New employees


You have a duty at all times to ensure that your recruitment procedures are fair, legal and anti-discriminatory. There are four main areas of discrimination covered by legislation: Equal pay; sexual discrimination; racial discrimination; Disability. You need to be particularly careful not to discriminate in your recruitment procedures, especially when placing job advertisements. There is […]

The First Week

Your new employee has accepted your offer, and agreed to your offer of employment. They have served notice with their current employer and have turned up for their first day’s work with your organisation. What preparation should you have made? How should you use your new recruit’s first days with you? What ground do you […]

The Legal Requirements

There are all sorts of legal requirements associated with employing staff nowadays. What is a ‘written statement’? When should you issue one to your new member of staff? What other legal obligations must you fulfil? What types of contract are there? What type of contract of employment is right for you? Employment contracts Whether in […]