A toolkit for managing employees

This note is a guide to Practical Law Employment materials on various aspects of managing employees.


Pay and benefits

The following toolkits can be used as a guide through key maintained content on pay and benefits, including bonuses:


Equality and family friendly rights

The EqA 2010 prohibits discrimination concerning sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age. The toolkit, Discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 ( www.practicallaw.com/8-502-3993) , contains links to Practical Law materials on the EqA 2010.

The following toolkits provide links to materials on shared parental leave and pay, pregnancy, maternity leave and pay, paternity leave and pay, adoption leave and pay, parental leave, flexible working and time off for dependants:


Sickness and incapacity

Employee sickness and injury raises a number of issues for employers and employees, including the right to sick pay and other benefits, the need for investigations and medical reports, and the impact of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination law. All of the relevant materials can be found in Toolkit, Sickness and incapacity ( www.practicallaw.com/0-507-2181) .


Discipline and performance management

The following toolkits guide users through key maintained Practical Law Employment content on handling performance and capability issues, and on disciplinary action and dismissal for misconduct:


Employee data

An individual's right to make a data subject access request to find out what information a data controller holds about them is a central tenet of data protection law. It is also a useful tool in disputes between employers and employees. The Toolkit, Data subject access requests ( www.practicallaw.com/2-540-7687) contains materials on subject access requests, including the practice notes on the legal issues and relevant standard letters.

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