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Equal opportunities policy

Equal opportunities policyThere'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, reli... Read more
 
 

Disciplinary procedure

Disciplinary procedureDealing with conduct and other disciplinary matters is one of the most difficult challenges for any employer. Make a wrong move and an employee can exact a high price. And even if you've a good reason to take action, tribunals de... 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
 
 

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
 
 

Religious observance policy

Religious observance policyOur policy explains how you will support employees who observe certain religious practices. Refusing to accommodate a request for time off for religious observance might amount to indirect religious discrimination, unless y... 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
 
 

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
 
 

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
 
 

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
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