Wed 24 July 2024
6:00PM – 8:00PM



The Go Succeed Start team hosts this online workshop; Employing Your First Employee – Legal Considerations.

There are many things to consider before taking the big step of employing your first member of staff. When the time comes, you will want to ensure that you give yourself the best chance of finding the best candidate for the role. You will also want to make sure that you are legally compliant and don’t fall foul of employment law. After this workshop you will be better equipped with the information you need as you embark on the journey of employing your first employee.

This online workshop will cover:-

  • Is employment the right thing?
  • Legal considerations around advertising a role
  • Recruitment and selection procedures
  • Making an offer of employment
  • Contract of employment
  • HR policies
  • Induction
  • Probationary period


“It was excellent. Thank you very much!”, Business Owner

This Go Succeed workshop is open to all individuals in the early stages of their business, throughout Northern Ireland, and is facilitated by Enterprise Northern Ireland.


About the Presenter

Mark Mason is the owner and director of Mark Mason Employment Law – a consultancy practice based in Mallusk, advising employers across a wide range of sectors on all aspects of employment law.

As well as providing advice on employment law, Mark enjoys helping employers ensure their contracts of employment and HR policies are up to date, as well as delivering training to better equip business owners and managers to navigate the tricky waters of employment law.


Registration instructions: This event is free for individuals and will be hosted online via MS Teams.  Please note, your email confirmation, Live Stream link and access code will come from, please add this to your list of trusted accounts to prevent information landing in your junk folder.

This workshop is brought to you as part of Go Succeed NI.  Go Succeed represents a significant investment in local entrepreneurs and businesses, funded by the UK Government and powered by the UK Levelling Up Fund.