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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    Absence measurement and management

     June 2014

    Introductory guidance covering why absence from work matters, what policies need to contain, managing short term and long term absence, and the legal position. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Age and employment

     May 2014

    Introductory guidance covering the main issues surrounding age discrimination in the workplace and the law. Gives recommendations and an action plan. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Agency workers in Ireland

     September 2013

    This Irish employment law factsheet for CIPD members gives introductory guidance on the Protection of Employees (Temporary Agency Work) Act 2012 which was signed into law on 16 May 2012

     
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    Becoming a self-employed HR consultant

     November 2012

    Introductory guidance covering moving into self-employment and exploring the issues which surround it.

     
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    Board composition

     May 2014

    An introduction to company directors and the board. Looks at what a director is, the different types of director and effective board composition.

     
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    Board performance

     May 2014

    An introduction to company board performance including how to run effective board meetings, evaluate non-executive directors and report performance.

     
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    Board-level volunteering

     August 2009

    An introductory guide to volunteering as a charity trustee, school governor or member of the board of a public body such as an NHS trust.

     
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    Bonuses and incentives

     February 2014

    Introductory guidance covering the types, coverage and payment levels of bonuses and cash incentives, types of non-cash incentives, and designing and operating schemes. Includes the CIPD viewpoint.

     
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    Bribery Act 2010

     November 2012

    An introduction to the Bribery Act 2010 which came into force on 1 July 2011. It summarises the offences and guiding principles of the law and suggests actions that organisations should take.

     
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    Bullying in Ireland

     October 2012

    This Irish employment law factsheet for CIPD members gives introductory guidance on bullying in Ireland.

     
 
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