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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Promotion policyIf you promote an employee, you need to make clear the terms and conditions of that promotion, for example, whether it will be subject to a probationary period. You also need to consider what will happen if it doesn't work out.Fast tra... Read more
08 Oct 2015
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Mediation policyIf you have a dispute with an employee, one option is for it to be resolved through mediation. Our mediation policy advises employees of the existence of mediation as a method of resolving workplace disputes.Mediation definedMediation... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Relocation policyIf you require a new recruit to move near to their place of work and you are willing to contribute towards the cost of the move, then our relocation policy is just what you are looking for.Relocation, relocation, relocationIf you are... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Health and safety policyOur health and safety policy statement is an essential document to outline your general policy regarding the health and safety at work of your employees. As it's a statutory requirement for most employers to have a health and ... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Domestic emergencies policyOccasionally, employees may suffer from genuine, unforeseen domestic emergencies, such as burst pipes, heating systems breaking down, house fires, lightning strikes and burglaries. There's no statutory right to time off work... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Provision of accommodation policyIt's only in certain industries that employees will be provided with living accommodation as part of their employment package. This is usually where you need the employee to live on, or very close to, their work premis... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Enhanced redundancy payments policyIf you want to provide for enhanced redundancy pay (ERP), it's useful to have a policy setting out how the payment will be calculated.  It's better to ensure that you base it on the statutory redundancy payments (SRP... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Lone working policyIf you have employees who are required to work alone, even if this is only occasionally, you should put in place a lone working policy. Our policy sets out guidance for employees and line managers on the precautionary measures they... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Career breaks policyCareer breaks are often a useful way of ensuring that long-serving employees don't permanently leave your employment. If you do wish to include a provision for career breaks, always ensure they are discretionary and not contractual... Read more
08 Nov 2009
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Training and developmentA training and development policy is a set of guidelines reflecting your commitment to developing your staff. It enables you to audit your training activities to ensure you are getting value for money/time invested.A worthwhile... Read more
17 Jul 2009
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