HR Knowledge Centre

HR legislation is constantly evolving. Our HR Knowledge Centre makes sure your business is prepared for every situation.

Your HR Guidance

Adverse weather and employee travel disruption

This business guide highlights some practical steps that a business can take to reduce the risk of adverse weather affecting an employee’s travel to work.

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Bring your own device

This business guide highlights the potential risks and benefits for businesses of allowing employees to use their own personal mobile devices (such as tablets, smartphones, laptops or notebook computers) for business purposes.

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Changing terms of employment

This business guide sets out the key issues a business will need to consider when changing employee's terms of employment.

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Dealing with employee grievances

This business development briefing sets out how a business should respond if an employee raises a grievance.

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Disciplinary procedure

This business guide highlights the key issues a business should consider when conducting a disciplinary procedure connected with misconduct or poor performance.

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Dismissing an employee

This business guide sets out the steps a business should follow when it is considering dismissing an employee.

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Employment status

This business guide explains the significance of the distinction between an employee, a worker and a self-employed contractor and also highlights the legal status of volunteers.

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Hiring an employee

This business guide highlights the key legal issues a business needs to consider when recruiting a new employee.

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Managing poor performance

This business guide highlights the key issues that a business should consider when dealing with poor performance. Failure to follow the correct procedures can have serious financial and commercial implications for businesses, including unlimited damages in some cases.

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Online and email risks

This business development guide highlights the risks all employees should be aware of when using email and the internet at work, sending work related emails or discussing the workplace on the internet.

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Pregnancy and maternity related discrimination

This business guide highlights the key points a business should be aware of to help avoid any pregnancy or maternity related discrimination claims.

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Providing a reference

This business guide sets out the key issues a business should consider before providing a reference for an employee or former employee.

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Redundancy - Alternative employment

This business development briefing sets out the key issues a business needs to consider when looking for alternative employment.

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Redundancy selection pools

This business guide highlights the key issues a business should consider when identifying the pool of employees from which it intends to make its selection for redundancy.

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Redundancy

This business guide summarises the key issues that a business should be aware of when dealing with a redundancy situation.

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Restrictive covenants in employment contracts

This business guide explains what restrictive covenants are, when they are likely to be enforceable and how they can be used in employment contracts to protect a business’s interests.

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Settlement agreements

This business guide sets out the key issues a business should consider before entering into a settlement agreement with an employee.

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TUPE transfers

This business guide explains when TUPE applies and sets out the different obligations a business involved in the transaction may owe under the legislation.

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Free “How to do HR” Documents

At Fairways we take HR very seriously. Managing HR can make the difference between a successful company and one mired by struggling to manage their staff effectively. We are passionate about what we do and we want to help your business. That’s why we have put together a series of handy HR documents for you to download here free of charge.

Can’t find what you’re looking for here or you need some specialist assistance?  Get in touch today to speak to one of our advisers.

There is no limit to what you can download and if you don’t see what you are looking for, just get in touch as we should be able to provide this for you.

So when you are thinking of where to go for information and HR guidance, look no further than Fairways for a wealth of valuable information including:

  • hiring an employee
  • dealing with employee grievances or the disciplinary procedure;
  • managing poor performance or dismissing an employee;
  • changing terms of employment;
  • providing references and
  • pregnancy and maternity related discrimination

There are many more themes we have available, so take a look, you won’t be disappointed as we are working with you – for you at all times.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? No problem! Get in touch with us today so that we can assist you further.