These toolkits have been specially designed to provide you with the essential HR regulatory knowledge and skills to effectively manage your people and become a great people manager.
Each toolkit can be bought and studied independently or they can be purchased together to be worked through as a full set.
In each toolkit you will explore:
Each full toolkit is currently half price at £45 + VAT and modules in each can be worked through individually or together for a deeper understanding of the impact of HR in management
This toolkit enables you to develop a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by HR professionals and to identify the further development you will need for this. It is suitable for a non HR manager and will allow you to identify the relevant skills and knowledge you need for a career move into the role of a HR manager or Business Partner. As a small business owner it will help you identify the skills and knowledge you will need to manage HR related activities in your business.
The Developing the Skills of a HR Manager/HR Business Partner toolkit takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Module 1 -What makes a great HR professional?
Explore what’s expected of Human Resources in organisations today. You’ll investigate how HR adds value and gain an insight into the skills, knowledge and behaviours you need as a manager to adopt good people practice.
Module 2 – Performing as an HR professional
Learn how to adopt good HR practice through project management skills and embedding critical thinking into your role.
Module 3 – The what and how of CPD
Discover continual professional development (CPD)- what it is, how it works and how important it is for both yourself as a HR individual and others within your organisation. You’ll explore how to use self-assessment techniques to identify and manage your development and career.
This toolkit introduces you to the major areas of employment legislation and the employment law system. As a line manager, or small business owner it outlines the key aspects you have to adhere to and be aware of when employing and managing people, including employment regulation, managing change & reorganisation and the lawful management of disciplinary matters.
The Employment Law for Line Managers – Managing Change and Performance toolkit takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Module 1 – Reducing headcount within the law and good practice
You’ll look at the legal requirements and good practice in relation to managing dismissals, retirement and redundancy.
Module 2 – Lawful management of change and reorganisation
Discover how to manage change and reorganisation lawfully, and how to deal with issues such as redundancy, changing contractual terms, service provision changes and differences in employee contracts.
Module 3 – Lawful management of disciplinary matters
Find out how to manage performance and disciplinary matters lawfully in the workplace. This includes your conduct as an employer or organisation, the procedures to follow and the overall legislation of employment law.
This toolkit introduces you to the major areas of employment legislation and the employment law system. You’ll find out the key aspects you have to adhere to and be aware of as a line manager or small business owner when dealing with recruitment and selection and pay and working hours. You’ll also explore the lawful treatment of employees.
The Employment Law for Line Managers- Recruitment, Pay and Retention toolkit takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Module 1 – Management of recruitment and selection
Get an insight into holding interviews and managing recruitment and selection activities lawfully. You’ll find out all you need to know to make sure you’re following the law on discrimination, contract law and cases where there has been a breach of contract.
Module 2 – Lawful management of pay and working time
You’ll look at how to manage issues relating to pay and working time lawfully. This includes understanding the laws around working time issues, family friendly rights and all the legal rights relating to pay.
Module 3 – Lawful treatment of staff
Ensure that you’re treating your team lawfully when they are at work. You’ll explore key issues surrounding:
This toolkit explores the principles and policies of reward and how you can successfully implement them for your team or within your organisation. You’ll also discover how reward impacts workforce motivation, and what you need to consider to implement appropriate reward management practice.
Understanding Reward Management toolkit takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Module 1 – The business context of reward and using reward intelligence
You’ll look at why pay and reward are important and explore the key factors contributing to the reward decisions made by organisations. You will then look at sources of information that can help you when setting pay levels and deciding on reward packages for your employees.
Module 2 – Key reward principles, policies and practices
You’ll look at the extent to which reward policies and practices might contribute to the achievement of organisational objectives through their ability to motivate your workforce.
Module 3 – Line managers and reward decisions
You’ll look at your role as a line manager in making reward decisions and what role HR has in helping support them.
People make a business, therefore effective recruitment practice and people retention is essential for all businesses. In this toolkit you’ll explore how to attract the right people to your roles by devising and implementing great recruitment strategies. You’ll then explore the most effective retention and look at how to best manage exit strategies.
Understanding How to Resource and Plan for the Future toolkit takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Module 1 – Creating a resourcing strategy
You’ll look at how to create a resourcing strategy through focusing on the organisation’s objectives, analysis of the competition within the labour market and the resources available to implement plans.
Module 2 – Managing recruitment and selection activities
You’ll look at how to effectively find the right people for the vacancies you have, looking at best practice for recruitment and selection activities, in terms of legal and ethical issues.
Module 3 – Retaining top talent
Find out how to make sure you keep your top talent, through analysing levels of turnover, the cost of turnover and retention strategies that can be put into place.