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Data protection policy

Data protection policy Use our data protection policy statement to reiterate the important principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and to clarify what rights and obligations an employee has in relation to their own and other emplo... Read more

Dress and appearance policy

Dress and appearance policy You will no doubt want your employees to dress appropriately to project a good image for your business. Whatever dress code you adopt, it must not be unreasonable or place unnecessarily restrictive demands on your... 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 m... Read more

Disciplinary procedure

Disciplinary procedure Dealing 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, tr... 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, ... 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 tha... Read more

Leaves of absence policy

Leaves of absence policy In addition to annual leave, sickness absence and the various statutory rights to time off (for example, maternity leave, parental leave, paternity leave, time off for dependants, etc.), employees might ask to take t... Read more

Reimbursement of expenses policy

Reimbursement of expenses policy Use our reimbursement of expenses policy statement to set out your rules on expenses. Make sure you're as unambiguous and comprehensive as possible to avoid abuse and prevent confusion by your staff on when t... Read more

Shared parental leave and pay policy

Shared parental leave and pay policy Our policy statement sets out the statutory rules relating to shared parental leave and pay. It ensures employees fully understand their rights, as well as their obligations, in relation to ending their m... Read more

Intellectual property clause

Intellectual property clause An intellectual property clause is particularly useful where, for example, employees design software programs, perform development work in laboratories, invent things or write articles, books, plays, etc. ... Read more
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