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Welcome to the Resource Hub

This is where we share our expertise to help you manage your people.

Click on a topic heading to go to a toolkit of articles, FAQs, tips, fact sheets and HR Guides.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

This section contains articles, guides and helpful information related to helping you manage COVID-19 in the workplace, including key information on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough).

You can also find here the Government’s guidance documents and step by step guides.

Employment Law, Policies & Practices

Essential knowledge and updates on employment legislation, HR Policies, and practical guidance on managing your people. 

View the Employment Law changes effective from April 2020 here.

Essential Employment Documentation

Contracts of Employment, Contractors Agreements, Staff Handbook and Policies & Procedures are essential documents in your business.

These documents form the basis of the employment relationship and are an effective part of managing your staff.

Recruitment, Selection and Induction

Establishing a good recruitment process, with clear job descriptions will result in you hiring the right person for your business. 

An effective induction process will enable your new member of staff to feel valued and welcome.


Managing Sickness and Sick Pay

Managing sickness absence can be tricky. This section offers advice on managing unsatisfactory sickness absence and disability related absence.

It also covers Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) and Contractual Sick Pay.

Managing Conflict

It is inevitable that difficulties may arise at some point during the employment relationship.

This section explores disciplinaries, grievances, dismissals and tribunals.

Holiday, Holiday Pay and other Absence

All workers are legally entitled to holidays. 

It is important that you comply with managing & calculating holiday and holiday pay & other absence from work, such as due to bad weather, bereavement and emergencies involving dependents.

Working Hours and Flexible Working

As an employer, you must comply with the Working Time Regulations. 

Flexible working can be a benefit for your staff and your business. Understand how to handle Flexible Working requests.

Managing Change: Restructure and Redundancies

Managing planned or unplanned change in the workplace can be complex and unsettling for all concerned. Major business restructures can result in redundancies and it is vital you know how to correctly manage the redundancy process.

Health and Wellbeing

Health refers to both a person’s physical (body) and mental (mind) fitness.

Wellbeing is how people feel and function on an individual and social level, inc. their lives, jobs, and relationships with the people around them.

Maternity, Paternity and Adoption

Most pregnant employees are entitled to maternity leave and maternity pay.  New fathers are entitled to paternity leave and paternity pay. Those that chose to adopt are entitled to adoption leave and pay.


Discrimination is covered by the Equality Act 2010. 

Illegal discrimination will lead to low workplace morale, grievances and potentially costly legal action.