Staff handbooks - Non-contractual policies and procedures


Policies and staff rules that don't have full contractual status and that you're free to withdraw


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Resignation policyWhen an employee resigns, in most cases you'll want to know the reason why so it's useful to conduct an exit interview or ask the employee to complete an exit questionnaire. In addition, it's important for the employee to know the arra... Read more
07 Dec 2018
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Time off for dependants policyEmployees have a statutory right to unpaid time off work to deal with certain unexpected or sudden events or situations involving a dependant. Our time off for dependants policy statement sets out the employee's statutory... Read more
15 Nov 2018
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Redundancy policyWhilst redundancy is a potentially fair reason for dismissal, you are still obliged to follow a fair procedure when implementing a redundancy programme. Our policy statement helps get you started with this.A fair redundancyRedundancy... Read more
07 Jun 2018
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Social media policyUse our social media policy to set out your rules on employees accessing social media websites during work time. Whilst you can't prohibit employees accessing such sites in their own time using their own equipment, such as on their ... Read more
24 May 2018
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Recruitment policyIt's important that managers have guidelines when it comes to recruitment, so that they know the relevant procedure to be followed. Our recruitment policy also serves as a useful reminder to managers of their equal opportunities obli... Read more
24 May 2018
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CCTV policyIf you have CCTV cameras installed at work, or are thinking of installing them, you should have a CCTV policy in place and you should also read the Information Commissioner's Office Code of Practice for Surveillance Cameras and Personal Inf... Read more
22 May 2018
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Clear desk policyA clear desk policy aims to reduce the amount of clutter that is allowed to build up on employees' desks. As well as the fact that a tidy working environment looks good to clients, it also prevents confidential information from fallin... Read more
16 Feb 2018
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Cars and car allowances policyIf you provide your employees with a car you can use a policy to set the detailed terms and conditions of its use. However, you must now provide the key information relating to benefits, including company cars, in the wr... Read more
16 Feb 2018
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Whistleblowing policyA whistleblowing policy statement will provide your employees with a route for them to raise qualifying disclosures under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998. Without it, you might find that the employee runs straight to the ... Read more
06 Sep 2017
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Clause
Bonus payment clauseOnly include a bonus payment clause in your contract of employment if you actually intend to pay a bonus to the particular employee. It's also always safer to make bonus payments discretionary rather than contractual entitlements, ... Read more
07 Aug 2017
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