This day course is aimed at accountants working both in private practice and in commercial settings generally. It is a general update at all legal areas relevant to such professionals.
The planned topic list laid out below is for general guidance and most, if not all, will be covered along with any additional important developments that have taken place in the months leading up to the course date.
Company Law Update• Directors’ duties and personal liability• Other bases for directors’ personal liability, the Health and Safety minefield, liability in deceit, Palmer Birch and the economic torts• Sale of a business – enforcement of an earn-out, entire agreement clauses
General Business Law Update• GDPR – developments since May and implications of the Morrisons case• TUPE – what obligations can be enforced against the transferee? Recent case law examined• Partnership – a reminder of importance of the partnership agreement, implications of Partnership Act 1890, and some key cases
Employment Law Update• Impact of removal of tribunal fees – some statistics• Status – all the key cases on the gig economy, extension of IR35 to the private sector and implications for employers• Payroll – minimum wage enforcement, holiday pay developments• Dealing with sickness – a practical guide and a round-up of key cases this year, including consideration of definition and impact of disability• Discrimination claims – some interesting developments• Stress claims – where are we now?• What is a religious and philosophical belief, and what obligations does the employer have in relation to their employees’ beliefs?• Employment references, GDPR and other considerations• Right to work checks – some key tips• New rules on taxing termination payments
LecturerLouise Dunford LLM LLB Barrister, director LDC Training Ltd, consultant for CompleteHR Ltd.
One conference/delegate £226
Two conferences/delegates £205 per conference
Three or more conferences/delegates £189 per conference
Discounts apply to bookings of multiple delegates on more than one conference or multiple conferences booked for an individual delegate.
Please note: To qualify for a discount, bookings must be made at the same time.
7 CPD Units
1 hour of learning = 1 unit of CPD.
ACCA members can use this learning to meet their CPD requirements provided it is relevant to their career. If the event contributes to general knowledge and skills, it should be recorded as non-verifiable CPD. If the learning can be applied in the workplace, it will contribute to verifiable CPD.
This event is organised by ACCA Professional Courses.
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