Employee Risk Management

An indispensable, practical and legally up-to-the minute guide to employee risk management for HR professionals and executives. Offers best-practice advice on how to protect your business reputation and reduce your legal liability.


Book Details

Dimensions 157 x 234 cm

Kogan Page

Publication date

09 Mar 2014







Edition Number


About The Author

Helen Rideout

Is a qualified barrister (non-practising) with a Master's Degree in Employment Law and Postgraduate Diplomas in Human Resource Management and Occupational Health & Safety. With 20 years' work experience in HR-related roles in the private and public sector, unionised and non-unionised environments, and large, medium and small employers, she is now MD of Savvy HR Ltd, providing consultancy services to businesses on employment risk and reputation management. Formerly a Chartered member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, she currently holds Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Specialist membership of the Institute of Risk Management.

Employee Risk Management presents a straightforward, legally-grounded process that will enable employers to identify, manage and reduce the potential threats that come with every employee – as well as with anyone else who works for the organization, including contractors, volunteers, interns and temps. It covers everything from recruitment through to the end of the employment relationship. Readers will learn how to protect against threats as diverse as: managing employee social media use, an ageing workforce, remote working risks, data security and data protection.

Online supporting resources for this book include downloadable whitepapers and a social media checklist template.