HR and employment law training

Our trainers are active employment law advisers and HR consultants, providing day-to-day advice and consultancy to companies of all sizes on all HR and employment law matters. We’ll help you achieve legal compliance and best practice so you'll be able to get the most from your people without threat of disputes or legal action. Read our blog for insights and expert opinion from our trainers.

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Absence management (fit for work)

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

This one-day course is designed to provide managers with the skills and confidence required to deal effectively with employee absence, while maintaining a positive and productive working environment. Training is aimed at line managers and supervisors who are involved in the management of, sickness absence in their teams.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Appraisal Skills and Objective Setting

Duration
1 day
Members
£120 +VAT
Non Members
£145 +VAT

This practical one-day workshop will support line managers and team leaders in carrying out effective performance reviews of their team, using the formal appraisal process.

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Dates & Locations

23 July 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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27 September 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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25 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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18 December 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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Developing your employee representatives

Duration
1 day
Members
£255 +VAT
Non Members
£299 +VAT

This training focuses on the effective running of an employee council (whether triggered by the information and consultation regulations or formed voluntarily). Delegates will develop the necessary skills to be able to seek views and manage feedback to employees via effective preparation and participation. Attendees will develop skills in handling communication around sensitive matters. They will also gain an overview of discipline and grievance legislation, which might be required if asked to accompany employees at meetings or hearings.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Dignity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

This one-day course provides delegates with a sound understanding of the Equality Act and how to deal with issues of discrimination and harassment. Suitable for all levels of management, delegates will learn to recognise potentially unlawful behaviour and understand what practical steps they can take to reduce the risk of a claim against both the company and individual employees.

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Dates & Locations

14 June 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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2 July 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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3 July 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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31 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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15 November 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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6 December 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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Employee ill health: active management for effective outcomes

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

How to reduce the impact of employee mental and physical ill health and sickness absence on your business, whilst minimising legal risks.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Essential management skills

Duration
2 days
Members
£495 +VAT
Non Members
£590 +VAT

Training is tailored to your needs and delivered at your location or ours by EEF’s highly experienced HR and employment law specialists, with a wealth of experience of legislation and best practice. This two-day course is designed to provide managers with the essential management skills they need to effectively manage their teams. It covers all of the key HR areas from effective recruitment and selection through to ending the employment relationship. Case studies and practical exercises help delegates to effectively apply knowledge learned.

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Dates & Locations

12-13 June 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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26-27 June 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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17-18 July 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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19-20 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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16-17 October 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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19-20 November 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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20-21 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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GDPR and Data Protection for HR: how to design and draft your essential documents

Duration
half day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

A practical workshop for HR to assist with one of the biggest challenges of GDPR preparation: designing and drafting your essential GDPR documents.

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Dates & Locations

29 May 2018, morning EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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GDPR and Data Protection for HR: On the Road to Major Changes

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

The clock is ticking for HR professionals to prepare for a major overhaul to the current data protection regime. Find out how to prepare for the GDPR and avoid potential hazards.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

GDPR Masterclasses

Duration
1 day
Members
£450 +VAT
Non Members
£495 +VAT

A practical workshop specifically tailored to provide managers across the business with the knowledge and tools to ensure their business is ready to comply with The GDPR.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

GDPR: Achieving business wide compliance

Duration
1 day
Members
£450 +VAT
Non Members
£495 +VAT

With employers required to action significant changes in order to comply with GDPR, this seminar addresses steps you need to take for pan-business compliance.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Gender pay gap reporting: how to comply

Duration
half day
Members
£245 +VAT
Non Members
£295 +VAT

We explain the legal requirements for gender pay gap reporting.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Handling difficult conversations

Duration
half a day
Members
£155 +VAT
Non Members
£175 +VAT

This half-day programme is for line managers, supervisors and HR professionals who have to conduct challenging conversations with staff, perhaps about their behaviour, results, or actions. It will also cover how to handle demanding and testing individuals. This course will equip managers with the necessary confidence, knowledge and skills to engage with people from a productive and focussed position.

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Dates & Locations

28 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Handling Disciplinary, Grievance and Underperformance Issues

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

This one-day course provides delegates with the skills and confidence to effectively deal with disciplinary, grievance and underperformance issues in line with current legal requirements and recognised best practice.

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Dates & Locations

28 June 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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9 July 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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6 September 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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10 October 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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10 October 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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HR professional development training programme

Duration
6 full days or 12 half days
Members
£1495 +VAT
Non Members
£1795 +VAT

This innovative training programme provides a unique opportunity for HR professionals and managers to increase the depth of their expertise in all key areas of HR and to share knowledge and network with other delegates. Each session is coordinated and managed by a highly experienced EEF HR adviser with current best practice knowledge gained from delivering practical HR consultancy to a range of clients. The EEF adviser will act as a mentor to delegates over a 12 month period and monitor progress. The programme is conducted over 6 full days over 6 months or 12 half-days over a 12 month period. It is delivered through small discussion groups and workshops, ensuring closer tuition to promote personalised, applied learning.

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Dates & Locations

Programme structure – 1 x half-day session per month for 12 months - mornings
12 June, 12 July, 14 August, 18 September, 16 October, 20 November, 12 December 2018, January 23, February 20, March 20, April 24, May 22 2019
EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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Programme structure – 1 x day session per month for 06 months - 9-5pm
12 June 2018, 03 July 2018, 07 August 2018, 04 September 2018, 02 October 2018, 06 November 2018
EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Programme structure – 1 x day session per month for 06 months - 9-5pm
20 June, 24 July, 21 August, 18 September, 23 October, 13 November 2018
EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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09 November, 10 December 2018, 14 January, 8 February, 18 March, 15 April 2019 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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Introduction to Human Resources

Duration
5 days
Members
£1125 +VAT
Non Members
£1375 +VAT

This five-day course aims to provide an update on legislation for experienced HR professionals, and an introduction to HR to new practitioners. It will inform delegates of the knowledge and skills they need to provide support and guidance to managers at all levels within their organisation.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Managing within the law

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

This one-day course provides delegates with an understanding of key areas of employment law. It will be beneficial to newly appointed supervisors or managers, anyone new to the responsibilities of HR or those looking to take a basic refresher course.

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Dates & Locations

11 June 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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16 August 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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16 August 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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11 September 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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14 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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Member Briefing: Employment Law Updates

Duration
half a day - morning
Price
This event is for EEF members only

Employment Law Updates provide delegates with greater understanding of imminent changes in employment law and clarification of new case law through discussion. Free to attend for members.

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Dates & Locations

18 September 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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18 September 2018 EEF Leamington Spa - residential training and conference centre
Leamington Spa
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18 September 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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18 September 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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18 September 2018 GreenPark Conference Centre
Reading
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19 September 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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19 September 2018 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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19 September 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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20 September 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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20 September 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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20 September 2018 Lindum House Lincoln
Lincoln
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20 September 2018 Sittingbourne - Sweeep Kuusakoski Ltd
Sittingbourne
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20 September 2018 The Granary Hotel Kidderminster
Kidderminster
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24 September 2018 The Moat House Acton Trussel
Acton Trussel
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25/09/2018 Hethel Engineering Centre of Excellence
Norwich
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25 September 2018 Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham
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25 September 2018 Staubli UK Ltd Telford
Telford
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26 September 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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26 September 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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26 September 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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27 September 2018 Cams Hall
Fareham
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27 September 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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27 September 2018 Newton Abbot - Racecourse and Conference centre
Newton Abbot
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Mock Tribunal

Duration
1 day
Members
£495 +VAT
Non Members
£495 +VAT

This one day mock tribunal course is designed to help employers understand the Tribunal process. Conducted by EEF’s senior legal team, attendees will learn how to prepare for a tribunal, including the construction of witness statements, the cross examination of witnesses and a discussion of the tribunal's decision.

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Dates & Locations

13 June 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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12 September 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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7 November 2018 EEF Technology Hub
Birmingham
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Outplacement support

Duration
Dependent on tailored training

We provide fully-managed outplacement programmes tailored to your business needs, enabling you to manage transition, do business profitably and rebuild for the future.

Course details

Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Pre-retirement

Duration
1 day
Members
£255 +VAT
Non Members
£299 +VAT

For anybody approaching retirement, whether voluntarily or through redundancy, this practical one-day course is designed to smooth the transition from work to retirement and make it a more enjoyable experience. The workshop is suitable for those retiring themselves, or supporting a spouse or partner through the process.

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Dates & Locations

06 June 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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3 August 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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4 December 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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17 October 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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14 November 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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Ready Steady Levy: everything you need to know about the Apprenticeship Levy and how to plan for and spend it

Duration
1 day
Members
£395 +VAT
Non Members
£445 +VAT

A comprehensive look at the Apprenticeship Levy, understanding your Levy liability, and how to utilise your Levy funds to support your training and development requirements.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Redundancy support for employee representatives

Duration
Dependent on tailored training

Our support will help representatives manage a redundancy, equipping them with essential skills to effectively carry out their role within the redundancy process.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Redundancy support for managers

Duration
Dependent on tailored training

Our HR and Legal Specialists can provide bespoke training for managers throughout the redundancy process. From start to finish, we can help to ensure you are legally compliant and conducting a fair redundancy process.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Right person, right job – recruitment and selection interviewing

Duration
1 day
Members
£255 +VAT
Non Members
£299 +VAT

This one-day course provides delegates with the tools to ensure that their recruitment process is thorough, effective, fair and free from discrimination. It is relevant to anyone involved in the recruitment process, who wishes to select the best person for the job and get past stock answers and rehearsed phrases.

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Dates & Locations

28 August 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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10 December 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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Shift design and implementation: the business case for change

Duration
1 day
Members
£295 +VAT
Non Members
£345 +VAT

Out of control overtime can cripple your staff costs but with an optimised shift pattern in place, employers can unlock the potential of their workforce.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Stress management

Duration
1 day
Members
£245 +VAT
Non Members
£295 +VAT

This one-day course for managers, HR professionals and health and safety professionals identifies causes and symptoms of workplace stress and remedial measures to combat them. This practical course is includes scenario-based problem solving and risk assessment to enable to promote a proactive approach to stress management. This will help reduce work absence, which is frequently caused by stress-related conditions. With work related stress now high on the Health and Safety Executive’s agenda, the benefits of a proactive approach to stress management rather than a reactive approach are being increasingly recognised.

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Dates & Locations

12 July 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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4 December 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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The Essentials of GDPR - elearning

Duration
Approximately 1-2 hours
Members
£25 +VAT
Non Members
£25 +VAT

This online training course has been developed to provide an overview of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Course details

Dates & Locations

Book your place to enroll for this elearning course. All delegates will be emailed their course information and joining instructions, after which they can begin their training at their convenience. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours to process the booking. The course information will be emailed to all delegates after the booking has been processed Book

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Working with trade unions

Duration
1 day

This highly practical course on how to work with trade unions provides the necessary knowledge for those who need to work with unions or their members and gives delegates the opportunity to put learning into practice in a safe environment. Due to the decline in union membership, many line managers and HR professionals have little or no experience of working within a unionised environment. However, union recognition is now increasing and union members and their representatives have extensive rights in the workplace, whether or not the union is officially recognised. Delegates will be educated in how to use these rights.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Workplace mediation skills

Duration
2 days
Members
£510 +VAT
Non Members
£595 +VAT

This practical course allows delegates to understand the principles of mediation and the benefits of this approach in the workplace. It is aimed at supervisors, managers and HR practitioners. The workshop provides an opportunity to practice key skills of effective mediation in a safe role play environment. Delegates will develop confidence in managing everyday workplace conflicts and be able to reduce grievances and disputes.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

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