Employment law & HR training for business 

Your managers are key to delivering results through your people, but how confident are they in dealing with people management issues, particularly when things go wrong in the employment relationship? 

Ashtons HR Consulting trainers have significant experience of HR and employment issues in both the public and private sectors – we deliver engaging, interactive sessions with high levels of positive feedback from our clients.

Our training sessions are generally run in conjunction with the Employment Law team at Ashtons Legal to provide attendees with the full picture of their chosen topic.

We offer a range of programmes to meet your needs:

Full day / half day workshops

Our workshops for Operational Managers are designed to help them understand the legal background and to give them the confidence to handle people issues effectively, using the appropriate procedures and soft skills.

We offer a range of topics including the following:

Leadership / Management Development

We can offer a range of modular development programmes for new / aspiring team leaders or supervisors.

How can we help?

If you have an enquiry or you would like to find out more about our services, why not contact us?

0333 222 0989

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Supporting mental health at work


Mental health issues affect one in four people in any given year. An issue can stem from things that have built up gradually over time or could occur......

Ethnicity pay gap reporting


The ethnicity pay gap is the difference between the hourly earnings of White or White British employees and other ethnic groups. Mandatory ethnicity......

Government announces temporary changes to 'Fit Note' rules


We have been made aware of a temporary change to the rules on ‘Fit Notes’ for absent employees which we would like to share with you.What has changed?......

‘Fire and rehire’ – why you should avoid it, and how you should approach it if no other options are available


Employers sometimes need to change the terms and conditions of their employees. This could be a change to working hours, salary, benefits, location. E......

Ashtons HR Training


We offer practical and engaging in-house employment law and HR training courses for managers of staff at all levels.

When does an employer have knowledge of an employee’s disability under the Equality Act 2010?


This was the question addressed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the recent case of Lamb v The Garrard Academy. An individual is considered disabl......

Case Study - Sickness absence management


The management of sickness absence can be one of the most time-consuming aspects of people management. One of our clients had an issue with an employe......

Case Study - TUPE advice and redundancy consultation


With a TUPE specialist in the Ashtons HR Consulting team, we tend to get involved in a number of these technically complex legal projects. In one re......

Case Study - Recruitment and Interim Management


We recently had a client whose HR Manager announced that she had decided to move to a new company after 15 years’ service with our client. As it had b......

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