Key Concepts in Human Resources Management is an essential guide to the theories and issues that define the field - from the critical debates to the more practical considerations that every student should be aware of.52 short entries will serve to orientate the student round the need-to-know essentials. Entries will include Employment Tribunals, Benefits, Corporate Social Responsibility, Discipline and Grievance, Control, Employee relations, Incentive schemes, Motivation, Organizational culture, Strategic HRM, Victimisation.A range of relevant HR applications will be given for each term.A selection of recommended readings are suggested for each entry.

Statutory Bodies (ACAS; Central Arbitration Committee (CAC); Employment Tribunals; Health and Safety Executive (HSE); Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC); Low Pay Commission)

Statutory bodies (ACAS; Central Arbitration Committee (CAC); Employment Tribunals; Health and Safety Executive (HSE); Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC); Low Pay Commission)

The term statutory body means an agency established in law and intended to have a significant degree of influence over matters pertaining to its sphere of influence. Another term used to describe such bodies is non-departmental public body (NDPB). In practice these are bodies established by the UK parliament but in such a way that they operate at arm's length from the government of the day and ministers.

1. The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

This is an independent body charged ...

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