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Ineligible for flexible working letter

Ineligible for flexible working letterAn employee is ineligible to request flexible working if they don't have 26 weeks' continuous service or they've already made a statutory flexible working request in the previous twelve months. Our letter confirms t... Read more
 
 

Real living wage increase advice letter

Real Living Wage increase advice letterThe real Living Wage is an hourly rate which is calculated independently according to the real cost of living in the UK and London. It's entirely voluntary. If you do pay the real Living Wage, our letter can be u... Read more
 
 

Deputising letter

Deputising letterWhere you ask an employee to act as a deputy supervisor or manager on a temporary basis to cover their supervisor's or manager's absence, use our letter to confirm the agreed terms of the deputising arrangement. Temporary promotionWhen... Read more
 
 

Medical examination request to independent doctor

Medical examination request to independent doctorIt's possible to fairly dismiss an employee on the ground of lack of capability due to ill health but first you must take all reasonable steps to find out the current medical position. This involves obt... Read more
 
 

Disciplinary procedure

Disciplinary procedureDealing 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 de... Read more
 
 

Capability procedure

Capability procedureDealing with an employee's poor performance can be particularly difficult where you know they are simply incapable of fulfilling the tasks and duties expected of them in their role, so they aren't really to blame. Our capability pr... Read more
 
 

Sickness absence policy

Sickness absence policyOur policy statement sets out a detailed reporting procedure for both short-term and long-term sickness absence, including the provision of evidence of incapacity, consideration of statements of fitness for work, "return-to-work... Read more
 
 

Alcohol and drugs policy

Alcohol and drugs policyA 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 part... Read more
 
 

Letter to doctor requesting medical report

Letter to doctor requesting medical reportIt's possible to fairly dismiss an employee on the ground of lack of capability due to long-term ill-health but first you must take all reasonable steps to find out the current medical position. This will invo... Read more
 
 

Time off for jury service letter

Time off for jury service letterUse our letter confirming time off for jury service to set out the position on pay during their absence. Be aware that you should grant time off for jury service or you risk being in contempt of court.Juries Act 1974Un... Read more
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