What is an HR audit?
A human resources audit is a way of reviewing current policies, procedures, documentation and systems, and outlining areas that need improvement or updating to remain compliant with employment legislation and the most recent rules and regulations and should be carried out on a regular basis.
How to conduct an HR audit
Before you begin any kind of review, you should be aware of what it is you want to achieve. Think about the reasons why you are doing it, as well as the scope of the audit, will you be looking at one department, or the whole business? What is important to you and what do you want to measure?
Compliance - Is your documentation up to date with current employment law?
Best practice - are your procedures following best practice as outlined by the HSE?
Strategy - How well do your processes and procedures align with your strategic plan?
Functions: How is each area of HR performing within your business. This could be areas such as:
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