HR Law - 10 Essentials For Your Business

Providing a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the law affecting your business as an employer.
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Published 9/2015 English

Course 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.

What are the 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.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What is the target audience?

  • 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.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
00:39

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.

02:33

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

Section 2: 10 Essentials To Make Your Business Safe
Tip 1 - Recruitment - get it right
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Tip 1 - Recruitment - get it right (Video)
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03:15
03:45

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

Tip 2 - Have properly drafted and implemented contracts (Summary)
Article
02:55

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? (Summary)
Article
06:15

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 (Summary)
Article
05:00

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! (Summary)
Article
02:01

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 (Summary)
Article
02:26

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 (Summary)
Article
02:38

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.

04:13

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.

01:46

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.

Section 3: Summary
02:32

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

Summary (Video)
00:41
Summary
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Instructor Biography

Can Studios, eLearning Specialists

Can Studios is an award-winning team of developers, designers and producers with over 15 years experience developing bespoke elearning materials and solutions. We've already created hundreds of hours of elearning materials and systems for all kinds of clients – from aid organisations to news agencies our work has spanned across educational, commercial, environmental, industrial and humanitarian fields.

We've teamed-up with leading industry experts to produce courses across a range of subjects in order to help your business flourish. We've worked with Social Media, HR Law, Customer Service and Public Speaking experts to give you the skills to spread the message about your business further and to increase your efficiency and effectiveness. With their knowledge and our production experience, we've made our learning concise and accessible for you.

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