Association of British Orchestras

CANCELLED HR for Non HR Managers

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 10:00 - 16:00

32 Rose St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ET

Regrettably this course on 30 June is cancelled. We hope to run the course again in October/November as usual and more details will appear on the website in due course.

Updated: 22 June 2022


This one day course is for managers with an HR responsibility who are keen to learn more about the basics of HR and employment law, through the employee life-cycle from pre-recruitment to post termination as well as covering key employment legislation affecting the employer-employee relationship. The course will look at HR issues relating to both management staff and musicians.

Suitable for

Those responsible for HR within their organisation and line managers.

Course outline

The course will cover the following areas:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Ending the employment relationship

Learning outcomes

  • Have a working knowledge of the basics of HR and employment law
  • Know how to best apply that knowledge
  • Know how to plan and implement an HR Strategy


Jenny Wingfield, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Cancellation policy

Cancellations may be made in writing or by email to the ABO ( up to two weeks before the course date and refunds may be made at the discretion of the ABO; thereafter the full total is payable. Registrations may be transferred to another name. The ABO reserves the right to cancel at any time without liability and in these circumstances, participants will be offered an alternative date or a full refund of the course fee.

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