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Suspension letter

Suspension letter In cases of gross or very serious misconduct, you should give careful consideration to suspending the employee for a brief period during your disciplinary investigation and pending a formal disciplinary hearing. Use our suspension ... Read more

Outside business interests clause

Outside business interests clause Use our outside business interests clause to restrict the ability of an employee to take on other jobs or outside business interests, both during and outside their normal working hours. All work and no play It's quite... Read more

Internal fraud policy

Internal fraud policy It's definitely worth having an internal fraud policy statement to communicate your zero-tolerance attitude and approach to the threat of fraud and that this is likely to involve reporting fraudsters to the police. It can even he... Read more

Whistleblowing at work training notes

Whistleblowing at work training notes Use our training notes to assist with providing whistleblowing training to your workers. You'll need to do this if you want to avail yourself of the statutory reasonable steps defence to avoid being vicariously li... Read more

Restrictive covenant clauses

Restrictive covenant clauses We recommend that most employers use a restrictive covenant of some description for senior or key employees. However, ensure you carefully tailor them to the particular needs of your business and the role that the employe... Read more

Pay in lieu of notice clause

Pay in lieu of notice clause In the absence of an express payment in lieu of notice clause, you don't have the contractual right to terminate employment summarily upon making such a payment. This doesn't mean you can't do it, but you do need to weigh up... Read more

Alcohol and drugs policy

Alcohol and drugs policy A policy statement outlining your position on alcohol and drug abuse is a must, particularly if your business is in an industry where health and safety concerns are paramount. You owe a duty to your employees and to third par... Read more

Preserving staff dignity statement

Preserving staff dignity statement Our preserving staff dignity statement is essentially a stand-alone policy for you to give to third parties with whom you do business setting out your zero tolerance approach to aggressive behaviour, violence, bully... Read more

Dignity at work policy

Dignity at work policy You're not legally obliged to put in place a dignity at work policy. However, harassment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are all unlawful and implement... 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
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