The Council as an Employer
This Session will address the following Programme topics to highlight employer and employee rights and offer practical advice on handling key and sometimes complex issues.
The Session will be interactive and there will be full opportunity throughout to ask questions or seek advice on any current issues you may have.
06.45pm Registration and refreshments
07.00pm Welcome and Introduction
07.05pm Appointing Staff
- Legal background
- Recruitment and selection process
- Contracts of employment
- New employee induction and probation
- Equality and family rights
08.20pm Managing Staff
- Holiday and sickness absence management
- Discipline and grievance handling
- Capability and performance management
- End of employment
Trainer: Clive Payne – HR Consultant, CP Associates.
Clive was employed as the HR Director for a number of years in local government before setting up his own HR Consultancy, CP Associates in 1998. Since then he has worked with many clients in both the private and public sector and has provided HR advice and undertaken successful assignments for HAPTC and Local Councils in Hertfordshire and throughout the UK providing assistance across the full range of human resources issues, training and organisational review.