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Computer policy

Computer policy It'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
 
 

Cars and car allowances policy

Cars and car allowances policy You only need a policy statement on company cars or car allowances if you actually provide your employees with them. If only a couple of employees have company cars, you might find it easier to include the provision in ... Read more
 
 

Bonus payment clause

Bonus payment clause Only 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
 
 

Recruitment policy

Recruitment policy It'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 obl... Read more
 
 

Data protection policy

Data protection policy Use our data protection policy statement to reiterate the important principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and to clarify what rights and obligations an employee has in relation to their own and other employees' pers... Read more
 
 

Dress and appearance policy

Dress and appearance policy You will no doubt want your employees to dress appropriately to project a good image for your business. Whatever dress code you adopt, it must not be unreasonable or place unnecessarily restrictive demands on your employee... Read more
 
 

Holidays policy

Holidays policy Workers 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 commo... Read more
 
 

Disciplinary procedure

Disciplinary procedure Dealing with conduct and other disciplinary matters is one of the most difficult challenges for any employer. Make a wrong move and an employee can exact a high price. And even if you've a good reason to take action, tribunals d... Read more
 
 

Equal opportunities policy

Equal opportunities policy There'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, rel... Read more
 
 

Whistleblowing policy

Whistleblowing policy A 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
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