The aim of this course is to take you through the employment relationship, from beginning to end. It will be hands on with practical examples and reference to case-law. You will gain insight and knowledge on how to deal with HR matters from a legal perspective and you will have clear guidance on how to resolve any issues that occur at your place of work. 
Topics include the Recruitment Process, Discrimination, Equality and Diversity, GDPR and HR, Disciplinary and Grievance and Terminating the Employee Relationship.
This course is for:
  • HR professionals who deal with employment law matters
  • Supervisors and Managers who deal with employment issues
  • Anyone wanting grow or start a career in HR or a Supervisory/Managerial Role

Programme Type

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom environment.

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Fee Includes

Coffee break
Certificate of Attendnace
  • Duration
    1 Month
  • Start date
    5 Feb 2019
  • Delivery Mode
  • Credits

Entry Criteria

Not specified

Mode of Assessment


Course Outline

Learning objectives:
  • to obtain an understanding of the various employment laws
  • to help the attendees understand the importance of giving a contract ofemployment and to provide guidance on what needs to be documented. In addition, the training will address issues such as changing the terms and conditions of employment and the consequences of failing to provide a contract of employment.
  • to clarify what amounts to discrimination and what are the various grounds on which employees may rely on when claiming discrimination. This session will also help attendees be aware of potential discrimination claims and what needs to be in place to minimize the risk of being faced with a discrimination claim. During the training examples of cases will be put forward to help them understand further what constitutes discrimination.
  • to appreciate the benefits of diversity and learn best practices
  • to be able to resolve disputes effectively.
  • to obtain an understanding of the implications of the new General Data Protection and how to be compliant.
  • to get an understanding of the various reasons for terminating an employee’s employment as well as the procedures which must be followed including how to conduct internal investigations and following a disciplinary procedure. The training will also address the consequences of terminating an employment unfairly and the potential awards a Tribunal may award should an employee’s claim be successful and what needs to be done to avoid lawsuits.

Course Modules

Module 1: Recruitment Process

This lecture will cover the following:

  • The recruitment process (including job offers, interviewing and selection within the parameters of the law)
  • Probation Period
  • Contracts of employment – the various clauses 
  • Full-time/part-time
  • Defining employee status 
  • Using temporary workers

Duration: N/A
Start Date: 5 Nov 2019
Trainer : Roselyn Borg Knight

Module 2: Discrimination, Equality and Diversity

This lecture will cover the following:

  • Discrimination and the law
  • Protected Characteristics
  • Indirect and Direct Discrimination 
  • Managing Diversity 
  • Best Practices 

Duration: N/A
Start Date: 13 Nov 2019
Trainer : Roselyn Borg Knight

Module 3: GDPR & HR

This lecture will cover the following:

  • What is GDPR?
  • Personal Data (Sensitive and Non-Sensitive) 
  • Controller v Processer
  • Data Protection Principles 
  • Employees Rights
  • Monitoring and surveillance
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) 

Duration: N/A
Start Date: 22 Nov 2019
Trainer : Roselyn Borg Knight

Module 4: Disciplinary & Grievance

This lecture will cover the following:

  • Disciplinary procedure 
  • Grievance procedure 
  • How to conduct an investigation 
  • Witnesses and their statements 
  • How to conduct the hearings
  • Possible outcomes 

Duration: N/A
Start Date: 27 Nov 2019
Trainer : Roselyn Borg Knight

Module 5: Terminating the Employee Relationship

This lecture will cover the following: 

  • Reasons for dismissal: unfair and constructive
  • Redundancy 
  • Retirement
  • Compromise/Settlement agreements
  • The Industrial Tribunal 

Duration: N/A
Start Date: 6 Dec 2019
Trainer : Roselyn Borg Knight