HR Essentials for Line Managers

HR Essentials for Line Managers


£225 +VAT

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HR Essentials for Line Managers

Course Description

This workshop aims to give best practice HR essentials to line managers. In an environment where legislation and litigation are ever increasing and getting it right and right first time is so important this course offers a best practice guide.

Course Objectives

At the end of this workshop participants will understand the role and responsibility of a Line Manager in delivering HR best practice.

Course Content

Understand the line manager’s role and responsibilities in handling their employees, including their legal responsibility.
Update on current employment law, i.e. maternity/paternity, equality act; including discrimination, bully and harassment and victimisation, abolition of the default retirement age.
Understanding what documentation is required – contracts, handbook, policies and letters.
Understanding the different types of absence, including sickness absence, unauthorised absence, emergency time off for dependants, domestic absences, maternity related absence, jury service, and other public duties.
Understanding when to invoke the disciplinary, capability or absence management procedure, the importance of documentation, improvement plans and handling terminations.

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