Invest Northern Ireland's Employers' Handbook outlines the legal essentials and best practice guidelines for effective staff management.
It provides guidance on the main employment procedures most commonly queried by small business employers.
The Employers' Handbook is divided into key employment themes. You can also download the guidance by its individual sections - see Employers' Handbook: section-by-section.
Editable HR documents and templates
The Handbook provides free access to sample HR forms, letters, contracts, policies, procedures and checklists on a range of topics, from recruitment, through to people management and staff exits. You can download these templates and adapt them to suit your business needs - see HR documents and templates.