Employment Law CPD Course - Overview
Employment Law handles the legal rights of employees and employers. It covers age, sex and sexual orientation, race and religious discrimination. It also deals with data protection and employment tribunals amongst other issues, and is a vast area of law.
Practitioners specialising in employment law should keep themselves current in all aspects of employment law to keep their competitive edge and to complete the necessary CPD annual requirements in terms of CPD hours covered.
Employment Law CPD Training Courses
There are a number of ways that lawyers can gain CPD hours including attending accredited seminars, conferences, podcasts and webinars.
A few CPD course examples have been provided below to give you an idea of course types, format and structure.
A Practical Overview of Employment Law & Tribunals – Seminar – CPD hours 3
This seminar is intended for new comers to the area of employment law and for those with some experience. It examines how employment tribunals work and the grounds upon which employees can take their employers to a tribunal. It focuses on employment tribunal rules relating to unfair and constructive dismissal, discrimination, redundancy and other types of statutory claims as well as a look at the fees involved and working on a No Win No Fee basis.
It also looks at where the ET (Employment Tribunal) jurisdiction merges and overlaps with that of the County and High Court.
Employment Law 2012 Update – Seminar – CPD hours 6
This seminar takes a close look at the recent changes and developments in employment law as well as the expected changes for the future. As employment law is continually evolving, the course examines employment law developments both in the UK and Europe.
The exact course content can change to reflect current changes in law but will generally look at the areas of agency workers, employment status, annual leave and maternity or family leave with a look at the new flexible working rules.
The seminar also highlights the main points of the Equality Act 2010 and TUPE 2006 regulations as well as ACAS code of practice and how it deals with discipline and grievance. The course offers updates on discrimination law and developments in the area of redundancy in addition to recent case law, especially with regards to dismissal.
Discriminatory Selection for Redundancy – Webinar – CPD hours 1.5
This webinar is designed to provide lawyers and solicitors with an up to date guidance on how the redundancy selection process works as well as the necessary consultation and scoring. It also touches on the sensitive issue of discriminatory selection and provides you with an overview of recent legal authorities on the law governing redundancy selection.
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