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Managing employees/workers

New and updated

  • Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Discrimination law - the basics: protected characteristics

    A line manager briefing that explains the nine characteristics that are protected from unlawful discrimination, known as "protected characteristics".

  • Date:
    25 May 2021
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Five potential HR holiday dilemmas this summer

    As restrictions on international travel ease, we highlight five potential annual leave issues that employers could face this summer and explain how HR professionals can tackle them.

  • Type:
    How to

    How to deal with time off for trade union representatives

    Practical guidance on dealing with time off for trade union representatives, including guidance on the right to time off for trade union members for union activities.

  • Type:
    Policies and documents

    Policy on requesting flexible working

    Updated to include hybrid working as a type of flexible working that can be requested and refer to a separate policy on hybrid working.

  • Date:
    19 May 2021
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Pregnancy loss: Supporting employees affected by termination for medical reasons

    Pregnancy loss charities have welcomed recent initiatives by some employers to offer paid time off to employees affected by miscarriage or stillbirth. One form of pregnancy loss that is rarely talked about, however, is termination for medical reasons. Jane Fisher takes us through the specific difficulties that can arise and how employers can help.

  • Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Interviewing job candidates

    Enhanced with the addition of practical guidance on the skills needed to prepare for and conduct effective interviews, and with updated guidance on avoiding the risk of discrimination and unconscious bias during the interview process.

  • Date:
    12 May 2021
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Podcast: Hybrid working - a case study

    How should HR implement hybrid working effectively? We talk to housing provider and XpertHR customer Orbit about how it has implemented its "WorkSmart" programme for 850 employees, and how it plans to continue this beyond the pandemic.

  • Type:
    Policies and documents

    Hybrid working policy

    A model policy to set out your organisation's approach to hybrid/blended working, when moving to this way of working.

  • Type:
    Policies and documents

    Employee survey on proposed move to hybrid working model

    A model employee survey to gauge your staff's attitude to, and appetite for, a move to the hybrid/blended working model.

  • Date:
    6 May 2021
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Maternity leave and pay: XpertHR survey 2021

    Our research finds that although a majority of organisations enhance maternity pay above the statutory provision, they take a wide range of approaches in doing so.

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