Employment Law Training

A well-trained, engaged and motivated workforce is vital to the success of your organisation. Thrings Training ensures your employees are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to meet the challenges of modern business.

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Bespoke training for business success

Drawing on our expertise as employment law specialists, we provide bespoke courses to meet your organisation’s needs.

Our legal insight and practical guidance is designed to upskill your workforce and ensure your company is evolving in line with internal and regulatory requirements.

To minimise disruption for your team, we can deliver training at your premises, with programmes ranging from one-hour sessions to multi-day courses. Comprising interactive workshops and case studies, each course can also be tailored to different employee groups.

Our exposure to best practice across diverse businesses means we can help your company to operate effectively, grasp opportunities and respond to any challenge.


Our employment law training can encompass a wide range of topics. Some of the more common areas include:

  • basic principles of UK employment law
  • recruitment and interviewing dos and don’ts
  • managing sickness absence
  • disciplinary investigations and dealing with poor performers
  • resolving conflict in the workplace, including grievance investigations and mediation

  • equality and diversity
  • implementing redundancies
  • managing TUPE and outsourcing projects
  • legal updates for your HR team
  • basic principles of UK immigration law

Thrings is commended for delivering ‘pragmatic advice’ and ‘helping us chart our way from where we are to where we want to be’. Sources also strongly recommend the team’s programme of training and providing updates on employment law.

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Video surveillance and privacy in the workplace

Two recent cases before the European Court of Human Rights have highlighted the balance that needs to be struck between employees’ rights to privacy and the possible need of employers to use video surveillance in the workplace. With the effective date for GDPR approaching, this is particularly relevant for...

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Business as usual: the Court of Appeal restores burden of proof status quo for discrimination claims

Although not expressly stated in the statutory wording, it is widely accepted that the Equality Act 2010 (EQA) requires a claimant to prove facts which, on the face of it, show that discrimination could have taken place. This has often made it difficult for discrimination claims to succeed. It...

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News 1 November 2017

Discrimination update

In a summer brimming with employment law developments we take a look at some recent key decisions in discrimination cases, including the increase to Vento Bands for personal injury awards in discrimination claims and a significant decision in relation to Shared Parental Pay.

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