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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Homeworking policy
    Homeworking policyWith an increasing trend towards homeworking arrangements, if you grant this benefit to any of your staff, whether on a part-time or full-time basis, you need to ensure you set out in the staff handbook how the scheme will operate in practice. Otherwise, you could end up finding you have created a monster which you can't control.Home aloneWhilst employees with 26 weeks' continuous employment have the right to request flexible working, and this includes the right to request to work from home,...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Proposal to dismiss and re-employ on new terms
    Proposal to dismiss and re-employ on new termsIt may be possible to introduce new employment terms by terminating an employee's existing contract on notice and immediately offering to re-employ them on the new terms. Use our letter to invite an employee to a consultation meeting to discuss dismissal and re-employment. Only send it after conducting a full consultation procedure and ensure you have a sound business reason for the change.Proposal to dismissWhere you've followed a fair consultation process to seek...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Letter terminating employment and offering re-employment on new terms
    Letter terminating employment and offering re-employment on new termsWhere an employee refuses to accept a change, you may decide that the only way forward is to impose the variation by way of dismissal from the old contract of employment coupled with an offer of continued employment on the new contractual terms. Beware that this can still amount to an unfair dismissal regardless of whether or not the employee accepts the offer of re-employment on the new terms.Termination and re-employmentIf an employee refuses...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Letter seeking agreement to vary employment contract terms
    Letter seeking agreement to vary employment contract terms The best way to achieve a change to one or more terms of an employee's contract of employment is by mutual agreement. Let the employee know in writing that you are proposing to make a change and seek their written consent to it.Binding contractThe contract of employment is binding on both parties. This means that it's generally unlawful for you to unilaterally change an existing employee's contract without their agreement - unless the change is permitted...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Letter confirming agreement to vary terms of contract of employment
    Letter confirming agreement to vary terms of contract of employmentWhere an employee has agreed to a variation to one or more of the terms of their contract of employment, you need to ensure this is properly recorded in writing. Written consentIf the employee has signed a consent form or orally stated that they are willing to accept the change to their contractual employment terms, it can then be incorporated into their contract of employment and, for the avoidance of doubt, their consent to it should always...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Equal opportunities statement
    Equal opportunities statementWhen drafting external job ads to go online or in hard copy publications, it's worth stating your stance on equal opportunities to encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates.Legal positionThe Equality Act 2010 prohibits you from discriminating against job applicants because of a protected characteristic. The nine protected characteristics are: sex, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment (transgender status), religion or belief, marriage...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Access to Work memo
    Access to Work memoIf any of your staff has a disability or long-term health condition, it's worth drawing their attention to Access to Work. Our memo can be used here.What's Access to Work?Access to Work is a government-funded scheme which provides grants to employees (including apprentices, but not volunteers) who: (1) have a disability or long-term physical or mental health condition which makes it hard for them to do parts of their job or get to and from work; (2) are aged 16 or over; and (3) live and work...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Temporary flexible working arrangement letter
    Temporary flexible working arrangement letterIf you are willing to agree an urgent temporary flexible working arrangement with an employee outside the terms of your flexible working policy, use our letter to confirm that arrangement.Unexpected domestic circumstancesNormally, if an employee is seeking a flexible working arrangement, whether permanently or for a defined temporary period, they will formally apply under the terms of your flexible working policy - see our Flexible Working Policy. If you then agree...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Open job support scheme agreement
    Open job support scheme agreementAlthough the launch of the Job Support Scheme has been postponed because of national developments related to the coronavirus pandemic, assuming that it does eventually take effect in May 2021, it is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses that are facing lower demand due to the pandemic. Our letter guides you through seeking employee consent.EligibilityThe Job Support Scheme for open businesses (JSS Open) is expected to come into effect once the Coronavirus Job Retention...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Letter designating employee as flexibly furloughed
    Letter designating employee as flexibly furloughedTo be eligible for a grant under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) where the employee returns to work part time, you must agree with them the flexible furlough arrangement, confirm that agreement in writing and keep a record of this communication. Use our letter to confirm the agreement.Formal notificationOnce you've obtained an employee's consent to flexible furlough (see our Letter Seeking Agreement to Flexible Furlough), you'll then need to notify...
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