The managers guide to employment law - effective performance managemen (ICAS)


It is always difficult for a manager to deal confidently and effectively, in the sensitive, tricky and time-consuming circumstances where an employee is not performing to the required level or is frequently absent due to illness.

This course will cover how managers can pro-actively manage poor performance, thereby improving the performance of employees in the workplace, dealing with sickness absence management and implementing strategies for reducing sickness absence.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:


  • The legal and practical issues surrounding performance management
  • How to deal with employees who raise grievances or take sickness absence during the performance management process
  • How to improve individual performance and get the best from your employees
  • Dealing with sickness absence from a legal and practical perspective
  • How to implement strategies for reducing sickness absence

Authored by: Nicola Howe

Nicola has practised employment law, as a solicitor, for over 20 years. She started her career working in employment law teams in large commercial legal practices. She moved into in-house consultancy work for major UK businesses from 2012. She regularly writes and presents courses on a wide variety of employment law topics. She is a member of the Law Society and the Employment Lawyers Association.

A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon successful completion of the online course.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price: £35.00 (excludes VAT)