Workshops

Advisory Workshops

Workshop on Employment Documentation

Description

The workshop on employment documentation is designed to:

  • assist employers prepare effective employment practices and procedures that best meet their needs and which comply with statutory requirements
  • raise awareness of the provisions of employment legislation and promote and develop good practice
  • update participants on a range of relevant issues which could affect the content of their employment documentation

It provides practical help and guidance to employers who wish to draw up the following documentation:

  • Written Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Disciplinary Rules and Procedures
  • Grievance Procedures

In addition to providing guidance and comprehensive documentation during the course of the workshop, the Agency also provides assistance to participants following the workshop who, for example, are experiencing difficulties in drafting particular aspects of the statement or who wish to have the Agency comment on their draft documents prior to issue.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • draw up the following documentation:
  • Written Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Absence Notification Procedure
  • Grievance Procedures
  • Disciplinary and Dismissal Procedures
  • identify the main employment rights that impact on the above

This workshop lasts 5 hours with lunch provided.

Registering your Interest

If you would like to attend a workshop you can register your interest on the Registration Form by clicking on one of the following links for either the Belfast Office or the Regional Office in Londonderry or by contacting the relevant Workshop Co-ordinator by telephone. Contact details are as follows:

Head Office Belfast - 028 9033 7424

Regional Office L'Derry - 028 7127 2972

The Agency reserves the right to cancel workshops in the event that there are insufficient bookings.

At workshops legal information is provided for guidance only and should not be regarded as an authoritative interpretation of the law. Such an interpretation can only be given by a tribunal/court in the particular circumstances which apply

Helpline

The Agency’s Helpline is available to employers, employees, trade unions and others. The Helpline advisors provide information and advice on a wide range of employment matters. The Helpline is also an important point for identifying circumstances, or clients, who would benefit from being referred to other Agency services.

The Helpline provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to assist the caller in resolving issues in the workplace.

While the advisors cannot provide a legal opinion they can help callers gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as well as identifying possible options to help resolve their issues.

028 9032 1442

Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Contact Us

Please note that we cannot deal with employment-related enquiries by e-mail. To receive information or advice about an employment-related issue, please telephone our Helpline on Belfast 90 321442 where an officer will speak with you directly about your query. Please note that the Agency can arrange the services of an interpreter if required.

If you have an employment relations issue in Great Britain please contact the ACAS Helpline on 0300 123 1100 .

For all non-employment related queries or questions please fill in the box below.