Employment law - Policies




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Leaves of absence policyIn addition to annual leave, sickness absence and the various statutory rights to time off (for example, maternity leave, parental leave, paternity leave, time off for dependants, etc.), employees might ask to take time off wo... Read more
UPDATED02 Oct 2019
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Pool car policyIf you provide pool cars that your staff can ask to use when they need to carry out business-related journeys, it's important to have a policy in place covering the provision and use of your pool cars.What are pool cars?A pool car is es... Read more
UPDATED10 Sep 2019
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Holidays policyWorkers have a statutory right to a minimum of 5.6 weeks' (28 days') paid leave per annum. Whilst you'd think granting holidays and holiday pay is a relatively straightforward exercise, disputes over holiday pay are one of the most common... Read more
UPDATED09 Sep 2019
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Petty cash policyIf you hold a petty cash float at work for the reimbursement of small items of expenditure, it's worth putting in place a petty cash policy to outline when and how it can be used.Use of petty cash floatNormally, when employees incur w... Read more
08 Jul 2019
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GDPR data protection policyOur data protection policy statement reiterates the important data protection principles set out in the GDPR, outlines out how you intend to comply with them and clarifies what rights and obligations an employee has both in... Read more
04 Jul 2019
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Medical and dental appointments policyUse our medical and dental appointments policy to set your rules on time off work to attend health-related appointments. Special rules apply to antenatal appointments and you need to take care with disabled emplo... Read more
04 Jul 2019
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Equal opportunities policyThere's no specific legal requirement for you to have an equal opportunities policy. However, discrimination because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, reli... Read more
03 Jul 2019
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Adoption leave and pay policyTaking time off for adoption leave is still a relatively rare occurrence but it's worth having a policy to let employees know their entitlements. In most cases, this will be by reference to the statutory rights.Adoption le... Read more
07 Jun 2019
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Computer policyIt's important in all office-based workplaces to have policy statements on the use of computers, e-mail and the Internet at work and on using the telephone. Our policy covers the essentials to protect your computer systems and networks.... Read more
12 Apr 2019
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Paternity leave policyPaternity leave essentially enables eligible employees (usually fathers) to take up to two weeks off work following the birth or adoption of their child. Our policy statement sets out the employee's statutory rights to paternity ... Read more
22 Mar 2019
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