Employment Training Programme

Join the Freeths Sheffield and Leeds Employment Team for a series of training sessions taking place September 2022 - April 2023.

Our training utilises workable case studies in a workshop environment, to equip delegates with practical skills to tackle tricky HR issues throughout the employee lifecycle.

All course materials are provided, including a detailed work book with a suite of template letters for managing misconduct, poor performance and grievances.

The training sessions will take place in either the Sheffield office, or another location in central Sheffield.

The training sessions on offer are;

Conducting successful disciplinary and grievance investigations

Date : Wednesday 7th September 2022 Time: 10am - 4.30pm Price: £295 plus VAT per delegate

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  • Misconduct - identifying potential misconduct and starting an investigation;
  • Disciplinary investigations - conducting a fair investigation and dealing with common tricky issues;
  • Grievances - identifying a grievance and undertaking a successful investigation; and
  • Disciplinary and grievance investigations - Practical tips to minimise legal risk.

Performance management and difficult conversations

Date: Tuesday 29th November 2022Time: 10am - 4.30pmPrice: £295 plus VAT per delegate

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  • The importance of actively managing performance;
  • Incapability as a fair reason for dismissal
  • Performance management - conducting a fair process and dealing with common tricky issues
  • Difficult conversations - practical tips for getting results and minimising legal risk

Employment law for HR

Date: Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th January 2023Time: 10am - 4:30pmPrice: £495 plus VAT per delegate

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  • Employment contracts and HR policies - legal compliance and tailoring procedures for your organisation
  • Recruitment and employment status - lawful recruitment and getting employment status right
  • Flexible working and managing sickness absence - legal requirements and practical tips
  • Data privacy in HR - lawful processing and resolving common data protection issues

Discrimination, diversity and inclusion

Date - Wednesday 19th April 2023Time: 10am - 4:30pmPrice: £295 plus VAT per delegate

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  • Diversity and inclusion - what is it and why it is important;
  • Implementing D&I - common mistakes and misconceptions;
  • Discrimination - types of discrimination and practical ways to minimise risk
  • Disability - identifying disability and the duty to make reasonable adjustments.

All 4 training sessions package

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We can provide you with an ultimate session package that contains a combined offering of all 4 training sessions at a reduced rate of £995 plus VAT per delegate.

If you have any questions regarding the training sessions, please get in touch with thomas.williams@freeths.co.uk.


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