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Method statement - brickworkIf you're managing a brickwork job, you need to make sure that those involved are safe. However, you don't need overly long or complex paperwork to achieve this. Clear guidanceThis method statement specifies the activities t... Read more

Sick pay clause

Sick pay clauseYou're obliged to include any provisions for sick pay as part of the written statement of employment particulars. However, it's entirely up to you whether you only pay statutory sick pay (SSP), whether you operate a discretionary sick pa... Read more

Leaves of absence policy

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

Training feedback form

Training feedback formWhere you hold internal training events, you should always ask attendees to complete a training feedback form.  Why ask for feedback?You don't have to hold internal staff training, unless it's a legal, regulatory or continuing p... Read more

Pool car policy

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

Election to pay transfer fee for agency worker

Election to pay transfer fee for agency workerAn agency supplying you with a temporary worker can normally charge you a transfer fee where you then offer that worker permanent direct employment with you. If you agree to pay that fee, use our letter t... Read more

Pregnancy-related absence form

Pregnancy-related absence formIf an employee is absent wholly or partly because of pregnancy in the four weeks before her expected week of childbirth, she must notify you of this as soon as is reasonably practicable.  Automatic triggerEmployees can... Read more

List of gross misconduct offences

List of gross misconduct offencesAs part of your disciplinary procedure, it's wise to insert a list of the offences that you regard as potential gross misconduct and which could therefore render the employee liable to summary dismissal, i.e. dismissal... Read more

Holidays policy

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

EIS qualifying company checklist

EIS qualifying company checklistThe enterprise investment scheme (EIS) is a good way to incentivise external investors to buy shares and provide much needed capital for your trading company. Use this handy document as a first step to check whether yo... Read more
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