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GDPR data protection policy

GDPR data protection policyOur data protection policy statement reiterates the important data protection principles set out in the GDPR, outlines out how you intend to comply with them and clarifies what rights and obligations an employee has both in... 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
 
 

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
 
 

Homeworking policy

Homeworking policyWith an increasing trend towards homeworking arrangements, if you grant this benefit to any of your staff, whether on a part-time or full-time basis, you need to ensure you set out in the staff handbook how the scheme will operate ... Read more
 
 

Parental bereavement leave policy

Parental bereavement leave policyOur policy covers entitlement to parental bereavement leave, notice requirements, the options for taking leave and the employee's rights on return to work, as well as the position on pay.The basic rightThe right to par... Read more
 
 

Bereavement policy

Bereavement policyOur bereavement policy goes further than the statutory right to reasonable unpaid time off for dependants. As well as providing for paid or unpaid bereavement leave following the death of an immediate or wider family member, our pol... 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, parental bereavement leave, etc.), employees m... Read more
 
 

Staff handbook guidelines

Staff handbook guidelinesOur guidelines for managers on staff handbooks will help you when assembling a staff handbook from our various policies and procedures. They will assist you in deciding which policies and procedures should be contractual and ... Read more
 
 

Anti-bribery policy

Anti-bribery policyYour business can be guilty of a criminal offence under the Bribery Act 2010 where it has failed to prevent bribery by a person associated with it. However, you have a defence if you can show you had adequate procedures in place wh... Read more
 
 

Stress and mental wellbeing policy

Stress and mental wellbeing policyUse our statement to set out your policy on stress at work and on providing a working environment which supports employees' mental health and wellbeing. It also provides for you to offer a professional stress counsell... Read more
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