Human resource is the foundation of any business. It has to be managed in terms of getting efficient results. This unit focuses on all such activities that have their impact on the practices of Strategic Human Resource management. The Report initiates with the discussion of the HRM model proposed by Guest. The implications of the strategic approach to HRM on line managers and employees have also been discussed. The unit continues with the description of flexibility at the workplace and various practices of flexibility that help the employees to manage work life balance. Further, it focuses on the role of HR in managing the diversity and implementing the approaches of equal opportunities in the organisation. Last section of the report argues about the health and safety legislation in UK and their impact on the HR practices.