HR Law - 10 Essentials For Your Business
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HR Law - 10 Essentials For Your Business

Providing a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the law affecting your business as an employer.
3.8 (5 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
48 students enrolled
Created by Can Studios
Last updated 12/2016
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This course includes
  • 41 mins on-demand video
  • 8 articles
  • 10 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Use HR-compliant recruitment methods to hire new staff
  • Deploy contracts of employment to protect your business
  • Manage sickness absence, grievences and disciplinary issues effectively
  • Understand the law concerning stress, disability, discrimination and TUPE transfers
Requirements
  • All HR Law referred to in this course is for England and Wales and was correct as of February 2015.
  • This course includes the following downloadable resources. Please be sure to go through these as you make your way through the course:
  • • letter templates and consent forms you can use when investigating a sickness absence
  • • a step-by-step plan for correctly initiating, conducting, and concluding a disciplinary meeting or hearing
  • • a step-by-step guide to successfully dealing with an employee grievance.
  • • a redundancy procedure checklist, so you can check whether you’re dealing with a genuine redundancy situation
  • • a case study that explores some of the course’s HR and employment issues in more detail.
Description

To protect your business and your staff, it's crucial you have an understanding of HR and employment law. The consequences of getting your employment obligations wrong range from bad publicity, to loss of customers and tenders - and potentially even professional body intervention or an employee pursuing an employment tribunal claim.

In this course, Managing Director of Bhayani HR & Employment Law, Jay Bhayani, provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the law affecting your business as an employer.


COURSE STRUCTURE

HR Law introduction. Find out more about course instructor Jay Bhayani, and what you'll be learning throughout this course. What happens when you employ people. New employees means your business grows and you have a higher turnover, which ultimately means higher profits. But what are the consequences of getting your employment obligations wrong?

10 HR Essentials:

  1. Recruitment - get it right. When you have a vacancy to fill, it's important you start out on the right foot. This section covers correct recruitment practices.
  2. Contracts of employment and staff handbooks. Protect yourself from future compensation claims, by ensuring all your employees have access to the correct literature.
  3. Grievances - what are they? A grievance isn't always a piece of paper with the word 'grievance' written on it! Learn how to spot a grievance, and how to deal with them correctly.
  4. Disciplinary issues. Get step-by-step advice on how to correctly discipline and performance-manage your staff.
  5. Proactively manage sickness absence. It's crucial you know how to manage a long term sickness absence, return to work interviews, and capability proceedings.
  6. Stress and disability. There's a difference between working under pressure, and working under stress. Learn how to spot the signs of stress and disability.
  7. Redundancy and business reorganisation. Can you tell a redundancy situation, from a business reorganisation?
  8. TUPE transfers. What is a TUPE transfer? And what are the implications of failing to adhere to TUPE implications?
  9. Avoid discriminating. In a discrimination situation, there's no maximum amount of compensation a tribunal can grant. This section includes advice on how to create an inclusive workplace, and how to correctly handle discrimination complaints.
  10. Training your staff. Why an effective staff training programme is crucial for protecting your business.

Summary, further information and getting it wrong. What are the financial implications of getting your employment obligations wrong?

This course also features lots of additional resources, including:

  • letter templates and consent forms you can use when investigating a sickness absence
  • a step-by-step plan for correctly initiating, conducting, and concluding a disciplinary meeting or hearing
  • a step-by-step guide to successfully dealing with an employee grievance.
  • a redundancy procedure checklist, so you can check whether you're dealing with a genuine redundancy situation
  • a case study that explores some of the course's HR and employment issues in more detail.

This course is presented by Jay Bhayani, Managing Director of Bhayani HR and Employment Law.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is ideal for anyone who runs a business, who employes staff, is in a management position, works in HR or Law or is looking to take a course to catch-up on HR Law developments.
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 41:51
+ Introduction
2 lectures 03:12

In this course, Managing Director of Bhayani HR & Employment Law, Jay Bhayani, provides a comprehensive introduction to HR and employment law.

Whether you're expanding an existing business or starting a new one, employing more people is exciting. But what are the legal implications? And what happens if you get it wrong?

By completing this course, you'll get lots of tips, advice and additional downloadable resources, to help you keep your business safe.

Preview 00:39

Hiring new employees can mean a higher turnover and higher profits; but what happens if you get your employment obligations wrong?

Preview 02:33
+ 10 Essentials To Make Your Business Safe
17 lectures 35:20
Tip 1 - Recruitment - get it right
00:18

If you don't provide your employees with the correct literature, you may need to provide compensation further down the line.

Preview 03:45
Tip 2 - Have properly drafted and implemented contracts (Summary)
00:12

A grievance isn't always a piece of paper with the word 'grievance' on it. Learn how to spot a grievance and how to deal with them correctly.

Tip 3 - Grievances - what are they? (Video)
02:55
Tip 3 - Grievances - what are they? (Summary)
00:06

As you saw in the previous video, a grievance is where an employee has an issue with their employer. This section covers disciplinaries - where the employer has an issue they want to raise with the employee.

This video covers the 4 steps you should take to properly start, conduct and conclude disciplinary proceedings.

Tip 4 - Disciplinary issues (Video)
06:15
Tip 4 - Disciplinary issues (Summary)
00:06

Managing sickness absences is crucial for every business. This section shows you how to manage a long-term sickness absence, return to work interviews and capability proceedings.

Tip 5 - Proactively manage sickness absence - don’t sit back! (Video)
05:00
Tip 5 - Proactively manage sickness absence - don’t sit back! (Summary)
00:14

There's a difference between working under pressure and working under stress. Learn how to spot the signs of stress and understand when stress becomes a disability.

Tip 6 - Learn how to spot signs of stress and disability (Video)
02:01
Tip 6 - Learn how to spot signs of stress and disability (Summary)
00:03

Many employers mistake a business reorganisation with a redundancy situation. This video helps you recognise a true redundancy situation and your obligations when dealing with a redundancy exercise.

Tip 7 - Think carefully about redundancy and business organisation (Video)
02:26
Tip 7 - Think carefully about redundancy and business organisation (Summary)
00:04

TUPE transfers is a complicated area of employment law where existing employees are acquired along with a business or a change of service provider.

This video provides an introduction to TUPE transfers and outlines the consequences of failing to adhere to TUPE implications.

Tip 8 - TUPE transfers (Video)
02:38

In a discrimination situation, there's no maximum amount of compensation a tribunal can grant. In this video, Jay Bhayani shares her advice for creating an inclusive workplace and how to protect your business against discrimination claims.

Tip 9 - Avoid Discriminating (Video)
04:13

One of the best ways of protecting your business against a claim is to ensure all your staff receive the correct training. This video explains how an effective staff training programme can help you in a tribunal situation.

Tip 10 - Train staff and managers to keep on top of changes to the law (Video)
01:46
+ Summary
3 lectures 03:18

What happens when we get employment obligations wrong? This chapter goes into detail about the potential financial implications.

Getting it wrong (Video)
02:32
Summary (Video)
00:41
Summary
00:05