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CIPD Employment Law, Short Course Level 5 - Filton Campus

CIPD Employment Law, Short Course Level 5 - Filton Campus

This course provides a fantastic overview of Employment Law and also forms part of the level 5 main course.  Explore the entire employment journey, from recruitment, employment contracts and typical workplace issues that arise during employment.

Creating the employment relationship:

  • The recruitment process (including job offer letters, references, probationary periods, criminal checks, avoiding discrimination claims, work permits and visas, immigration rules, vetting and barring)
  • Preparing contracts of employment – express, implied and incorporated  terms, suggested clauses
  • Changing terms and conditions of employment
  • Defining employee status - 'workers', 'employees' and part-timers, fixed term contracts, zero hours, employee-shareholder
  • Using agency staff and 'casuals'
  • National Minimum Wage

Avoiding discrimination:

  • The Equality Act 2010
  • Protected characteristics
  • Direct and indirect discrimination
  • Associative and perceptive discrimination
  • Victimisation
  • Equal pay and case law
  • Positive action and  occupational requirements
  • Avoiding bullying and harassment

Terminating the employment relationship:

  • Reasons for dismissal: wrongful, unfair and constructive
  • Redundancy – who and now to select, individual and collective consultation,
  • Re-deployment
  • Retirement
  • Alternative dispute resolution, including Acas
  • Constructive, unfair and wrongful dismissal
  • Compromise agreements
  • Employment Tribunals
  • Types of claim, who can claim
  • Practice and procedure fees
  • Costs, compensation, re-engagement and re-instatement
  • Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure

Programme is subject to change pending new developments.

For more Information contact Laura Sullivan

Email: Tel: 0117 9092367


Course Summary

Course Name:
CIPD Employment Law, Short Course Level 5 - Filton Campus
SGS College - Filton
2 Days
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