New government guidance ‘Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): right to work checks’ adjusts the way employers can carry out right-to-work checks during the COVID-19 pandemic, to cater for employees working from home and/or communicating with others electronically.
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Employers who recruit non-UK workers should consider the potential impact on their business of the government’s policy statement ‘The UK's points-based immigration system: policy statement’ setting out its proposed points-based immigration system for all non-UK workers, from both within and outside the EU, due to come into force from 1 January 2021.
Case law: Employer who avoided giving true reasons for rejecting job applicant in order to be polite was guilty of age discrimination
Employers interviewing job applicants should keep comprehensive records explaining why they (accept or) reject them, and should not skirt around those reasons when communicating with applicants in an attempt to be polite, a recent legal ruling makes clear.
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Boards that lead
This title provides comprehensive, expert-led coverage of all aspects of corporate governance for public, nonprofit, and private boards. This chapter looks at board leadership and maps out what active leadership from the board should look like. Includes a section on recruiting directors who add value and a checklist for recruiting new board members.
CEO Succession planning
This title provides comprehensive, expert-led coverage of all aspects of corporate governance for public, nonprofit, and private boards. This chapter reviews the process of hiring, evaluating and occasionally removing or replacing the CEO.
Developing executive talent: best practices from global leaders
A book for human resources managers and senior executives with responsibility for employee management.
Handbook of model job descriptions
A managers' guide to constructing job descriptions.
This chapter of the Handbook looks at the process of staff recruitment including: preparing a job description; how to recruit; interviewing and other selection methods; avoiding discrimination; making a job offer; and rejecting candidates.
Acas guidanceAdvice, guidance and practical resources on a wide variety of recruitment topics for both employers and employees, produced by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, Acas. Acas is the employment relations service for England, Scotland and Wales offering practical, independent and impartial advice to employers, employees and their representatives.
Guidance to the recruitment process from advertising a position to offering someone a job without breaking discrimination law.
Acas guide for employers on recruiting staff, covering all recruitment stages from hiring a new employee up until their first day, including: essential documents required, advertising the job, sifting and selecting, completing final details and reviewing if the process was effective and non-discriminatory.
Acas advice for both employers and employees on a wide variety of recruitment topics, including recruiting an employee, social media and recruitment, references for employment and unconscious bias.
Acas useful template documents to help employers hiring staff, including: job descriptions, person specification, job application forms, equality and diversity monitoring form, written statement of employment, recruitment checklist, job offer letters, pre-employment checklist and a job induction checklist.
Acas step-by-step guide to employing a younger or ‘new to work’ employee, aimed at employers and managers. Covers recruitment, expectations and responsibilities, employment rights, supporting a younger worker and retaining a younger worker.
Workplace diversity and inclusion adapts in a time of protests
Finance professionals can boost diversity and inclusion and reduce bias by advocating for change within their organisations.
What is wrong with modern hiring
Article discusses how even though companies do more hiring than ever, the results aren't always as good as they should be, partly due to the sue of outsourcing to external recruitment consultants and the algorithms they may use.
Hiring your first employee? Here's what you should know
Article details the next step after starting your own accountancy practice - recruiting your first employee.
Helping you to recruit
ICAEW programmes and services to help ACA employers promote their firms to students.
Job portal advertising qualified accountancy roles in business, practice and the not-for-profit sector.
Why your recruitment strategy for hiring Partners is failing
An ICAEW Talk blog post by James Nathan, published in October 2013 - now hosted on the James Nathan Experience blog site.
A collaboration between employers and professional bodies to improve access to the profession for young people. The Member Resources section has a set of messages for talking to young people about a career in accountancy (requires login).
Government guidance on how to attract, recruit and retain disabled people
Government guidance on the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage for organisations who offer work experience, including placements and internships.
Government guidance on employers' responsibility to not exclude disabled people from applying for a job and reasonable adjustments they must make in the workplace.
Collection of government guidance for various recruitment and hiring topics such as child employment, employment checks, right to work and employing ex-offenders
CIPD factsheets, podcats and reports on staff recruitment, selection methods and induction processes
Government guidance on how to carry out right to work checks, why you need to do them, and which documents you can use.
Extensive Government guidance from for employers (and educators) sponsoring foreign workers (and students).
Step-by-step guidance from GOV.UK on the tax and payroll aspects of taking on a new employee, including dealing with P45s and P46s.
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