Who should attend
HR practitioners responsible for employment issues within their organisation.
About the course
Discover employment law challenges that face organisations and understand the legal aspects of restructuring.
You’ll examine ‘The Three R’s’ and learn how to effectively manage the legal implications of organisation change.
Business reorganisation and restructuring is a common issue that affects thousands of employees every year. It’s a sensitive matter that can greatly impact people’s lives.
Effectively managing the legal implications of organisation change, whether through redundancy, outsourcing or other forms of reorganisation, is crucial in order to avoid expensive tribunal claims. This 1-day course will address some of the more challenging – and often, contentious – matters in the people profession, examining the legal aspects of restructuring, focusing on the employment law challenges for employers.
The Reorganisation, Restructuring and Redundancy course will give you an up to date view of the key legal issues that you need to consider before changing organisational structure, including contract changes, redundancy law, individual and collective consultation requirements and TUPE issues.
By the end of the course you’ll be able to:
- effectively manage the legal implications of organisation change, whether through redundancy, outsourcing or other forms of reorganisation
- identify common employment law issues arising during reorganisation and relate them to your own organisation
- provide clear guidance on reorganisation, restructuring and redundancy at work.
- The key principles and the law
- The selection process – the ‘pool’ of selection and selection criteria
- Finding suitable alternative employment
- Avoiding unfair dismissal claims
The Consultation Process
- The duty to inform and consult – when and how it applies
- TUPE and collective redundancy
TUPE and outsourcing
- When does it apply, who is covered?
- Employee rights and TUPE
- Outsourcing and changes to service provision
- Communication and consultation
- The practical lessons
The role of HR in a merger
Changing employment contracts
- Drafting the new employment contract
- Harmonisation of terms and conditions
- Varying a contract of employment
- Avoiding unfair dismissal and breach of contract claims
- Constructive dismissal
Programme is subject to change pending new developments.
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 ...
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