Our new HR, employment law and learning and development products will bring you up to speed with key issues in the modern workplace. They’re full of practical human resources tips and robust guidance.
New HR and Employment Products!
What keeps managers and HR professional awake at night? Recruitment? Retaining the right talent? Employee engagement? Redundancy? Employment Tribunals?
There are never enough hours in the day to get things done.
Do you want a library of compliant, practical and easy to use HR products but don’t know where to start?
We can help. Our suite of HR and employment law products is constantly changing and being updated. Our products evolve from the work that we do and we regularly review and update our work so that you can stay up-to-date more easily – at cost-effective prices.
Build Your Dream Team
In Business you are who you recruit
If you only recruit “Paretos” (the 20% of employees, you spend 80% of your time managing) you will lose to the competition. If you recruit average performers you will do OK but it will always be an effort. You won’t fly. But if you recruit an A team you’ll have what you need to make your business dreams come true.
In her latest book, Russell HR Consulting Managing Director, Kate Russell, explains how she has researched and brought together some of the most effective processes for sourcing, attracting and recruiting talent. Recruiting the right staff into your team is the most important responsibility of any manager. Fewer than 50% of UK firms do not have a formal recruitment strategy and only one in eight managers have been trained on interviewing and hiring process. With more than four in five employers struggling to attract the right talent, the advice in ‘Build Your Dream Team’ is aimed at SMEs, taking the best practice from the greatest employers and showing how implementing recruitment process in your business will pay huge dividends.
Here are the chapter headings:
- Chapter 1 – Employer branding
- Chapter 2 – Where to find talent
- Chapter 3 – Benefits
- Chapter 4 – The ideal employee
- Chapter 5 – Attracting talented candidates
- Chapter 6 – Assess applications efficiently
- Chapter 7 – Different talent pools
- Chapter 8 – Recruitment case studies
- Chapter 9 – On-boarding
- Further reading and resources
- Free download
“Great give-aways! Ideas for recruiting effectively, where to look for candidates, the idea that the company brand is not what you say or don't say it is but what your employees and more important candidates say it is when you are not there. There are really practical ideas and guidance for SMEs in ‘Build Your Dream Team’. The quality and depth of the information gives the reader plenty of bang for their buck. - Kriss Akabusi MBE, Chief Energising Officer, Manifesting Magical Moments.
Employment Law HR eBook - A Year of HR Tips
A year of HR tips… or “why reinvent the wheel?” – EBook
Influenced by whatever we were working on that week, this booklet provides a year of weekly HR tips. Some of the things we considered...
- Dealing with redundancy pay and reduced hours
- Gruesome grievances
- Fun at work
- Issues surrounding flexible working
- Standing up for your health
- Creative recruitment
- Non-renewal of fixed term contracts And there were many more.
This book will give you some advice, ideas, food for thought, wry amusement and practical hints.
Click the buy now button to get useful tips on everything HR related. Why re-invent the wheel?
Information Security Management Principles
If you’re looking for a comprehensive insight into the most effective ways to keep your commercial, personal and sensitive information safe and secure, then this is the book for you. In today’s technology-driven environment, there is an ever-increasing demand for information to be easily accessible in the office, at home and in public places and a fine line has to be struck between ensuring accessibility whilst maintaining security of sensitive information. Now in its second edition, this book also focuses on security of cloud-based resources and is recommended for any business and IT professionals wishing to gain a greater insight and understanding into information security and developing the necessary skills to identify potential threats and protect against them.
- Gain a better understanding of information threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures
- Manage potential risks caused by ‘hyper-connectivity
- Learn best practice from experienced and knowledgeable authors
- Includes security of cloud-based resources
- Supports BCS Certification in IS Management Principles
About the Authors:
The authors have a wealth of experience in information security and have been instrumental in shaping policy and implementing best practice in their relative fields. Their combined expertise is spread across a wide range of public and private sectors including the Home Office, GCHQ, RAF, Ministry of Defence, British Airways and M&S.
Editor: Andy Taylor
Recorded live webinar: Dealing with grievances – May 2017
There is a legal right to raise a grievance and they come in all sorts of guises. Regrettably, there are a small but significant number of nuisance grievances and you can waste an awful lot of time dealing with them. This webinar provides an insight into dealing effectively with grievances using both informal and formal techniques.
Grievances aren’t always easy to deal with. Recorded in May 2017, this webinar covers the key aspects of how to deal with grievances and includes the following:
- What is a grievance
- Dealing with grievances informally
- The formal process
- Grievance outcome – communicating the outcome of the grievance effectively, including the right of appeal
- Grievance as whistleblowing
- Dealing robustly with nuisance grievances or raised in retaliation for discipline discussions
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Recorded live webinar: Employment Law Update Recorded January 2017
Our HR update included a review of the following:
- Trade Union Act 2016
- Immigration Act 2016
- Taxation of termination and PILON payments
- The Trade Union Bill
- Salary sacrifice schemes
- Apprenticeship levy
- Gender pay reporting
- Some interesting cases
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Recorded live webinar: Time Off for Dependants - March 2017
All employees (regardless of their length of service) have the right to take a ‘reasonable’ amount of unpaid time off work without notice to deal with particular unexpected emergencies affecting their dependants.
It’s not always an easy area to manage. Recorded in March 2017, this webinar covers the key aspects of time off for dependants and includes the following:
- What is a dependant?
- What circumstances are covered?
- How much time is “reasonable” time off?
- The process for requesting time off
- What if the employee is taking emergency time off on a regular basis?
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