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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Helping people learn

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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    Equality Act 2010

     April 2014

    This member-only factsheet gives an introductory overview of the Equality Act 2010 and provides some action points for employers. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013

     April 2014

    Introductory guidance on the employment provisions of the Act with dates for when they are being implemented. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Flexible working

     April 2014

    Introductory guidance covering various forms of flexible working, its benefits and the law. Gives advice for implementation, with special mention of homeworking and teleworking. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Recruitment: an overview

     April 2014

    Introductory guidance covering the main stages in the recruitment process. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Maternity, paternity and adoption rights

     April 2014

    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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    Dismissal

     April 2014

    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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    Employment law developments in 2013 and 2014

     April 2014

    Summarises the major employment law developments and expected changes, and gives links for keeping up-to-date.

     
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    Organisation development

     April 2014

    Introductory guidance covering definitions and a brief history of organisation development. Discusses the link between OD and human resource management. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Employment tribunals

     March 2014

    Introductory guidance covering the role of employment tribunals, how a claim is made and progressed and the means of settling claims via Acas or settlement agreements. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Redundancy

     March 2014

    Introductory guidance covering handling redundancy, the legal aspects and good practice. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
 
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