Navigating the Employment Maze: An Employment Law Workshop for GP Surgeries

Length: 2.5 hours Location: Online using Zoom (all participants need access to a laptop or PC)

Make a booking enquiry


In today’s complex healthcare environment, managing a medical practice is not just about patient care—it’s about looking after your team, too.  This 2.5-hour workshop offers an in-depth guide to managing your workforce effectively, while staying compliant with legal regulations.

Who should attend the workshop

  • Whether you're a practice manager, medical professional, or HR specialist, this workshop equips you with the skills and knowledge to handle HR challenges with confidence.

Learning outcomes

The Origins of Employment Law & Importance of Case Law:

Get a foundational understanding of the origins of employment law and why case law plays a pivotal role in HR decisions.

Journey of an Employee:

Walk through every stage of an employee’s journey, from recruitment best practices to managing staff exits.

  • Joining Your Surgery: Learn how to recruit effectively, ensure contracts meet legal requirements, and implement robust induction and probationary periods. Plus, understand the significance of the “two-year rule.”
  • The Working Phase: Creating a Supportive Environment We delve into policies that make for an inclusive workplace. Master the art of managing flexible work requests, maintaining performance, and effectively handling sickness absence and leave management.
  • Leaving Your Surgery: Master the legal landscape surrounding employee exits, covering fair reasons for dismissal and the importance of keeping accurate, contemporaneous notes.

Risk Management and Employment Tribunals:

Equip yourself with vital knowledge about the ramifications of Employment Tribunals, and how to mitigate risks and costs.

Q&A Session:

Wrap up with a lively Q&A session to address specific challenges or queries you may have.

Workshop format

The format will be informal and participative – everyone has an important contribution to make to the discussions.

A typical workshop will cover:

  • Management theory and research input from the trainer
  • Learning from our shared experiences
  • Small group work to discuss and share ideas

Zoom joining instructions will be sent as part of the meeting invitations unless the organisation prefers to use its own video conferencing facility.


More courses from us

HR Skills for Line Managers
HR Skills for Line Managers
All managers should have a good level of understanding of the HR skills needed for managing the employee journey and ensuring employee engagement. This course aims to equip managers with essential HR knowledge and skills.
Managing For The First Time
Managing For The First Time
Managing for the first time can be a daunting prospect! Our two-day workshop is specifically designed to support first time managers, by providing a comprehensive introduction to management, and demystifying the management role. Delegates will gain concrete tools and techniques which they can take back to their own practice.