Employment law for line managers

Get to grips with how your organisation applies employment law and encourages good people management practice.

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People Managers

You’ll learn how to:

  • appreciate how employment law influences people management practice
  • explore the difference between compliance and good practice
  • discover how employment law is applied in practice
  • stay up to date on employment developments and find robust information sources.

About this course

Course length: 60-90 minutes

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: Anyone who wants to increase their understanding of employment law in England and Wales.

This course is included as part of the Core Learning Subscription.

What to expect from this ‘Employment Law for Line Managers (England and Wales)’ course

This employment law course has been created by Kate Shepherd, a CIPD Associate responsible for delivering UK employment law courses. It shares a high-level overview of UK employment law. You’ll explore the breadth of employment law and how it influences work in the UK, particularly in people management.

The workshop predominantly covers England and Wales employment law and references the law in Scotland. It will not cover the law in Northern Ireland.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This bite-sized training consists of written, video and interactive content. You can work through the content at your own pace. At the end, you can test your understanding with a brief knowledge check. This is not a formal assessment; you can repeat it several times to help reinforce your learning.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • understand the key themes behind UK employment law
  • explain why we have employment law and why it is important
  • know how to find further information

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

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