Employment Law Training available for Managers

02 October 2014

Worthingtons Solicitors provide bespoke employment law seminars and training

Training opportunity now available for Managers in relation to workplace disciplinary investigations, processes and procedures.

Louise McAloon, Partner within the Employment Team here in Worthingtons has prepared a 2014 Training Seminar to provide practical guidance for Emplyers in relation to workplace disciplinary investigations, processes and procedures. This is a three hour session aimed primarily at managers who are, or might be expected, to conduct investigations, disciplinary hearings or appeal processes and will cover issues such as:-

·How to conduct a disciplinary investigation and what a Tribunal expects in terms of a fair and reasonable investigation;

·How to conduct a disciplinary hearing including conflicts in evidence, and when and how to conduct further investigations if necessary;

·The role and duties of the Appeal Panel;

·Record keeping and what is discoverable in any subsequent Tribunal process;

·LRA Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures – introduce and explain the statutory code, its significance and the level of awareness expected by the Tribunal of managers involved in disciplinary processes;

·Disability discrimination, identifying potentially disabled employees, what are reasonable adjustments in the disciplinary process and when they ought to be considered;

·Precautionary suspensions and alternative solutions;

·Review of recent Tribunal Decisions to provide practical illustration of an Unfair Dismissal Claim and the scrutiny applied to the disciplinary process by an Industrial Tribunal Panel.

Each session can accommodate up to 10 members of staff and can be provided at your premises or indeed here in our Belfast Office. If your organisation would like to avail of this training opportunity or indeed explore a bespoke training package, please contact Louise on louise@worthingtonslaw.co.uk or on 028 9043 4015

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