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Training and development

As your biggest asset, investing in your employees allows you to grow and develop your business through increased skills, enhanced employee engagement, and positive employer branding.

Developing a learning culture within your organisation is one of the best things you can do for your employees – and for your company.

Our consultants will start by undertaking a training needs analysis to identify the requirements of your chosen staff. 

Following the training needs analysis, we work with you to deliver your required training and development programme. 

Workplace Law manages an extensive programme of training courses and briefings that can be customised for your organisation, including: 

  • Equality and diversity;
  • Employment law and practice;
  • Recruitment and selection;
  • Managing performance;
  • Stress management;
  • Managing absence; and
  • Managing disciplines and grievances.

Our experienced trainers bring real-life case studies and examples to the audience, making the course more enjoyable and engaging. 

In addition to our bespoke training programme, our trainers are licensed to teach accredited qualifications under the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). We can provide e-learning solutions, online webinar training, public training courses and bespoke in-house training.

Our diverse mix of employee training courses are always practical, with lots of opportunity for interaction, intellectual stimulation, learning, and, perhaps most importantly, fun along the way.

Our CIPD accredited programmes are often the first on the market and are highly acclaimed by the CIPD.

Why train with Workplace Law?

Workplace Law offer bespoke support and training to suit the needs of your employees, culture and organisation and will provide them with the confidence to take an active and committed role within the process.

All of our HR professionals have 20+ years of hands on experience of working in every sector in small, medium and large organisations.  Our HR professionals bring this unique knowledge and experience to provide support and project management to ensure the best fit for your organisation, best practice and commercial advice with real-life experiences.

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  • Investing in training for your employees not only helps them to develop but also makes sure your company also develops and grows.
  • Helping staff fulfil their potential and creating a learning culture will increase the knowledge within your organisation and improve your service proposition for customers, as well as create a more positive and motivated workforce.
  • We can assess the specific training needs of your employees and tailor courses to suit them and the needs of your business, making sure you get the most from training.
  • With our support, and access to the expertise and skills of a dedicated team of fully CIPD qualified HR specialists with a wealth of HR experience, you are able to concentrate on your core business and objectives.

Case studies

Kuehne + Nagel: Managing environmental risk

Workplace Law is delivering the training of Kuehne + Nagel environmental champions staff through a year-long programme –delivering the four-day IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management in a combination of elearning, in-house courses and as part of public courses at the Workplace Law Executive Centre.


BNP Paribas Sustainability Estates Training Package

In 2012 Workplace Law was asked to develop and deliver a property management-focused sustainability training course for BNP Paribas Real Estate UK. This is a branch of BNP Paribas bank, which provides a number of property services including development, management and investment of property portfolios across the UK.


Assisting Shelter: Implementing ISO 14001

Workplace Law was appointed in the final quarter of 2012 to assist Shelter with the implementation of an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). Shelter wished to reduce its environmental impact, secure funding and make operational cost savings.


Helping Chaps Ltd get CHAS accredited

"In 2009 Chaps Ltd recognised that it needed to improve its health and safety systems. We changed our Health and Safety consultants to Workplace Law in order to give us a fresh approach towards our management of health and safety and to gain specialist construction advice.

"By using their expertise and experience Simon and Maria have guided us into developing a health and safety system that has achieved CHAS accreditation and given our customers and principle contractor’s confidence in our management of health and safety. They have always been available to offer advice when needed and to provide independent site inspections and audits which are often required by our customers.

"Both Simon and Maria continue to support Chaps Ltd and have become an important, integral part of our Health and Safety Management System."



"When reviewing our need for Employment Law Support, a number of companies were shortlisted and Workplace Law were chosen due to the professionalism and advice they provided. Since engaging with them they have proved to be an excellent ‘sounding board’, guide and always at the end of an email or call to give practical, commercially sound advice. The support given for a ‘handed over’ tribunal was second to none and a positive outcome. I’d recommend Workplace Law to any business that was looking for comprehensive, professional and sound employment advice." Caroline Lupton, Anson
"Having the Workplace Law Annual Support Contract in place provides our business with essential on-going day to day HR support in dealing with the wide range of personnel issues we face and in supporting our managers. As well as being legally sound the advice is both pragmatic and commercially focussed with an excellent response rate provided to our enquiries. All the HR Consultants in the team are approachable, professional and extremely capable in helping us work through the many diverse challenges we face to ensure that people are treated lawfully and fairly. The support ranges from day to day email and telephone advice to excellent consultancy service for more complex issues. We hope to be able to continue with this partnership well into the future and would have no hesitation in recommending the HR support that Workplace Law are able to provide to other businesses." Gill Baglin, Brewers
"We were very pleased with the way Workplace Law carried out our fire risk assessments in the College and hostels. They worked very closely with us throughout the process and produced a comprehensive set of risk assessments that met our requirements perfectly." Bob Smith, Magdalene College
"The proactive stance taken by Workplace Law CDM-C’s on our projects has created a positive attitude to problem solving between the design, delivery and client teams. In many cases our clients are introduced to the CDM regulations for the first time as ‘lay clients’ and need a high degree of hand holding to stay with the spirit and letter of the law. This could lead to costly delays in the works. This has proved not to be the case and all our key objectives are met." Mark Myers, The Harmsen Group
"On the whole I have attended many courses and undertaken a variety of qualifications over the years and this course has been by far the most valuable to me in terms of the knowledge, confidence and enhancement to my working capability and therefore fantastic value for money. I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending this course to anyone looking to develop their operational HR skills or for managers having to deal with front line people matters." Jennifer Caswell, Great Yarmouth Port Company
"I really want to thank Workplace Law for the fantastic work you have done on our highly complex project. I know it was not easy to gather all the sensitive information from so many people. Myself and the MD have read the report and are both delighted with the clear and easy to understand way the whole report is laid out. The recommendations were spot on and it certainly helped clarify the issues. I am sure we will be calling on your services again." Thank you. Karen Todd, ACS International Schools

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