Becoming an Employer

This workshop will help you understand the key tasks and responsibilities involved in becoming an employer.

What to expect from this event

AIM

To help you understand the key tasks and responsibilities involved in becoming an employer. To assist you with preparation and key information so that you can implement effective recruitment and employment practices within your business.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Options to consider in preparing for new staff
    • Business needs and what will work best for you and your customers
    • Employment status - worker, agency, employee, self employed
  • Defining the job role and skills required
    • Be clear on the essential tasks and describe them clearly
    • Job description and person specification
  • Recruitment Planning
    • Be organised and realistic with timescales
    • Advertising, selection methods, interviewing
  • Employment Law
    • Contracts of employment, express and implied terms
    • Equality Act and discrimination law
    • Working time directive, time off, grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Pay
    • Rates of pay, minimum wage, NI, PAYE, Pensions, HMRC
  • Health and Safety
    • Employers liability insurance, risk assessments, personal protective equipment


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Essential Info

8th November 2019

09:30 - 16:30

Train Shetland
North Gremista Industrial Estate
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0PX

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