Guidance, factsheets and presentations

Here you will find a range of useful information and resources on HR issues or topics that are relevant to students' unions. This include factsheets, presentations, downloadable guides and reports, and practical toolkits. 

We're always looking to add to this free resource bank.

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Post-Brexit Immigration

*NEW* November 2020 - Webinar recording - Employment Law and the new points-based immigration system

*NEW* November 2020 - Webinar slides - Employment Law and the new points-based immigration system

Covid-19 Employer Support Guidance for Students' Unions:

*UPDATED 11TH November* Extended Job Retention Scheme Update for Students' Unions  guidance includes template letters for agreeing changes to terms and conditions with staff in order to claim under the scheme.  

*UPDATED 6TH November* Employer Support Scheme Summary 

Elected Officers Guidance:

Officers and the Employment Contract - Guidance - Updated in June 2020

International Students as Sabbatical Officers - Guidance

CEO Recruitment Guidance:

Chief Executive and General Manager Induction : A Best Practice Guide

Case study on recruiting a CEO  - New in June 2020

Employing Students Guidance:

Student Employment: A Best Practice Guide

CIPD report Zero Hours contract - Myth or Reality?

Guidance on paying students sales commission

Employment Contract guidance:

Term time contract guidance - New in June 2020

Calculating Holiday Pay Guidance:

Calculating Annual Leave for Variable Hours workers - New in June 2020

Employment Law Webinars:

DAC Beachcroft Employment Law update webinar recording 6th Feb 2020

DAC Beachcroft Employment Law webinar slides 6th Feb 2020