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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Whistleblowing form
    Whistleblowing formOur form has been drafted to enable your employees and other workers to easily raise any qualifying disclosures with you under the terms of your whistleblowing policy.Disclosure methodWhile the law provides no set method through which a worker must make a qualifying disclosure, it's good practice to encourage all reports to be made internally in the first instance and to provide a form for workers to complete setting out the details of their disclosure. This is the purpose of our Whistleblowing...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Holidays policy
    Holidays policyWorkers 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 common claims brought before an employment tribunal. Having a holidays policy statement will help you to clarify your holiday rules.Holiday pay provisionsOur Holidays Policy statement covers everything from clarifying what the holiday year is to confirming that there's...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - GDPR data protection policy
    GDPR data protection policyOur data protection policy statement reiterates the important data protection principles set out in the UK GDPR, outlines out how you intend to comply with them and clarifies what rights and obligations an employee has both in relation to their own personal data and when handling other people's personal data.Data protection principlesThe UK GDPR requires you to comply with six data protection principles in your data processing activities. These say that personal data must be:processed...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Sickness absence policy
    Sickness absence policyOur policy statement sets out a detailed reporting procedure for both short-term and long-term sickness absence, including the provision of evidence of incapacity, consideration of statements of fitness for work, "return-to-work" interviews and home visits. It's always worth expressly setting out these issues for all employees. That way, everyone understands what they need to do when they are off sick.Short-term absencesIn the case of frequent short periods of sickness absence, where it...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Outside business interests clause
    Outside business interests clauseUse 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 playIt's quite reasonable to require an employee to devote their whole time to your business during their normal working hours. After all, that's what you pay them for! Normally, outside their working hours, employees should be free to do what they like. However, you can still restrict...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Parental bereavement leave policy
    Parental bereavement leave policyOur policy covers entitlement to parental bereavement leave, notice requirements, the options for taking leave and the employee's rights on return to work, as well as the position on pay.The basic rightThe right to parental bereavement leave (PBL) enables eligible employees to take one or two weeks off work where they lose a child under the age of 18, or suffer a stillbirth from 24 weeks of pregnancy, on or after 6 April 2020. Statutory parental bereavement pay (SPBP) may also...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Bereavement policy
    Bereavement policyOur bereavement policy goes further than the statutory right to reasonable unpaid time off for dependants. As well as providing for paid or unpaid bereavement leave following the death of an immediate or wider family member, our policy covers other leave that might be available, support for the employee on returning to work, religious requirements and how a line manager should deal with the matter.Statutory rightsThe only statutory bereavement right available to employees is the right to parental...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Staff handbook guidelines
    Staff handbook guidelinesOur guidelines for managers on staff handbooks will help you when assembling a staff handbook from our various policies and procedures. They will assist you in deciding which policies and procedures should be contractual and which not, and what should go in the employee's contract of employment and the staff handbook.No legal obligationYou're not obliged by law to have a staff handbook but we recommend that you do as it enables you to have all of your key policies, rules and procedures...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Anti-bribery policy
    Anti-bribery policyYour business can be guilty of a criminal offence under the Bribery Act 2010 where it has failed to prevent bribery by a person associated with it. However, you have a defence if you can show you had adequate procedures in place which were designed to prevent bribery. Implement our anti-bribery policy as your first line of defence.The corporate offenceThe corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery under the Bribery Act 2010 is committed where a person associated with the organisation...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Dignity at work policy
    Dignity at work policyYou'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 implementing a dignity at work policy statement will help demonstrate that you took reasonable steps to prevent harassment from occurring.Unlawful harassmentUnder the Equality Act 2010 it's unlawful to harass an employee because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race...
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