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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Shared parental leave

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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    Shared parental leave

     October 2014

    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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    Pandemic advice for employers

     October 2014

    Introductory guidance covering what a pandemic is, how employers should respond to the threat, and the advice to give to employees about Ebola. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Employing overseas workers

     October 2014

    Introductory guidance covering the law, employers' responsibilities, recruitment issues and offering advice for employers considering employing migrant workers. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Employment law developments in 2013 and 2014

     October 2014

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

     
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    Disclosure and Barring Service

     October 2014

    This member-only factsheet provides an overview of the Disclosure and Barring Service and highlights some action points for employers.

     
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    Zero-hours contracts

     October 2014

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

     
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    Dismissal law in Ireland

     October 2014

    This Irish employment law factsheet for CIPD members gives introductory guidance on dismissal law.

     
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    Whistleblowing

     October 2014

    Introductory guidance covering what 'blowing the whistle' is, the legal position, what a policy should contain and advice on implementing it. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Data protection

     September 2014

    Introductory guidance covering the legal background to data protection, what it means for employers and giving a checklist for action. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    E-learning

     September 2014

    Introductory guidance covering the scope and types of e-learning, its benefits and drawbacks, and the findings of our research and surveys into recent trends. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
 
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