Factsheets

Factsheets provide introductory guidance on a range of HR, learning and development and employment law issues. They include useful links and reading lists for further research, and are updated regularly. Many include the CIPD viewpoint.
 

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Occupational pensions: a strategic overview

Introductory guidance covering issues for employers in providing occupational pensions and recent trends and changes. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

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    Evaluating learning and development

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance covering the origins and thinking on the value of learning and evaluating training and development. Highlights our research and includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Costing and benchmarking learning and development

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance covering costs and total spend on learning and development activities and the issues involved in benchmarking. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

     April 2015

    An introduction to the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.

     
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    Flexible working

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance covering various forms of flexible working, its benefits and the law. Gives advice on implementing flexible working practices, with a section on homeworking. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Zero-hours contracts

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance on zero-hours contracts including good practice pointers. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Employer brand

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance covering what employer branding is and why it matters for HR. Looks at developing a brand and how organisations benefit. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Shared parental leave

     April 2015

    This factsheet for CIPD members provides an introductory overview of the new shared parental leave system and includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Dismissal

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance covering wrongful, unfair and constructive dismissal, including automatically unfair reasons and how fairness is judged. Also covers the qualifying conditions for bringing claims, and compensation. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Helping people learn

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance covering what helping people to learn means in a workplace context, evolving theories on supporting learning, strategic and practical issues in helping people learn and assessing effectiveness. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Maternity, paternity and adoption rights

     April 2015

    Introductory guidance covering the most important maternity rights, paternity rights and rights for those who adopt a child, with guidance for employers. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
 
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