Updated to include information on trends in retaining staff.
Updated to include changes to the law on employing foreign nationals.
Onboarding has become increasingly strategic - with senior leaders playing a far more central role - according to research from the Top Employers Institute.
The law and guidance on induction, covering probationary periods, the content of the induction programme, including the implications of the Bribery Act 2010, and equal opportunities in induction.
A model induction policy, which deals with induction programme, induction checklist, responsibility for induction and review meeting.
A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to inducting new employees.
Our research examines how 122 employers approach induction for new recruits and finds that it is widely considered to be the most crucial part of an employee's training.
Our research into induction programmes finds that the skills and commitment of the individuals delivering them are a vital factor in their success.
Sky's "Get up to speed" e-learning portal has reduced the broadcaster's staff induction time by one week and improved retention and performance among new joiners. A similar solution introduced by wholesaler Spicers has helped boost sales among its distributors.