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Outside business interests clause

Outside business interests clause Use our outside business interests clause to restrict the ability of an employee to take on other jobs or outside business interests, both during and outside their normal working hours. All work and no play It's quite... Read more
 
 

Pay in lieu of notice clause

Pay in lieu of notice clause In the absence of an express payment in lieu of notice clause, you don't have the contractual right to terminate employment summarily upon making such a payment. This doesn't mean you can't do it, but you do need to weigh up... Read more
 
 

Alcohol and drugs policy

Alcohol and drugs policy A 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 par... Read more
 
 

Dignity at work policy

Dignity at work policy You're not legally obliged to put in place a dignity at work policy. However, harassment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are all unlawful and implement... Read more
 
 

Equal opportunities policy

Equal opportunities policy There's no specific legal requirement for you to have an equal opportunities policy. However, discrimination because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, rel... Read more
 
 

Holidays policy

Holidays policy Workers 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 commo... Read more
 
 

Whistleblowing policy

Whistleblowing policy A whistleblowing policy statement will provide your employees with a route for them to raise qualifying disclosures under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998. Without it, you might find that the employee runs straight to the... Read more
 
 

Computer policy

Computer policy It'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 covers the essentials to protect your computer systems and networks... Read more
 
 

Cars and car allowances policy

Cars and car allowances policy You only need a policy statement on company cars or car allowances if you actually provide your employees with them. If only a couple of employees have company cars, you might find it easier to include the provision in ... Read more
 
 

Bonus payment clause

Bonus payment clause Only include a bonus payment clause in your contract of employment if you actually intend to pay a bonus to the particular employee. It's also always safer to make bonus payments discretionary rather than contractual entitlements,... Read more
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