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Paternity leave policy

Paternity leave policyPaternity leave essentially enables eligible employees (usually fathers) to take up to two weeks off work following the birth or adoption of their child. Our policy statement sets out the employee's statutory rights to paternity ... Read more

Paternity leave request form

Paternity leave request formPaternity leave (previously called ordinary paternity leave) entitles eligible employees to take either one or two weeks' paid time off work following the birth of their child (or following the placement of a child for adop... Read more

Transgender action plan

Transgender action planYou can use our transgender action plan to set out the steps that you'll need to consider taking when supporting an employee who is transitioning. Managing the processOur Transgender Equality Policy sets out how you prevent disc... Read more

Policy version form

Policy version formOur form provides historical data about each update made to a policy, including the nature of the amendment, the date of it and who it was approved by, as well as a policy version number. That way, you can keep track of amendments ... Read more

Notice of absence management meeting

Notice of absence management meetingIt's potentially fair to dismiss an employee because of an unsatisfactory attendance record caused by persistent but genuine short-term sickness absences, provided a proper procedure is followed which is fair and re... Read more

Change of maternity leave request

Change of maternity leave requestAn employee can vary her chosen maternity leave start date, but she must give at least 28 days' notice. You can require any notice to change the start date to be in writing, so provide our form for this purpose.All cha... Read more

Consultancy agreement (clause)

Consultancy agreementIf you hire a self-employed consultant for their expertise in an area that your employees may be lacking, you should put in place an agreement that not only sets out the arrangements between you but also goes as far as possible i... Read more

Employment of ex-offenders policy

Employment of ex-offenders policyThe Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 provides that, after a stipulated period of time, individuals who have been convicted of criminal offences and who have served their sentences are, with some exceptions, not ob... Read more

Making a job offer checklist

Making a job offer checklist  Use this checklist to help you make a job offer to your chosen candidate.Making an offerYou should consider whether to make your chosen candidate a conditional or unconditional offer.  Job offers are often conditional ... Read more

Return from maternity leave letter

Return from maternity leave letterAll pregnant employees have the right to take up to 26 weeks' ordinary maternity leave and up to a further 26 weeks' additional maternity leave and to resume work afterwards. An employee who decides to return at the en... Read more
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