Employment Law in Education 2016(EPS542/6)

Provider: Optimus Education
£269.00 + VAT Primary
£349.00 + VAT Secondary
£339.00 + VAT LAs

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Description Updated guidance and new legal obligations for managing restructures, absence and staff performance
Duration 1 Day

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Leadership and Management, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Management, Deputy Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Business Manager, Out of school, Governor
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Why is this conference relevant?

  • Do you need clarification on the top employment law issues and cases that will affect your school this year?
  • Is your school planning a restructure in 2016/17 due to a reduced budget?
  • Are you managing staff absence affectively to reduce the cost to your budget and protect pupil outcomes?

Join us for our one-day national conference to clarify whether your policies and practices are up-to-date and compliant to ensure you’re prepared for 2016/17.

What can I expect?

  • What is new in 2016/17 – The potential pitfalls and legislative changes that can harm the growth of your organisation
  • Restructures – Legal guidance for effectively implementing structural changes whilst minimising the risk to staff and student outcomes
  • Staff Absence update – Ensure your procedures are water tight to reduce the cost of short and long term absence on your school or academy

Who should attend?

  • Headteachers
  • Deputy and Assistant Headteachers
  • School Business Managers and Bursar
  • Heads of HR
  • Heads of Personnel
  • School Governors
  • Principals and Vice Principals
Evidence underpinning this approach

“Really useful best practice sharing – Great to hear success stories”
Headteacher, Kedleston Schools

“Helpful and energising with ideas to take back to school”
Assistant Headteacher, Gayhurst Primary School

How users/participants can evaluate success The provider has not supplied this information
Follow-up activities and support

Post-event you will recieve all speaker resources and presentations from the day to ensure you have all the materials to utlilise within your school.



Benefits of attending - additional sessions on the day

  • Sickness absence: Ensure your sickness policy is compliant and fit-for-purpose and know when to involve Occupational Health
  • Capability: Learn how to address underperformance by deploying a robust capability procedure that can stand up to challenge
  • Disciplinaries: Clarify how to run a legally binding disciplinary procedure to ensure your school doesn’t fall foul of the law.


  • Peter Woodhouse, Partner, Stone King
  • Dai Durbridge, Partner, Browne Jacobson
  • Heather Mitchell, Senior Associate, Browne Jacobson
  • Naseem Nabi, Partner, Veale Wasbrough Vizards
  • Craig Vincent, HR Consultant, Stone King
  • Richard Hewitt, Senior Associate, Veale Wasbrough Vizards
  • Tom Wallace, HR Consultant, Browne Jacobson
  • Jean Boyle, Senior Associate Employment Team


Associated Files File_icon ELU_2016_brochure_lo-res2_LATEST_new.pdf

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.