Who can use this Staff Handbook?
If you run a business you are likely to need a staff handbook, whether you have 5 or 500 employees.
This Staff Handbook is a 36 page document in 27 sections setting out the rights and duties of both employer and employee and the employer’s policies and procedures in relation to all personnel matters, including disciplinary and grievance procedures.
It contains a lot of different topics. Depending on the size and nature of your business, you can include or omit sections to suit your circumstances.
What detailed terms does the Staff Handbook contain?
- Absence, lateness and return to work
- Additional employment
- Annual leave
- Data protection
- Dignity at work
- Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures
- Education & Training
- Employee Responsibilities
- Equal Opportunities
- Health & Safety
- Home working
- Leave of Absence for Public Duties
- Part Time Employees
- Sick Pay
- Smoking at Work
- Special Leave
- Use of E-Mails, Fax & Internet
- Use of Telephones
- Whistle blowing
- Working Parents
- Bonus Schemes
- Occupational Pensions
For more information on each of these sections, see our Explanatory Notes which you will receive when you download the document from our website.
This Handbook is designed for use by employers in England and Wales.
When I download the document, can I change it and/or use it more than once?
Yes, all ContractStore’s templates are in MS Word and you can use the document on more than one project. For more information, watch the video on this page of our website or see our FAQs
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