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Directors duties factsheet

The Companies Act 2006 (the Act) introduced new provisions on directors` duties, which came into force on 1 October 2007.   The Act includes a statutory statement of directors` duties, which

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Time off for training HR policy

Purpose and scope This Policy is designed to advise employees of their statutory right to request time away from their normal duties to participate in study or training and to ensure

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Points to consider when varying T and C of employment checklist

Are the changes “contractual” or merely guidance notes i.e. policies and procedures. Only contractual terms require the employee’s consent to a change

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Social media policy

Purpose and scope This Policy on the use of social media is in addition to the Company`s existing Policy on internet and email use.   This Policy covers the use of social

Grievance procedures factsheet

Employers and employees are advised to follow the guidance set out in the ACAS Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance in respect of any problem, concern or complaint raised

Disciplinary dismissal policy guidance notes

Purpose & Scope The purpose of a disciplinary procedure is to ensure the safe and effective operation of the business and to promote fair treatment of individual employees. The following

Conducting a grievance investigation checklist

Read the grievance procedure.Identify all of the complaints constituting the grievance and clarify with the employee if necessary. Carry out a thorough investigation - check the facts, gather any

Personal relationships at work factsheet

Introduction  Personal relationships among co-workers pose several risks to the business.  They can lead to: Interference or influence in day to day activities Nepotism or favouritism Breach of confidentialityUnacceptable conduct

Equal pay policy

The purpose of this Equal Pay Policy is to ensure that all employees and job applicants are treated equally and to support the Company’s objective of ensuring that it provides

Managing requests for religious holidays checklist

1.  Make sure you treat the request for holiday fairly and sympathetically using a consistent approach.