Effective training can supercharge your team.

By enhancing the knowledge and skillset of your senior staff, you can benefit from:

  • More effective HR management;
  • A better understanding of best practice;
  • A more engaged workforce; and
  • Increased productivity and efficiency.
All of these things combined mean you can dramatically reduce your risk of Employment Tribunal claims and create a happier, more stable workforce.

At Ellis Whittam, our range of carefully-designed HR training courses are managed and delivered by our team of qualified HR specialists. As such, you can be sure that you’re receiving industry-leading insight from experienced professionals and, in turn, enhance your reputation as a responsible employer.

Courses to suit your needs

Our engaging training workshops can be provided to a wide range of groups, ranging from an entire business keen to upskill their team to a group of HR managers looking to refresh their knowledge.

For added flexibility, we can either deliver the training at your workplace or you can work with us off-site, whatever suits your needs best.

HR training

Ran by experts

Our management training is delivered by highly-experienced and qualified HR practitioners with genuine ‘hands-on’ practical experience of supporting employers all over the UK with their HR requirements.

Popular course topics

Our wide range of expert-led one-day courses have been developed and accredited by Ellis Whittam to cover essential human resources topics. We also offer condensed versions to allow for a combination of topics to be covered in a single day. Popular courses include:

Poor mental health is now the number one cause of staff absences in the UK.

This course provides a general overview of mental health in the workplace and outlines the practical steps you can take to recognise and effectively manage mental health issues in your organisation.

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This one-day course brings to life the benefits of effective performance reviews and appraisal meetings. It is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to identify, manage and improve employee performance. The course will incorporate case studies and exercises, and delegates will be encouraged to share real-life experiences and examples from their place of work.

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Successful organisations know that disciplinary and grievance procedures are an aid to effective management, enabling issues to be resolved quickly and cost-effectively rather than being used simply as a mechanism for imposing sanctions. Having managers who are able to effectively handle disciplinary and grievance issues is therefore crucial for all organisations.

This practical, interactive course will develop managers’ confidence in conducting disciplinary/grievance investigations and hearings in accordance with legislation and best practice.

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This practical session will give you the confidence to deal with absence management procedures – helping to reduce absence in the workplace and increase productivity. It offers pragmatic advice and guidance on managing short and long-term absence through to medical capability, dismissal and the law.

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All employers have a legal obligation to protect their people against discrimination. Encouraging greater awareness and understanding of the different protected characteristics can reduce the risk of complaints, disciplinary action or an Employment Tribunal claim and avoid unnecessary cost and disruption to your organisation.

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This course gives an overview of key people management issues, including employment law essentials, effective communication, leadership styles and performance management. The second part of the workshop focuses on the Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures and offers practical tips on conducting disciplinary grievance meetings. Some of the topics covered are dealt with in more depth on other Ellis Whittam courses.

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This course provides a valuable overview of the process from the identification of a vacancy through to the appointment of a new colleague. Recruitment is a long process with a number of important steps involving different colleagues. Our consultants can walk your managers through the procedure, highlighting best practice and the possible pitfalls that may occur along the way.

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This course provides a general overview and awareness of employment law issues in the life of an employment relationship and explains how to deal with issues which may arise during this time. Those seeking more detailed insight into some of these issues would also benefit from attending our other related courses

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Bespoke courses tailored to you

Whilst our range of courses are suitable for all businesses, if you have a particular requirement or cannot see the course you’re looking for listed above, we may be able to create a bespoke course to meet your specific needs. For more details, please call 0345 226 8393.

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