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Changing a contract of employment


A comprehensive overview of how to change a contract of employment

Business need

Changing contracts of employment is a cause of major concern for many employers.   Many employment tribunal applications arise from claims of constructive dismissal or breach of contract as a result of employers not following the correct procedures.

By the end of this session you will be aware of what you need to do to change a contract of employment including how and when to communicate and consult with the workforce or their representatives and how to gain agreement; you will also understand the rights of employees and employers.

Suitable For

Anyone with responsibility for preparing, changing or ending contracts.


  • The business case for changing a contract of employment
  • The importance of communication and consultation
  • Managing change and the role of the manager
  • The affect on morale and performance during the change
  • Gaining agreement - the rights of the employee and employer
  • What to do if agreement cannot be reached
  • Relevant case law and legislation
  • The cost of getting it wrong.

Venue Victoria Square House   Map (opens in new window)   Date 03/01/2018    Time 09:30 - 12:30   
Price £105.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
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* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.