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Posted on 21 June 2023 by Global Connections

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Recruitment: an overview

The recruitment process involves working through a series of stages: defining the role, attracting applications, managing the application and selection process, and making the appointment. This helpful factsheet from CIPD covers all these areas.

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Free templates

A range of downloadable documents from Acas, to help in all aspects of HR: example letters, forms, policies and documents for employers and HR managers to download and adapt for their own organisation.

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Job Ads - what not to say

The biggest danger employers face when drafting job adverts is falling foul of discrimination law. What can you say and what can’t you say? Advice from WorkNest.

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You Can't Ask That!

In the UK, discrimination laws generally mean that it is illegal to ask questions that reveal information about someone’s personal life which could lead to their discrimination on the basis of some specified attributes. Make sure you're in the know...

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Five tips for finding and retaining volunteers

Make the most of advertising your volunteer opportunities to find the right people, and  have the best support mechanisms in place to ensure their experience is positive and successful.

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Minimum wage: internships

UK Government guidance on the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage for organisations who offer work experience, including placements and internships. Treat your people well and don't fall foul of the law.

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Involving volunteers

A huge 'bank' of practical and step-by-step guidance from the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) to help you manage volunteers and the process of volunteering well.

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Volunteers and the law

Volunteers have fewer rights and less legal protection than paid staff, because relevant legislation – such as the Equality Act 2010 - does not apply to volunteers. But that doesn't mean they don't have any rights.

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Leadership development and human resources

Designed to help build healthy people, leaders and teams in mission - use and adapt the resources on this site to meet your specific needs.

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