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If you have employment law or employment relations responsibilities as part of your role, and need some more advanced training, then this workshop is for you. We will take you through some of the more complex ER legal issues and processes that you need to know. Elephant workshops are practical, outcome-based learning sessions so you’ll leave with useful, real-life tools, templates and answers to use when you get back to work. We also have some great discussions and a bit of fun (yes even learning employment law!).

We also answer any questions you have with practical solutions and ideas you can really use.


Workshop Contents

9am   Employment Agreement complexities

The clauses you should have in executive employment agreements or for specialist roles. We cover the legal issues and HR fishhooks you need to plan for.  

10am   Restructuring, dismissals and pandemic issues

We cover three areas where there are more complex ER issues:

11am  MORNING TEA

11.30am Running Investigations

In this session you will cover:

1pm  LUNCH

2pm  Personal Grievances and Settlements

This session covers:

3.30pm  Attending Mediation

This session covers how mediation works. We take you through a case study to prepare for mediation. You’ll learn what documentation to prepare, how to advise and support managers who are attending with you and what do to on the day of mediation.

5pm  FINISH


Upcoming dates:

Due to Covid we are running a virtual workshop on Tues 30 Nov and Wed 1 December, 9am - 12pm.

Dates for 2022 posted soon.


Pricing

Face to face early bird (4 weeks before) $850 + GST, full Price $995 + GST

Online  $695 + GST

Venue & Timing

The face to face workshop runs from 9am to 5pm.

Our online workshop runs over two mornings.

Our Wellington venue is the Terrace Conference Centre.

Our Auckland venue is the Rose Park Hotel, Parnell or the Parnell Hotel.Both have free parking (yes really!)



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Our Facilitators


All of the Elephant team are HR & employment law experts as well as being engaging facilitators. We promise we won’t lecture you!

Nikki Peck has 20+  years of HR experience working in diverse sectors such as health, engineering, utilities, retail and not-for-profit.  Nikki joined Elephant in 2012 as an HR Consultant and facilitator. She is passionate about making employment law interesting, entertaining and extremely useful - sharing practical real life examples and answering curly questions.



Wendy Li has over 15 years’ experience in employment law and employment relations in both private practice and public sector organisations including leading large scale bargaining with multiple unions. Wendy has practiced employment law in NZ and Australia as well as undertaking work in the United States and France. Wendy has worked with elephant since 2019.


Angela Evans is a partner at BE Employment Law, a newly established specialist firm she co-founded. She has over 15 years as an employment lawyer providing clear, practical advice in all areas of HR.  Angela has presented at elephant conferences and workshops for several years and gets rave reviews for her presentations and advice.


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What people say about our training:


“For me the whole day was useful to embed my knowledge – it was an excellent course.”


“The workshop altogether was great! Nikki has been an absolute star of a facilitator and Angela and Jessica who came to speak were awesome as well. Altogether a very beneficial and good quality training day! Out of tons of workshops and trainings that I have attended in the past 10+ years, this was definitely one of the higher rated ones for me ”


“The seminar was interactive and although professional, was still quite a relaxed environment. The Elephant team really know their stuff and are happy to answer every little niggling question I had during the breaks.”


“I enjoyed the real life examples of what could happen, the different ways people can react and strategies to work with that”.


“Great case studies. The presenters were willing to answer questions and give examples. They involved the group and kept everyone on course.”



Venue & Timing

The face to face workshop runs from 9am to 5pm.

Our online workshop runs over two mornings.

Our Wellington venue is the Terrace Conference Centre.

Our Auckland venue is the Rose Park Hotel, Parnell or the Parnell Hotel.Both have free parking (yes really!)



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Our three principles

Founded in New Zealand in 2006 by Angela and Fraser Atkins, we always had big plans for elephant! We developed and refined our programmes over time then in 2016 we went global. We’ve never looked back and develop all our programmes this way.

Our programmes focus on actual outcomes with practical tools and techniques you can use straight away. We discuss real life not just theory and we make it fun!

We design and run programmes globally with customised parts for each country. And we have local experts facilitate our workshops. You get the best of both worlds.

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Upcoming dates:

Due to Covid we are running a virtual workshop on Tues 30 Nov and Wed 1 December, 9am - 12pm.

Dates for 2022 posted soon.


Pricing

Face to face early bird (4 weeks before) $850 + GST, full Price $995 + GST

Online  $695 + GST