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Acas Essentials: Employment Law Update


The legal landscape and how it affects your business, or workplace, is constantly evolving. This 2 hour briefing session will update you on the latest developments in employment legislation and also highlight what’s in the pipeline; a key consideration for business planning.

Business need

Employment law can be a complex area of legislation and an ever moving landscape. Keeping up to date can help you steer your business away from litigation and potential financial penalties as well as assisting you to develop strategies that will improve employment relations, reduce risk and increase organisational resilience.

All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish enhance their CPD.


This event will include:

  • Details of the new rates of statutory payments (statutory sick pay, maternity/paternity pay etc) from April 2018
  • Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Which employers this affects and what information is required together with timescales
  • General Data Protection Regulations – What these regulations include when they come into force in May 2018
  • Good Work – The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices – Details of the recommendations made in report
  • A number of recent case outcomes including:
    • a breach of contract claim involving an apprentice whose training was terminated
    • whether an employee who has previously been treated for cancer is still protected under the Equalities Act
    • whether installing covert cameras breaches the Human Rights Act

Please note that this programme is subject to change in order for us to provide you with the most recent legislative changes and case law round-up.

Have a large group of staff to train?

To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form


We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh your knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.

Need more than training?

We recognise that every organisation is different. Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To arrange a call or visit or to simply find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

This training event is nearly fully booked and has been taken offline to avoid overbooking. Please contact Acas on 0300 123 1150 about availability of places

Venue Acas Manchester   Map (opens in new window)   Date 05/09/2018    Time 09:30 - 11:30   
Price £70.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt