Tag: Protecting People

Recruitment and selection

Recruitment, selection and training Recruitment is the process of identifying that the organisation needs to employ someone up to the point at which application forms for the post have arrived at the organisation....

Trades unions

Trade unions are organisations formed, financed and run by their members in their own interests, and several have existed for over a hundred years. There are many unions, covering a wide range...

Employer/employee relations

Employer/employee relations refer to the communication that takes place between representatives of employees and employers. Much of the employee relations involve employees and employers working together. Indeed, part of the aim of...

Employer-employee relations

Employers and employees need to have some system for communicating their views and requirements to each other. Employee-employer relations take place at two main levels: 1. Individual relationships 2. Collective relationships. An individuals relationship is...

UNISON and unions’ wider role

UNISON works with both employers and employees to ensure that public service workers receive a fair deal. A big advantage for any worker represented by UNISON is that, like many other unions,...

Rights of employees and employers

Disputes between employers and employees (and/or their representatives) usually occur when all the available channels of discussion and negotiation have been tried. Reasons for disputes are usually very complicated, and one needs...

Conflict at work

Disputes between employers and employees (and/or their representatives) usually occur when all the available channels of discussion and negotiation have been tried. Reasons for disputes are usually very complicated, and one needs...

Rights and responsibilities of employers and employees

Employers and employees have responsibilities to each other, they should also expect their rights to be upheld. These rights and responsibilities relate to areas such as Health and Safety, the provision of...

Trade unions

Trade unions are organisations formed, financed and run by their members in their own interests, and several have existed for over a hundred years. There are many unions, covering a wide range...

Transfers and termination of employment

The Human Resources Department of an organisation typically oversees the transfer of employees within an organisation, as well as the end (termination) of their contract of employment with that company. Good human resource...

Employment legislation

Over time a body of law or legislation has developed governing employer/employee relations and the rights of employees and employers in the workplace. The Employment Rights Act Subsequently amended by the Employment Relations Acts...

Employer employee relations

Employers and employees need to have some system for communicating their views and requirements to each other. Employee-employer relations take place at two main levels: 1. Individual relationships 2. Collective relationships. An individuals relationship is...

Trade associations at work

 Introduction This case study covers the role played by Trade Associations in the UK economy. It draws on examples from four contrasting industrial and service sectors: travel, financial services, electrical contracting and road...

Organisations and unions

UNISON Formed in 1993 when three public sector unions joined together, UNISON is the UK's largest union. The merger created a stronger union voice to work collectively to preserve employees' rights for union...

Acas and effective workplaces

Introduction As markets become increasingly competitive it is essential that employers and employees have a good working relationship and are pulling in the same direction. The employmentrelationship can have a major effect on productivity and...
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