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Employment law for beginners


Using practical everyday examples to make it understandable for anyone, whatever their background. Employment Law for beginners simplifies complex issues, important case law is identified and explained to help delegates recognise potential issues within the law, so that learning can be put into practice in the workplace with confidence.

Business need

Whether you’re new to employing people, starting out in the world work or just wondering what Employment Law is all about; Employment Law for beginners is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to understand and be confident with the basics of employment law.

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

Suitable For

  • Small businesses and those with staffing responsibility
  • Business start-ups
  • Expanding businesses
  • Those taking on their first employees
  • Newly appointed front-line managers and supervisors


Our expert-led training sessions are designed to facilitate discussion and interaction. This 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 Acas Training Suite - Leeds   Map (opens in new window)   Date 13/03/2023    Time 09:30 - 12:30   
Price £115.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* 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.