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Employment Law for Line Managers (England and Wales) Essential Insights

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60-90 minutes
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Employment Law for Line Managers (England and Wales) Essential Insights

Employment law regulates the relationship between employers and employees. It governs what employers can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and employees' rights at work.

This course provides you with a very high-level overview of employment law in England and Wales and explores the breadth of employment law and how it influences work in these countries, particularly people management.

The programme has been created by Kate Shepherd, who is a CIPD Associate responsible for delivering courses on UK employment law, together with the CIPD's experts.

All CIPD Learning courses will automatically provide you with access to the CIPD Learning Hub, our online learning platform, for 24 months.

The hub will house your course content, as well as useful resources, tools, and a community of professionals that you can tap into to support your learning and continual development.

If you want to find out more about Employment Law for Line Managers (England and Wales) Essential Insights, you can make an information request below and the school will contact you with further information.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Is this course right for me?

Whether you work within a specific HR function or work outside the people profession, this course will provide basic knowledge on the key themes behind employment law in England and Wales.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Learning outcomes:

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

  • display knowledge of the key themes behind UK employment law
  • explain why we have employment law and its importance
  • know how to find further information.


In this course, you will:

  • appreciate how employment law influences people management practice
  • explore the difference between compliance and good practice
  • discover how employment law has been applied in practice
  • consider how you can keep up to date on employment developments
  • find robust sources for further guidance and information.

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Course fees: £49.50 + VAT for non-members and free for members.

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CIPD Learning offers inspiring and impactful learning and training courses for the people profession. Whether you’re looking for practical, operational know-how or high-level strategic insight, CIPD Learning has over 30 online courses to choose from. They are aligned to the...

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