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HR in Practice

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May 21—22
2 days
Belfast, United Kingdom
GBP 1100 ≈USD 1429
GBP 550 per day
May 28—29
2 days
Glasgow, United Kingdom
GBP 1100 ≈USD 1429
GBP 550 per day
Jun 10—11
2 days
London, United Kingdom
GBP 1100 ≈USD 1429
GBP 550 per day
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Build your knowledge and understanding of a range of core HR activities underpinning effective HR practice, with this two day course.


By the end of the HR in Practice course, you'll be able to:

  • review the contribution of good HR practice in achieving company objectives
  • apply key principles and practices involved in recruitment and selection and employment law
  • improve your overall performance and personal effectiveness in handling a range of HR issues.


  • The changing role and scope of HR
    • how HR can add value
    • organisational objectives to policies, procedures and practice
  • the UK legal context
    • the contract of employment
  • Discrimination
    • UK discrimination law
    • how to avoid discrimination in the workplace
  • Recruitment and selection
    • a systematic approach
    • selection methods
  • Performance management
    • definitions and purpose
    • managing different types of performance
    • appraisal
  • Dismissal, varying contracts, redundancy
  • Managing underperformance
    • discipline
    • capability
    • absence
  • Retention
    • keeping employees loyal and motivated
    • grievance-handling
    • employee commitment.

Who should attend

Particularly beneficial if you’re new to HR; or have no formal HR training, or you’re contemplating a career move to HR. If time is a pressing factor for you, and you’re in need of a good overview of HR, this is the right course for you.