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Employment law for beginners - digital event


Understanding the law that underpins employment is vital to success. Whether you’re new to employing people or starting out in the world of work, Employment Law for beginners is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running.

This digital event simplifies complex issues, identifies important case law and will help you recognise potential issues before they become a problem.

Business need

Getting the law wrong, or being ignorant of it, can lead to litigation and potential financial penalties for employers, and failing to understand your rights if you are an employee.

Starting with the basics, our expert trainers will lead you through an overview of the topics that matter. You will learn about the relevant legislation, from the beginning of employment to the end.

Delivered via Zoom, this 3 hour event will help you to understand the fundamentals of employment law, and give you the confidence to put learning into practice in the workplace.

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

Suitable For

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


Our expert-led training sessions are designed to facilitate discussion and interaction. This digital event will cover: 


  • Explaining the employment contract
  • Essentials you must include
  • Probationary periods     


  • Deductions from pay
  • Over-payments
  • National Minimum Wage & National Living Wage
  • Holiday & sick pay

Ending a Contract of Employment: 

  • Dismissal – the basics
  • What makes an unfair dismissal “unfair”
  • Giving notice
  • Notice pay
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.

Venue Delivered digitally via Zoom   Map (opens in new window)   Date 27/01/2022    Time 09:30 - 12:30   
Price £110.00 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.