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Converting Your Practice to Employment Law

This one day course provides fee earners who currently practise in other areas of law with a cross-over day into employment law and practice. It is geared to lawyers who want to build up their knowledge in this area. The course assumes no prior knowledge of employment law but is reasonably fast paced to cover the most common elements of practice.

Topics to be covered include:

Terminating the employment relationship

  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Tribunal practice and procedure
  • Drafting ET 1 and ET3
  • The law of compromise- negotiating settlements
  • Drafting compromise agreements

Claims in unfair dismissal and redundancy

  • Bringing and defending a claim
  • The threshold criteria
  • Defences
  • The ACAS Code of Practice
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Compensation
  • Individual rights on redundancy
  • Duties to consult
  • Compensation

Discrimination

  • Direct discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Indirect discrimination
  • Age and disability discrimination
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • recent statutory developments - the Equality Act - new policies and procedures

TUPE 2006

  • Identifying a business transfer in disposals and acquisitions of business
  • The implications of the application of TUPE
  • The rights of employees dismissed before or after a business transfer to which TUPE applies
  • Bringing and defending a claim

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