Invest Northern Ireland Employers' Handbook

Employers' Handbook: section-by-section


The Invest Northern Ireland Employers' Handbook is your guide to employment law and good business practice. The guidance is available to download by its individual sections.

Please note: There have been changes to the right to work checks and the minimum wage thresholds. To ensure you are following the latest guidance on these areas please see:

The templates included in the appendices of each section of the Employers' Handbook are available to download and adapt for your business use - see HR documents and templates.

The basics

Managing leave

Managing performance

Managing conflict, absence and staff welfare


Labour Relations Agency's advice and guidance for employers.