WHo Is It For?

>  HR Directors & Managers
>  Directors
>  Management Teams

where is it?

The Grand Hotel & Spa

2 minute's walk from York Station


Time: 9.15am - 1.30pm
Session 1: 25th January 2024
Session 2: 15th February 2024
Session 3: 7th March 2024
Session 4: 21st March 2024


>  Training by Legal 500 specialist employment law solicitors
>  Legal template documents
>  Checklists to implement
>  Lunch & refreshments


25th January 2024

1) Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: The Law
A practical and legal framework for Managers & HR Managers including templates 

  • Who is protected by the Equality Act 2010 and who is not?
  • What are the protected characteristics (PC)?
  • What types of discrimination apply to each PC?
  • What are the extent and legal limitations of employer liabilities and how to reduce risks?
  • Taking positive action to address inequality the law and limitations.
  • ‘Banter’ and legal protections.
  • Tips on how to handle discrimination complaints.

15th February 2024
Recruiting Employees: The Law & Practice

A practical and legal framework for Managers & HR Managers - covering equality and diversity, and positive action - including templates

  • How to advertise roles: The Equality Act 2010 and your legal obligations.
  • Preparing People and Job Specifications: How not to discriminate and how to avoid the legal pitfalls.
  • Selection and Positive Action: What not to ask and how to implement positive equality and diversity action in selection processes without breaching the Equality Act 2010.
  • Right to work checks: The law and your legal obligations.
  • Offer letters: How to prepare legally binding, conditional letters and how to withdraw them
  • Attracting and retaining the right people
7th March 2024
3) Performance Management and Sickness Absence
Practical training workshop for Managers & HR Managers including templates and documents
  • Recognise and manage performance issues: Correct legal process and how to avoid legal pitfalls.
  • Running a compliant and strategically aligned performance management system: We provide a template procedure and real-life scenarios to work through.
  • Key pitfalls to avoid in managing performance: Our specialist lawyers identify common mistakes and help you avoid these.
  • Commercial options and dismissals: We explore protected and without prejudice conversations and other commercial solutions.
  • Includes a range of helpful templates: Designed by our expert legal team.
21st March 2024
4) Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
Practical and legal workshop for Managers & HR Managers including templates and documents
  • Practical and technical guidance on running a compliant and strategically correct process.
  • Designing a disciplinary and grievance procedure for your specific context, ensuring compliance and effectiveness.
  • Includes a range of helpful templates: Designed by our experienced legal team.


This 4-session course can be booked as a whole or sessions booked individually

Book one or all of the training sessions in this series in advance and the price per delegate per training session is as follows:

>  £235 + VAT per delegate, per individual training session

£185 + VAT per delegate, per individual training session when booking two or more delegate places

Payments must be paid prior to each session.


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> Feel more empowered to lead and manage key employee processes in a legal and compliant way.

> Have access to and understand how to use up-to-date documents and guidance to support each process.

> Reduce the risk of getting these processes wrong – and maximise chances of getting it right the first time.

training format

Our no-nonsense, hands-on workshops are delivered by our specialist Solicitors and include:

> Live/’real’ scenarios
> Ongoing questions and answers
> Guidance notes
> Detailed template letters and policies for you to use in your business

DELIVERED by LEGAL 500 Specialist solicitors


Lee Stephens
Director & Solicitor

Director & Solicitor

Senior Employment Law Solicitor

Senior Employment Law Solicitor
Senior Chartered Legal Executive