Human Resources

Information/guidance on the support provided by occupational health specialists in the workplace

Information on whistleblowing from the charity, Protect

Futurelearn provides access to many free learning opportunities including the development of people management skills

The Pension Regulator sets out the responsibilities of an employer with regard to pension auto-enrolment for workers who meet eligibility criteria

ICO provides guidance on data protection and statutory responsibilities as an employer

HMRC provides information on employing people including an employment status calculator

The website provides information on statutory rights of employees and obligations of employer

Information on health and safety responsibilities for employer is provided by the Health and Safety Executive, including information on risk assessments and stress at work

The Equalities and Human Rights Commission provides information on employer statutory responsibilities with regard to equality

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development provides a source of best practice, guidance and current thinking on people management and processes

Useful Services

ACAS lays out the Code of Practice for discipline and grievance, other general guidance for employers and offers templates


This video from Law Works explains what charities should consider when taking on a new member of staff, and draws distinctions between employees, volunteers and contractors.