irs Best Practice in HR Handbook

1st Edition

Editors: Neil Rankin
Paperback ISBN: 9780754521822
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 15th November 2003


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This handbook provides HR professionals with a comprehensive desktop reference guide to best practice.

It draws on new and exciting IRS research, surveys and case studies and has been written in a practical way making full use of checklists and examples.

Providing best-practice guidelines from named organizations, this new handbook is designed to show you how to approach a wide range of HR and related areas.

The handbook also gives you compliance material in an easy-to-use format, clarifying what the law requires.

Key Features

  • Provides best practice across a broad range of organizations

  • Includes compliance material in an easy to use format

  • Practical examples utilising case-studies and checklists


HR Professionals & Consultants;CEO's of SME companies.

Table of Contents

  1. Filing your vacancies
  2. Cost-effective selection
  3. Using electronic media effectively
  4. Checking candidates’ backgrounds
  5. Induction, training and development
  6. Pay, benefits and other terms and conditions
  7. Retaining the best staff
  8. Employee involvement and representation
  9. Equal opportunities and diversity
  10. Managing performance – part one
  11. Managing performance – part two
  12. Attendance and absence
  13. Redundancy and transfers
  14. The methods that IRS uses to obtain its findings about best practice


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About the Editor

Neil Rankin