Employment Law for Accountants


Any accountant with responsibility for managing people must understand and be aware of the legal responsibilities they have on behalf of their company.

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Start date & time:  
01 January 2019 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2022 00:00
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Practice and business improvement

A good grounding in employment law provides both the knowledge and the confidence to handle situations with your staff where following a legal procedure is a requirement.  This course provides an overview of employment law, giving practical and current advice on the key areas that you will come across in the day to day management of your staff. 

Course overview 

Handling employment contracts

  • What is a contract?
  • What types of contract are there?
  • Who is involved in processing a contract?
  • What is breach of contract?
  • What if the contract needs to be changed?

Understanding employee rights

  • What are employee rights?
  • What is discrimination?
  • What are family rights?
  • What issues are there surrounding pay?
  • What do I need to know about time off?

Discipline and grievance

  • What is the difference between "disciplinary rules" and "disciplinary procedure"?
  • What constitutes a disciplinary matter?
  • What are investigations?
  • How do I take action with a disciplinary matter?
  • What is an appeals procedure?
  • How do I handle grievances?


  • What is dismissal?
  • What are fair dismissals?
  • What notice period should there be?
  • What is involved in a dismissal?
  • How should I handle a redundancy?