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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Our courses

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

21 February 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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23 April 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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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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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

30-31 January 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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21-22 February 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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12-13 March 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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4-5 April 2018 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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9-10 May 2018 The Future Inn
Plymouth
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12-13 June 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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20-21 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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19-20 December 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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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

22 January 2018 EEF Bridgend office
Bridgend
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23 February 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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27 March 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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10 April 2018 EEF London - training and conference centre
London
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15 May 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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11 June 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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14 August 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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23 October 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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28 November 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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4 December 2018 EEF Cambridge office
Cambridge
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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

30 January 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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1 February 2018 EEF Reading
Reading
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8 March 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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3 May 2018 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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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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Managing underperformance (conduct and capability)

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

This one-day course equips managers and supervisors to influence and affect sustained performance improvement. It will provide guidance on how to diagnose problems, make timely interventions and provide a supportive environment to underpin good performance.

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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

20 February 2018 EEF Warrington office
Warrington
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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

21 March 2018 EEF Gateshead office
Gateshead
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24 April 2018 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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12 July 2018 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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29 November 2018 EEF Melton Mowbray office
Melton Mowbray
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4 December 2018 EEF Bristol - training and conference centre
Bristol
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