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HR Essentials

23rd March 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Course overview: The aim of the course is to raise the awareness of potential and new employers about employment legislation and good practice in the workplace.

At the end of the course, the learners will know the difference between volunteers, the self-employed, employees and casual workers; understand why it is important to get employment status right; know what a contract of employment should include; know what employment policies and procedures should be in place; understand the basics of performance management; be aware of the legal requirements for discipline and grievance issues and know where to go for further information and support.

Topics covered include the essential elements of employment law such as:

• employment status

• the written statement of particulars

• contracts of employment

• performance management

• other essential HR policies

This workshop will be run by Shirley Briggs Shirley manages the PEACe service for LVSC and has been working for PEACe since 2006, supporting many hundreds of voluntary and community organisations in that time. Before joining PEACe Shirley worked for many years as a HR Manager in the social housing sector and latterly worked independently before joining PEACe. She is a qualified counsellor with a small private practice and has also trained as a workplace mediator.

This workshop is for voluntary & community organisations based in London only. 1 place allocated per organisation as these events are in high demand!

PLEASE NOTE: In the event of a no-show without 24 hours notice of cancellation, LVSC reserves the right to charge a fee of £50 per person. This is to ensure our administrative, catering and booking costs are covered.


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23rd March 2016
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Deirdre McGrath
0207 832 5817


Voluntary Action Islington
200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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LVSC, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP Tel 020 7832 5830 Email info@lvsc.org.uk

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