The Essential Employment Law / HR Masterclass – Delivered by Cultura HR Limited

Date: Tuesday, 10th September 2024

Time: 09:00 - 12:00

Location: The Catalyst, Newcastle Helix, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TG

What’s on Offer? 

 We are offering eligible businesses the chance to receive access to a fully funded 3-hour ‘Essential Employment Law / HR Masterclass’. 

  Learn the skills and get the knowledge you need to ensure your business is adequately protected from day 1 of the employment relationship.     

  This Employment Law / HR Masterclass will walk you through how to draft adverts, carry out the recruitment and selection process, draw up legally sound contracts of employment through to offering the correct salaries, benefits and reward systems, all aligned to your business strategy.   

 Strategic planning is vital to the success of any business, and is often one of the most vital stages missed by new or growing businesses. 


So whether you are a start up business or a business in a period of growth, this is the ideal workshop for you!   

The Masterclass will go through all of the basic fundamentals to help you ensure you have the building blocks in place to help you with that all important stage of growth.   

Topic Areas on the day will cover: 

Inclusive advertising 

Carefully drafted job descriptions 

Demystifying equality, diversity and inclusion 

Performance reviews – why have them? 

The Written Statement of Particulars – Section 4 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 – when, why and what to include? 

The contract – which clauses to include and why? 

Strategic alignment of recruitment reward and development strategies 

Employment Law Update – what is new and what is on the horizon? 

Speaker Deb Tweedy

Deb is a fully qualified HR and Employment Law Advisor. Dual qualified at Masters level in both employment law and HR, as well as being a Chartered member of the CIPD, you can rest assured the advice provided is both legally sound as well as tailored to your business needs. 

Since 2012, Deb has provided support to businesses across a variety of industries, including the care sector, legal sector, leisure, retail and professional business services. Deb provides quality, strategic HR and employment solutions to SMEs across the North East, including the drafting of bespoke policies, contracts of employment and settlement agreements, alongside day-to-day advice and support with grievances, recruitment and selection, redundancies, capability hearings etc. 

Deb takes pleasure in being able to assist SMEs in matching their policies and practices to their line of business. She enjoys establishing long-lasting relationships with her clients and watching their businesses flourish and become an employer of choice. 

You must meet the following eligibility criteria to attend this event. To check your eligbility, please register your interest and we will be in contact with you.

Eligibility Criteria:

Businesses of any stage or size that can demonstrate significant revenue growth or growth potential of at least 10%

Based in:

  • Northumberland
  • North Tyneside
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Gateshead
  • South Tyneside

The following sectors are not eligible for support:


Fishery and aquaculture



This event forms part of the Scaleup North East programme, which is delivered by RTC North and funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
This project is part-funded by the Government’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund through the North of Tyne Combined Authority and is now administered by the North East Combined Authority. The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government's Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit here.