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HR and employment law

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Information and guidance on recruiting and retaining staff, and managing performance. Includes advice on employment law and templates for relevant policies and procedures.

In this section

Employing people essentials

An overview of your responsibilities as an employer and the legal rights of employees, as well as key policies, model contracts and record-keeping essentials

Equity and diversity

Your responsibilities around equity and diversity

Recruitment and starting employment

Planning for and carrying out an effective recruitment process, and induction of new employees

Salaries and benefits

Ensuring your pay and benefits are lawful and fair

Developing performance, managing underperformance

Supporting, maintaining and improving performance, and nurturing talent

Flexible working and time off

Your obligations and staff entitlements around working time

Managing annual, parental and compassionate/dependants leave

Information and tools for managing annual leave, and your obligations regarding parental and compassionate leave

Sickness absence, wellbeing and stress

A guide to managing sickness absence, and information on managing stress and promoting wellbeing at work

Discipline, grievance and whistleblowing

Dealing with misconduct, and procedures for handling grievances and reports of wrongdoing

Health and safety

Ensuring the welfare of your employees

Managing organisational change

Restructuring, redundancy and TUPE regulations

Leaving employment

Resignations, exit interviews and retirement

Further information

NCVO members can access free HR, Employment, and health and safety advice through WorkNest.

Page last edited Apr 25, 2022

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