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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
 
 

Maternity policy

Maternity policyOur policy statement sets out the statutory rules relating to maternity leave and pay. It ensures employees fully understand their rights and entitlements, as well as their obligations in relation to notifying you of their pregnancy, ... Read more
 
 

Conduct whilst on company business policy

Conduct whilst on company business policyYou're limited in the restrictions you can place on an employee's behaviour in their own private time but you can try to control what they get up to at work-related social events by having a policy statement on ... 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
 
 

Resignation policy

Resignation policyWhen an employee resigns, in most cases you'll want to know the reason why so it's useful to conduct an exit interview or ask the employee to complete an exit questionnaire. In addition, it's important for the employee to know the arra... Read more
 
 

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
 
 

Commission clause

Commission clauseThe salaries of employees who are in sales roles is often comprised of a basic element plus guaranteed commission which is calculated according to the number of successful sales made. In this situation, the employee's written statemen... 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
 
 

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
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