Client Training

At Constantine Law, we deliver highly effective, bespoke, client training – frequently in the
form of “lunch and learns” which are interactive. We can provide some powerful testimonials
and a list of our client training offerings are below:

1. Restrictive Covenants and Team Moves - Update for Employers

To focus on…

  • Key terms in the employment contract
  • Express terms & implied terms
  • Duty of fidelity and fiduciary duties
  • Latest trends in restrictive covenant cases
  • How to enforce, and how to run, an injunction case
  • Disclosure obligations & evidential issues
  • The cost of enforcement and what remedies can be obtained
  • Success stories
  • Bad outcomes: if it goes wrong…

2. LLPs and Partners: Strategies for Exits and Hires

To focus on…

  • Key terms of the LLP Agreement
  • Fiduciary obligations and duties of good faith
  • Restrictive covenant update
  • How to enforce: how to run an injunction case
  • Business plans and working with recruiters
  • Disclosure obligations & evidential Issues
  • Importance of privilege
  • Leavers and joiners protocols

3. Update on Business Immigration and Brexit

To focus on…

  • The impact of Brexit on business
  • Brexit: the story so far
  • Future of UK employment law
  • The Great Repeal Bill
  • Future of UK immigration
  • Who can stay in the UK post Brexit?
  • Immigration, post Brexit
  • Tier 2 applications and staffing for success

4. Employment Law for Corporate Lawyers – TUPE Update

To focus on…

  • Common deal scenarios
  • Problem spotting: people issues for employment and corporate lawyers to consider
  • TUPE Update
  • Negotiating warranties and indemnities
  • Share Purchase Agreements & Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Potential liabilities and Employment Tribunal claims

5. Advice for Start-ups: How to Recruit High-Performing Teams

To focus on…

  • Aligning people culture with strategic overall objectives
  • Incentives: pay and other benefits
  • The importance of equality principles
  • Getting the right Board and NEDs
  • Aligning IT policy with business protection principles
  • Understanding and enforcing restrictive covenants
  • Measuring success

6. Equal Opportunity Training for Employers

To focus on…

  • The importance of culture and values
  • The statutory framework – the Equality Act 2010
  • Express and implied terms
  • The ACAS Codes
  • Cost and conduct of litigation
  • Harassment at work and the #MeToo agenda

7. GDPR and Protecting Business Information

To focus on…

  • How to conduct a data audit: and use of spreadsheets
  • Privacy notices: for staff and hires
  • Review of commercial contracts
  • Amending HR Policies and employment contracts
  • Data security and breach reporting
  • Training, review and “ownership”

8. Employment Status: Especially for Recruitment, “Gig Economy” and Construction Firms

To focus on…

  • The meaning of “employee”, “worker” and “self-employed”
  • Key statutory and common law tests
  • The latest case law position – the rise of “worker status.”
  • The liabilities which arise from “worker” and “employment” status
  • Specific industries: agency workers, CIS workers, gig economy
  • The Government’s plans for these sectors: The Taylor Report Thorny Issues: IR35, NICs liabilities, holiday pay.

We will also design and deliver additional employment law training, upon request.

Please contact us for further information.