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Unauthorised absence policy

Unauthorised absence policyOur policy statement makes it clear that unauthorised absences will not be tolerated and will be dealt with under the disciplinary procedure. Whilst this may seem obvious, including it in the staff handbook makes the posit... Read more
 
 

Staff handbook introduction

Staff handbook introductionWhere you put a number of our policies and procedures together to form a staff handbook, it's common for that handbook to have a short introduction covering what it is, its legal status and the provisions for varying its ter... Read more
 
 

Season ticket loans policy

Season ticket loans policyTravelling to work by public transport is costly and therefore many employers provide season ticket loans. This enables the employee to buy an annual travel ticket paid for by their employer but with the cost then deducted f... Read more
 
 

Retirement policy

Retirement policyOur retirement policy provides that you do not operate a compulsory retirement age and instead you operate a flexible retirement policy that permits employees to voluntarily choose to retire at any time. This follows on from the abol... Read more
 
 

Grievance procedure

Grievance procedureYour grievance procedure should play a crucial role in how you deal with staff complaints. Use our procedure to set out the steps that an employee with a grievance relating to their employment should take, but be aware that they ca... Read more
 
 

Cash handling policy

Cash handling policyGood cash-handling policies and procedures are critical to any business that works with cash on a day-to-day basis. They can help prevent fraud in the workplace, as well as ensuring you have proper security and auditing arrangemen... Read more
 
 

Collections, sponsorship and selling of goods policy

Collections, sponsorship and selling of goods policyUse our policy to ensure consistency of approach across your organisation when it comes to employee-organised collections to mark events such as birthdays, weddings and retirements. It also covers c... Read more
 
 

Adoption leave and pay policy

Adoption leave and pay policyTaking time off for adoption leave is still a relatively rare occurrence but it's worth having a policy to let employees know their entitlements. In most cases, this will be by reference to the statutory rights.Adoption le... Read more
 
 

Job-share clause

Job-share clauseIf two employees share a full-time role on a job-share basis, it's worth inserting our job-share clause into both of their contracts of employment. Be aware that if one job sharer leaves, you can't just dismiss the other one.Legal posit... Read more
 
 

Restrictions on authority clause

Restrictions on authority clauseOur clause ensures that an employee is aware of the restrictions on their authority, particularly when it comes to entering into contracts with third parties and hiring and firing staff. It's useful to have in contracts... Read more
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