Company Directors and Employment Law

Exploring the relationship between directors and employment law

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Course Overview

During this 30-minute session, barrister and lecturer Alastair Hodge will examine the interrelationship between company directors and modern-day employment law.

This session has been designed to provide viewers with an overview of some of the areas which might crop up in practise and offers a starting point should further research be required.

Alastair will tackle the tricky question of whether of not a director is employed and, if they are, will go on to explore some of the terms which may be contained within a director’s service contract.

Consideration will be given to both the employment law related duties governed by a director’s contract of employment and the additional statutory duties that they owe to the company for whom they are engaged.

Alastair will also look at the circumstances in which a director’s term of office comes to an end and how this interrelated with their status as an employee of the company. Finally, the implications for directors under TUPE will be discussed.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of the relationship between directors and employment law and be aware of some of the issues which this relationship can present including whether a director is employed by a company, their duties and service contract

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for paralegals, trainees and qualified employment practitioners.


About Instructor - Alastair Hodge

Alastair is a practising barrister at 5 Essex Court who specialises in all aspects of Employment & Education Law. Called in 1997, Alastair is also a Senior Advocacy Trainer for the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and has spent many years teaching students, pupils, junior practitioners and QC's the art of advocacy, both nationally and internationally. In 2014 he was appointed a Master of the Bench and in 2016 was appointed an Honorary Professor at Nottingham Law School. He is also an experienced after dinner speaker, comedian and mimic, and is renowned for his entertaining presentational style.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinar

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    9 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 60