Course Details

By attending this session, it will ensure you are fully up to date with important HR topic areas which impact your practice. You will be equipped with key tools and signposts to support your day-to-day role as busy accountants. 

Sue West is a highly interactive speaker and will guide you through essential HR and employment law topics.   Sue will cover the most important changes to all aspects of HR and employment law.  Covering HR cases and legislation ensuring you have an overview of the latest employment compliance issues. 

In this session, Sue will cover the following topics:

  • Annual leave
  • Sick pay
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Employment status
  • Contracts of employment 

CPD Course Speaker

Kate Shepherd Associates

Sue West

Sue is a senior HR Associate at Kate Shepherd Associates with over 25 years of operational and strategic HR practice in a variety of sectors including financial services, education, retail and voluntary.

Sue has a strong employment law focus and helps businesses balance their legal obligations with their commercial objectives.

Key characteristics and Skills
Sue adopts a practical approach to providing clients with advice and assistance to develop and embed practical HR strategies, policies, and processes. Linking into her employment law interests, Sue largely works with clients to ensure their processes and practice are risk-managed in line with meeting business needs. Sue’s assignments typically encompass HR audits, recruitment, and selection, disciplinary, grievance, investigations absence management, performance management, restructuring, redundancy and dismissals.

With extensive practical training experience Sue also designs and delivers a variety of workshops to enable people managers to proactively manage their employees with relevant knowledge, resources and confidence.