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Employment relations A-Z guides

All Employment relations A-Z guides

Job analysis

Job analysis is the process of analysing the content, purpose and outputs required by a job holder, as well as where the job fits into the organisation’s structure. The analysis should form the basis of a job description and person specifica... Continue reading


What is Secondment? Put simply, a secondment is the temporary loan of an employee. This covers a number of possible scenarios: Intra-company secondment: This is where an employee is asked to work in a different department for a set period... Continue reading


TUPE covers the transfer of employment of all or part of a business when it changes owner. TUPE regulations protect 2 different types of transfer.  These are business transfers and service provision changes. TUPE regulations apply to all em... Continue reading

Succession planning

Succession planning is a tool used by proactive companies to identify and utilise future potential from within the existing workforce. Through the appraisal process, or discussions with employees an organisation can identify those with future pot... Continue reading

Employment tribunals

Employment Tribunals are an independent judicial body which look to resolve disputes between employers and employees regarding employment rights.  Employment Tribunals also have powers to hear claims from potential employees where discriminat... Continue reading

Employment contract

An employment contract is an agreement entered into between an employer and an employee at the commencement of the period of employment and stating the exact nature of their business relationship, specifically what compensation the employee will r... Continue reading

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