Discover the latest commentary and advice on the HR issues facing all employers in the UK, from contracts and job offers, through to maternity leave, pension contributions, redundancy and tribunals.
The Employer's Handbook 2016-17 has established itself as a source of reliable, unambiguous guidance for all small- to medium-sized employers in the UK, clearly identifying the legal essentials and best-practice guidelines for effective people management. The book is a comprehensive source of hands-on advice on the increasingly complex legal framework now governing UK employment law, including guidelines on age discrimination legislation and the latest employment tribunal procedures. Coverage includes recruitment, contracts, benefits, performance management, maternity and paternity rights, personnel records and data protection, terminating employment, and ensuring the health, safety and welfare of employees and pension obligations. It also provides access to a unique set of downloadable templates, forms and policy documents for dealing with key employment issues.
Barry Cushway is an independent HR consultant and Personnel Adviser to the Institute of Directors. With over 30 years' HR and employment law experience, he has previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hay and MSL. He is the author of several other titles, including The Handbook of Model Job Descriptions and Human Resource Management, both published by Kogan Page. He is a fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.