 24 October (9:30 am)


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Torque Law’s hands-on and interactive employment law training course guides managers and leaders through the tricky employment law issues from recruitment to end of the employment relationship and all stages in between.

Take advantage of the expertise of Torque Law’s specialist employment solicitors, and using practical scenarios and interactive exercises, delegates will gain essential knowledge and skills to handle a range of employment situations with increased confidence. There will also be ample opportunity for networking.


It pays to strengthen your position with our employment law team

When: 24 October and 21 November

Time: 9.30 until 3.00

Where: York

Cost: £295 plus VAT per delegate for both sessions, to include lunch
Delegates will be awarded a certificate of completion


Day 1

Recruitment: adverts, shortlisting, interviewing and vetting, job offers

Discrimination under the Equality Act 2010: protected characteristics, types of discrimination, defences and justification for discrimination, protection for nonemployees, liabilities for employers and employees

Harassment and bullying: harassment claims under the Equality Act 2010, other allegations of bullying, potential civil and criminal claims and compensation

Whistle-blowing: protected disclosures, common whistle-blowing scenarios, liabilities and compensation

Absence management and mental health: managing absence fairly, managing the return to work, using medical reports, reasonable adjustments


Day 2

Performance & conduct management and disciplinaries: avoiding an unfair dismissal, ACAS code of practice, setting performance and conduct expectations, performance and conduct procedural steps, performance and conduct outcomes and sanctions, tricky disciplinary issues

Grievances: informal and formal procedures, investigations, hearings and appeals, thorny issues

Data Protection / GDPR: common types & sources of employee data, employer and employee compliance obligations

Employment tribunals: types of claim, liabilities for companies and individuals, disclosure in the Employment Tribunal, remedies – compensation; re-instatement or re-engagement; declarations and recommendations, fees and costs

Ending the employment relationship: avoiding Employment Tribunal claims, protected and “without prejudice” conversations, settlement agreements