One of the most important things we do with new partners is our bespoke training. We have a range of things we cover during initial training, all designed to make sure consultants are fully equipped with all the skills and knowledge they need to grow a successful consultancy business as soon as possible.
It’s important to us that we tailor training to the individual consultant, to ensure they get exactly what they need. Although some of the training is common to each new consultant, the area where it probably gets tailored the most is the employment law refresher section.
It’s really important new consultants have excellent employment law knowledge. They need to be confident giving advice to small business owners from a solid legal
So we work with our new consultants to identify where they would like us to focus during their employment law refresher training. The key is to make sure they are confident on the following:
- A good understanding of legislation and case law relating to the particular area of employment law
- Practical information about what both legislation and case law actually means in terms of processes and requirements for employers
Realisticunderstanding of how the area of employment law is likely to manifest itself in small and medium sizedclients and how they can best advise those clients.
We usually do a brief overview of the areas they are most confident in, then go into more detail with the areas they feel perhaps a bit rusty on. We supplement this with plenty of real-life examples and resources, including