Employee Handbook

In an employee handbook an employer can set out their legal and HR policies and procedures including their conduct rules, disciplinary and grievance procedures, absence from work and sick pay policies, and their health and safety policy.

Staff Handbook

An employee handbook is really important to a business because it can communicate the employer’s legal, HR and health and safety policies and procedures to their employees.

Policies and Procedures

In the Employee Handbook, an employer can set out policies and procedures, including their:

  • Conduct policy,
  • Disciplinary procedure,
  • Grievance procedure,
  • Performance review procedure,
  • Absence from work and sickness policy and procedure,
  • Holiday policy,
  • Time off for dependants policy,
  • Parental leave policy,
  • Maternity leave policy,
  • Paternity leave policy,
  • Adoption leave policy,
  • Shared parental leave policy,
  • Flexible working policy,
  • Equality and equal opportunities policy,
  • Disability discrimination policy,
  • Health and safety policy,
  • E-mail and internet policy,
  • Data protection policy,
  • Whistle-blowing policy,
  • Smoke-free policy,
  • Redundancy policy,
  • Alcohol and drug misuse policy,
  • Stress at work policy,
  • Conflict of interest policy,
  • Sabbaticals policy,
  • Anti-bribery and corruption policy,
  • Modern Slavery Act policy/statement.

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Contract Of Employment

Disciplinary Procedure

Grievance Procedure

Health And Safety Statement


Last Updated on March 2, 2021 by Admin