As an employer, it is vital that your staff understand exactly what standard of conduct is expected from them. Company policies set out clearly the rules of conduct within your business and procedures are established to protect the rights of workers as well as the business interests of the employer. A well drafted company policy will influence the way your employees behave and the actions taken by the management team if the need arises. Health & Safety in the workplace is a hugely important subject and all business owners must ensure that the safety of their customers and staff are paramount.
Other important but not essential policies include: Board responsibilities, Financial procedures including money laundering under the Proceeds of Crime Act, Capability and performance policy, Performance appraisal procedure and policy, Training policy, Redundancy, Whistle-blowing, Diversity policy, Non-statutory family domestic and compassionate leave rules, Email and internet use including the use of social networking sites, blogs, mobile phones and charity phones, Data protection, Induction, Claiming expenses, Flexible working, Bereavement leave, Career breaks, Other leave such as jury service, public duties, Volunteering, Child protection, Risk management.
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