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Time off for dependants policy

Time off for dependants policyEmployees have a statutory right to unpaid time off work to deal with certain unexpected or sudden events or situations involving a dependant. Our time off for dependants policy statement sets out the employee's statutory... 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
 
 

Listening to music policy

Listening to music policyOur policy prohibits staff from listening to music at work without your prior permission, whether this is personally or publicly. You'll need a public performance licence, called TheMusicLicence, if you permit music to be play... 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
 
 

Redundancy policy

Redundancy policyWhilst redundancy is a potentially fair reason for dismissal, you are still obliged to follow a fair procedure when implementing a redundancy programme. Our policy statement helps get you started with this.A fair redundancyRedundancy... Read more
 
 

References policy

References policyEvery employer is asked for a reference at some stage. But how should you respond - if indeed you choose to respond at all? How should you give the reference? What sort of detail should it contain? Our policy provides the answers.Re... Read more
 
 

Social media policy

Social media policyUse our social media policy to set out your rules on employees accessing social media websites during work time. Whilst you can't prohibit employees accessing such sites in their own time using their own equipment, such as on their ... Read more
 
 

Telephone policy

Telephone policyIt'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 sets out useful provisions both on using the telephone for private ... Read more
 
 

E-mail and Internet policy

E-mail and Internet policyIt'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 e-mail and Internet policy includes provisions on acceptable use... Read more
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