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Human Resources: Overview

Attracting, recruiting and employing the right people to help run a business are essential elements of management.

Not only will you have to understand what your resource requirements are, but you will also need a sound grasp of employment law and of other rules and regulations that apply when employing people.

Getting employment decisions wrong at any stage can be costly, so it is important that you have a good understanding of employee rights once a contract of employment is in place, as well as of your duties as an employer.

This section provides a brief introduction to the following key areas:

  • Contracts of employment.
  • Employer’s duties.
  • Health and safety.
  • Discrimination.
  • Termination of contract.