eLearning

We are Northern Ireland’s market-leading provider of compliance eLearning training with a dedicated legal team behind every course we produce. With over 750,000 hours of training and course content delivered, more than 200,000 employees across the island of Ireland have now benefited from our services. We support over 1,250 public, private and third-sector organisations with a 100% success rate in the organisations where we have delivered training. Over 56,000 total hours of R&D and course development have been invested in ensuring that organisations including Lagan Specialist Contracting, Ulster Independent Clinic, Firmus Energy, Danske Bank and Choice Housing Association, can be assured of compliance, reduced risk of fines and reputational damage, all at remarkably low costs. Do you have staff based outside of Northern Ireland? Legal Island is happy to confirm that we also have jurisdiction-specific courses suitable for your staff members based in the Republic of Ireland, as well as GB.

e-Learning
Social Media in the Workplace
The use of social media provides employees with the opportunity to stumble into a great deal of hot water by sharing and commenting on inappropriate posts and links. With the continual advent of new forms of social media, employers need to stay on top of their game to try to prevent misuse of social media by employees. Legal Island’s Social Media in the Workplace eLearning course will help employees understand how the misuse of social media can impact them and their employers, sharing practical examples and useful tips on how to use social media responsibly.
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Diversity & Inclusion - The Importance of Conscious Inclusion

Whats Covered

What diversity and inclusion is

The law relating to diversity and inclusion 

The importance of inclusion

How to work in a positive and inclusive manner

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Top employment lawyers advise it is essential to provide all staff with diversity and inclusion training on, or shortly after starting employment.

Legal Island’s Diversity & Inclusion - The Importance of Conscious Inclusion eLearning course will help your staff understand the importance of inclusive behaviour in the workplace and the value it brings to both your staff and your organisation. This course is tailored specifically to Northern Ireland law and provides comprehensive compliance training for all employees within your organisation.

HR Toolkit

Whats Covered

Recruitment in the Modern Workplace

Managing Performance

Tackling Sensitive Workplace Conversations

Dealing with Difficult People

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HR professionals are currently facing more challenges than at any other time in history. A global health crisis, a move to hybrid and remote ways of working, and an economic downturn are just a few of the issues keeping HR professionals busy.

Legal Island has created an HR Toolkit that aims to provide comprehensive training to assist HR professionals in Northern Ireland, in supporting line managers and employees throughout the employee journey. The suite of courses will offer practical advice to assist you in updating your processes and procedures and help you understand your legal obligations.

Workplace Bullying

Whats Covered

What is (and what is not) bullying at work

What is harassment at work

What are the effects of bullying at work

How to prevent bullying at work

What employees should do if they are concerned about bullying in their workplace

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It is vital that all employees have an understanding of what bullying is and how to address it. Employers should provide workplace bullying training to all staff on commencement, together with regular refresher updates throughout their employment.

Legal Island has created a 45-minute eLearning course, specifically for all employees in Northern Ireland, to enable your organisation to help to raise awareness of bullying and harassment in the workplace and explain what to do if employees are concerned.

Dealing with Anxiety when Returning to Work

Whats Covered

What anxiety is

What causes anxiety

Why employees may feel anxious about returning to work 

The warning signs to look out for

Tips to help employees return to work and remain healthy in the workplace

How to support colleagues

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As COVID-19 restrictions ease and workplaces open back up across Northern Ireland, it is more important than ever that your staff are equipped to deal with the feelings of anxiety that this change may bring.

Legal Island has created a 45-minute eLearning course to support your employees when returning to work, whether from furlough or returning to the workplace after working from home.

Employee Wellbeing Toolkit

Whats Covered

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Coping with Fatigue

Menopause

Suicide Awareness

Musculoskeletal Health

Managing Stress

Building Resilience

Bereavement

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Good mental health and wellbeing practices in the workplace are essential for us all. With an estimated 70 million work days lost each year to poor mental health, good practices can provide not only a productive but a safe workplace for everyone.

Legal Island’s Employee Wellbeing eLearning Toolkit created in partnership with Business in the Community NI (BITCNI), provides comprehensive training for all Northern Ireland-based employees, ensuring staff are aware of the importance of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. The toolkit is designed to enable all-staff training for organisations, with 8 key mental health and wellbeing topic areas to choose from.

Protecting Yourself when Home Working

Whats Covered

The importance of health and safety when working from home

Your responsibilities under health and safety law 

How to protect your physical health while home working

How to protect your mental health while home working

How to work together to protect each other

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There are many benefits to working from home, including reduced travel time, more flexible working patterns, and higher levels of productivity. These benefits have brought remote working to the forefront of working life, with many employees in Northern Ireland now working from home on a permanent basis. However, home working can also present a number of health and safety risks and it's important for employees to know how to protect themselves from injury and ill health when working from home.

The purpose of this course is to provide all employees in your organisation with an overview of how to protect their physical and mental health whilst home working.

Managing and Motivating Remote Workers

Whats Covered

What a remote worker and hybrid team is

The benefits and challenges of being a remote worker

The challenges of managing a remote team

How to manage a remote worker to optimise performance

Techniques to motivate and engage remote workers

How to protect your own mental health and wellbeing when managing remote workers

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While continuing to navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic, as organisations and employees consider transitioning office-based workers to a new remote working option permanently, it is necessary that managers are trained to optimise team performance. They also need to protect the wellbeing of each team member, whether they all work remotely, or some are based in the office and are part of a hybrid team.

Legal Island has created an eLearning course in partnership with Think People Consulting that will provide managers of remote workers in Northern Ireland with the tools to manage and motivate their teams, optimise performance, and achieve organisational goals.

Managing your Team’s Health and Wellbeing

Whats Covered

What is meant by health and wellbeing

Why managing your team's health and wellbeing is important

Some causes of health and wellbeing problems

How managers can support their team

How to spot the signs of health and wellbeing issues

What to do if a member of your team is struggling

How to prepare for a sensitive conversation

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This course was designed to highlight the importance of managing a team's health and wellbeing and to equip managers with the confidence and skills to manage situations sensitively and effectively.

Legal Island’s Managing your Team’s Health and Wellbeing eLearning course is tailored specifically to Northern Ireland law and will provide your employees with comprehensive training on wellbeing practices in the workplace.

Protecting Data in a Hybrid World

Whats Covered

Why protecting data is important

The law relating to data protection

How to protect data in a hybrid world 

How to protect against a cyber attack

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If you have staff within your organisation who work between the office and home, it is crucial that they understand their responsibilities and obligations under data protection law. This means that they are better equipped to protect your organisation against a cyber attack.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) advises it is good practice to provide all staff with data protection training on or shortly after starting employment.

Legal Island’s Protecting Data in a Hybrid World eLearning course is tailored specifically to provide all your employees with comprehensive training and you with an evidence trail for the ICO, should a data breach occur.

Protecting Data when Home Working

Whats Covered

Why data protection is important

The law relating to data protection

What is cyber security

How to protect your organisation from a cyber attack

What to do if you discover a data breach

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With more organisations now adopting remote working, what are you doing to protect your employees, customers and reputation? Compliance around data and data protection for remote workers is very important. This is why we created a 30-minute course to protect you and your organisation.

Data breaches are often accidental and the result of staff carelessness. The fear and panic surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) have produced a perfect ‘high stress’ environment for cybercriminals.

Cyber Security in the Workplace

Whats Covered

What is cyber security?

Types of threats

Impact of a cyber attack

How to protect yourself and your organisation

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It is vital that your employees understand the importance of cyber security and the dangers that may be present in your workplace.

Legal Island’s Cyber Security in the Workplace eLearning course is tailored specifically to Northern Ireland law and provides comprehensive compliance training for all employees on cyber security practices in the workplace.

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Whats Covered

What is unconscious bias

The different types of unconscious bias

The impact of unconscious bias

Avoiding unconscious bias in the workplace

How to recognise your unconscious bias

How to reduce unconscious bias

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With the value of diversity and inclusion as important as ever, it is vital that employees have an understanding of how unconscious bias can impact on their workplace and the organisation. We all have biases, many of them unconscious. Dealing with these biases starts with making the unconscious conscious.

Legal Island’s Unconscious Bias in the Workplace eLearning course provides comprehensive training for all Northern Ireland-based employees, ensuring awareness of good practice in reducing unconscious bias in the workplace.

Whistleblowing Awareness in the Workplace

Whats Covered

What a whistleblower is

The law relating to whistleblowing

The difference between a grievance and a qualified disclosure 

How to make a qualified disclosure 

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It is important that your employees have an understanding of the importance of whistleblowing awareness in the workplace and the legislation that exists to protect both employees and employers when people speak up against wrongdoing in the workplace.

Legal Island’s Whistleblowing Awareness in the Workplace eLearning course is tailored specifically to Northern Ireland law and is designed to complement an organisations own policies.

Workplace Health & Safety

Whats Covered

Workplace stress

Fire safety

Hazardous substances

Manual handling

Slips/trips/falls

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Health and safety legislation places certain legal duties on employers and employees to ensure a good standard of health and safety in the workplace.

Legal Island’s Workplace Health & Safety eLearning course is tailored specifically to Northern Ireland law and to provide your employees with comprehensive training on health and safety practices in the workplace.