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Gain a knowledge of the key areas of employment law

This course focuses on key areas of employment law which have a direct impact on employee rights and how they affect the payroll.

It provides an insight into many diverse areas, including lawful and unlawful deductions from pay, which is currently the biggest source of complaint to Employment Tribunals along with the recovery of overpayments of salary.

  • Do you know the latest ruling on accruing holiday pay during sick leave?
  • Do employees have the right to carry over untaken leave?
  • Are you conversant with the rules regarding prevention of illegal workers?
  • Do you know how to calculate arrears for National Minimum Wage?

Attendance of this course will answer these and many more questions resulting from the minefield of employment law which a payroll professional is now expected to know. It will ensure that employee rights are upheld and employer obligations met.

Your payroll course overview:

Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

£484 + VAT


Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

1 day


Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Anyone with a responsibility for HR or requiring an understanding of employment law from within the payroll function should attend this course.

At the end of this coure you will have a solid understanding of employment law and how the key concept impact on payroll.

  • Flexible working rights from June 2014
  • Employment status – who is an employee & who is self-employed?
  • What are the consequences of getting it wrong?
  • TUPE regulations from January 2014
  • Contracts of employment – how to vary terms including pay
  • Entitlements – holiday pay & other payments
  • The correct calculation of holiday pay and what pay elements should be included
  • Statutory paid leave - are you paying the correct amount? How to avoid the pitfalls
  • Deductions – what is lawful & unlawful?
  • Recovery of an overpayment of salary – is it legal? What are the rules?
  • Termination of employment – redundancy & dismissal
  • Data Protection – the eight principles and the records to be kept
  • Absence due to ill health – the legal position
  • Maternity rights – the rights & wrongs and how statutory paid leave affects maternity leave
  • The consequences of taking too many KIT days during maternity and adoption leave
  • The provision of non pay benefits during maternity leave
  • The latest news on holiday accrual during sick leave
  • Shared Parental Pay and Leave (ShPP & L) regulations from April 2015
  • National Minimum Wage
    • New hourly rates from October 2015
    • What counts towards NMW?
    • Calculating arrears
    • Naming and shaming of non compliant employers
    • The penalties for getting it wrong
  • Agency workers rights
  • Prevention of illegal workers under the Asylum Immigration and Nationality Act 2006
    • How to carry out the correct pre-employment checks for potential new employees and employees transferred under TUPE
  • Owner employee status

"I have always found the Learn Centre to be helpful and supportive of not only mine but the team's payroll training needs. The blended learning approach works well for me and I would not hesitate to recommend them as a Payroll training specialist provider not only for online delivery (e-learning) but also face 2 face and in-house. The Payroll Professionals Conference is also a great networking opportunity."

Kresh Veerasamy - Payroll Manager at Cancer Research UK

"Cintra HR & Payroll Services has a long standing relationship with The Learn Centre – they are an absolutely integral part of the payroll community. Their training courses and annual conference are a must for all payroll professionals and not just for up to the minute technical topics: their training really puts payroll and payroll issues into context, taking into account commercial, economic and political influences."

Carsten Staehr - CEO at Cintra HR & Payroll Services

"When setting up a Shared Service Centre, The Learn Centre played a key role in our award winning Payroll Academy, delivering a blended learning experience combining both classroom based training and an e-learning solution. The course delivery, the training materials and overall learning experience was excellent."

Michael Stevenson - Payroll Manager at Queen's University Belfast

"I have attended many of The Learn Centre’s training courses in recent years. They are always of the highest professional standard and deliver updates on complicated HR and Payroll legislation, but in an easy to understand format. I would gladly recommend The Learn Centre to any potential client who is looking for HR & Payroll training courses, bespoke in-house training or expert advice."

Michael Stevenson - Payroll Manager at Queen's University Belfast

"My team always attends the annual Payroll and HR Update course. Essential information covering often complex legislative changes, always presented by excellent trainers with in depth knowledge of their subject. A 'must attend' course for any serious payroll professional."

Deon Piovesan - Finance and Payroll Manager at Westminster Kingsway College

"I've booked the HR and Payroll Update course most years and during roles with at least 3 different employers. One thing remains the same; a course that is relevant, well delivered and enjoyable and that is key when trying to retain the many pieces of legislation changes to which payroll professionals are exposed."

Tracey Hinton - Payroll Manager at Wilson James Limited

"I have used The Learn Centre on a number of occasions and have found it provides a great platform to gain the knowledge required to carry out my job. I started off with the Payroll Technician course and this in-depth learning gave me a great foundation of payroll knowledge to build upon and give me the confidence to progress up the career ladder, well worth it and would certainly recommend, no matter what level you are at there will be a course/qualification that can help you."

Ayman Zagloul - Assistant Payroll Supervisor at Queen's University Belfast

"Payroll may not be the most exciting of topic for some but The Learn Centre really bring it to life - the brilliant networking opportunities with fellow professionals is an added bonus. They cover an amazing range of topics too – if you need to upskill, then The Learn Centre is the organisation to help you do it."

Carsten Staehr - CEO at Cintra HR & Payroll Services

"I have chosen The Learn Centre both for my own knowledge base and in-house training courses for my teams for many years. I have always been extremely impressed with the content of the courses, people engagement and the positive feedback from my staff."

Ann Chesher - Payroll Consultant at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service