Administer Human Resource records

This module identifies the role of the Human Resource (HR) function, types of records you are likely to find within a business and how they are managed.

This module supports unit BUS30.

What is HR data?

Types of HR data

What is HR data?

HR data generally covers all data held by a company about their employees, from recruitment stage onwards.


Which of these is NOT generally considered HR data?

  • An employee's contract of employment
  • A copy of an employee's appraisal
  • Details of the company's sales for last month
  • Information of salaries paid by the company

Why is HR data kept?

Why is HR data kept?

All companies have a legal requirement to keep certain information about their employees. 

Visit the following link for some useful information:

https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/staff-records-you-must-and-should-keep