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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