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Nov 28—29, 2019
2 days
London, United Kingdom
GBP 875 ≈USD 1129
GBP 437 per day
Feb 11—12, 2020
2 days
London, United Kingdom
GBP 875 ≈USD 1129
GBP 437 per day
Mar 3—4, 2020
2 days
Manchester, United Kingdom
GBP 875 ≈USD 1129
GBP 437 per day
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About the course

Advanced Employment Law Practitioner is designed for experienced HR practitioners who already have a firm grasp of employment law concepts. It examines the more complex areas of law that have a direct impact on current HR practice, and using a combination of case studies and debate, it will enhance your existing knowledge, while updating you with new developments in case law and pending legislation.


By the end of the Advanced Employment Law Practitioner course, you'll be able to:

  • demonstrate a thorough knowledge of key aspects of employment law
  • consider, debate and apply complex areas of law to your organisation's issues
  • evaluate the effect of domestic and European legislation.


Recent developments

  • Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015
  • DeRegulation Act 2015
  • Trade Union Act 2016
  • Zero Hours Contracts
  • Other developments

Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

  • Recent developments in discrimination legislation and changes to the Equality Act
  • Recent case law

Employment Contracts

  • Changing contractual terms

Dispute Resolution

  • Managing poor performance
  • Misuse of social media
  • Settlement discussions and agreements
  • Evaluating an ET case
  • Early conciliation and the role of ACAS, Judicial mediation

Business re-organisation

  • Managing TUPE
  • Variation of contracts
  • Redundancy – including recent case law

This programme aims at updating existing knowledge – developing new areas and providing the opportunity to explore issues of individual focus. The tutor underpins points with recent cases and pragmatic business application.

Programme is subject to change pending new developments

Who should attend

Experienced HR professionals looking to extend their existing knowledge and skills in employment law. Previous knowledge and experience of employment law is required to benefit fully from this course.

Trust the experts

James Bryan

James Bryan has spent over 25 years working in learning, human resources and organisational development including time as a director in the NHS; on a Borough senior management team in the Metropolitan Police and leading education for the RNLI at the Lifeboat College. He currently shares his time ...


Cas Carrington

Cas Carrington is an extremely experienced employment law advisor and tutor who is widely known for her lively and informal style of delivering complex employment law issues and concepts. Cas is also an employee relations expert and her straightforward approach to tackling employee relations and...


Kathy Daniels

Kathy first joined Aston Business School in September 1999, as a Sessional Lecturer. She continued in this role until September 2012 when she was appointed as a Teaching Fellow, working on a part-time basis. She was promoted to Senior Teaching Fellow in 2014 and then to Associate Professorial Tea...


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