Law Guide

Employment

As legislation around hiring and managing staff becomes ever more complicated, the only way to protect your business is to make sure you have the right policies and paperwork in place. Here you'll find everything you need to recruit and manage staff. There's a range of employment agreements, including a consultancy agreement, employment statement and zero-hours contract; recruitment resources such as job offer letters, interview checklists and reference requests; and key policy and procedure documentation like our comprehensive Employee handbook. There's also a suite of letters to deal with discplinary issues and a settlement agreement.

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Employment procedures

Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Employers should use this document to draft an agreement for their employees to formally opt out of the 48-hour working week under the Working Time Regulations. This document cannot be used for workers… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Northern Ireland
Use this 'Employee handbook' to set out all the non-contractual issues relating to employment, including key administrative procedures. By doing so, and by complying with the policies and procedures set… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this letter to create a standard reference about a former employee for a potential new employer. It is not a legal requirement to provide a reference, unless you have a contractual obligation… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this policy to set out your rules and procedures about working from home. It covers areas such as the circumstances in which you're likely or unlikely to allow homeworking, the procedure for… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to create a job description. This document can be used when recruiting staff, to assist you when conducting a staff appraisal, to attach to an employment contract or statement of… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this letter to get the agreement of someone on PAYE to put them on furlough leave, so you can then claim for them under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. You can now only re-furlough those you've… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This letter asks an employee, worker or potential new recruit for their consent for you to get a medical report about them. You have a choice of requesting the report from their GP (or other medical… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Northern Ireland
This is a licence for an employee to occupy property owned by their employer on the basis that it is necessary for the employee to live in the property for the better performance of their duties. If this… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
As an employer, you'll inevitably collect, use and store personal information about your current and prospective staff. Under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation… Read more
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Compatible region(s): Scotland
This is a licence for an employee to occupy property owned by their employer on the basis that it is necessary for the employee to live in the property for the better performance of their duties. If this… Read more
Price: £59.00
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to create a set of forms to be used when conducting staff appraisals. This document will allow you to appraise your staff against previously set objectives and/or by rating (scoring)… Read more
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Employment contracts

Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
When your business engages the services of a consultant, this document can be used to draw up the terms of the consultancy. While it includes clauses covering remuneration, obligations and notice, it does… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this agreement to create an employment contract for a new employee. It includes options for part-time and shift working, probation, working hours, breaks, overtime, workplace locations (including… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
If you're an employer in England, Wales or Scotland, you must give certain information in a written statement to all of your workers and employees by the time they start working for you. This employment… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this agreement to create a contract for an executive director joining a UK company's board of directors, giving them the same rights as an employee. It includes options for working hours, workplace… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this agreement to create a fixed-term employment contract for a new employee. You can set the employment to end on a particular date, when a particular event occurs or when a particular task is… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This document will create a written statement confirming the changes made to an employment contract or statement of particulars. There are certain changes which, by law, must be confirmed in writing and… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This document is suitable for individuals above the mandatory school leaving age of 16 who want to gain unpaid work experience or become an unpaid intern. Due to additional regulatory requirements, this… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this agreement to create a contract for new staff working on an 'as required' or 'zero-hours' basis. It's designed for businesses who have a fluctuating need for staff or want to give staff a flexible… Read more
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Hiring staff

Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
When recruiting, employers may use this document to produce a form for all applicants invited to interview to complete. The form asks the applicant to declare whether they have a current criminal… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this to create a reference letter from an employer to a referee. It will contain a number of useful standard questions seeking information that an employer may find useful. You should include a… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Employers should use this document to prepare a letter to send to unsuccessful job applicants, whether or not they attended an interview. The letter advises them that they have been unsuccessful on this… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This pack contains all of the usual required forms when taking on new staff, including criminal convictions declarations form, interview checklists, offer letters, reference letter, rejection letter… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Employers should use this form when interviewing job applicants. The form includes a comprehensive checklist of topics to be covered during interview, with suggestions for specific questions and the… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This document creates a standard job application form to be used when hiring new staff. It should assist you in forming an objective view of the applicant's suitability as part of your selection process… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to create a suitable offer letter when making a job offer to a prospective employee. This offer letter should be a summary of the key parts of the full employment documents, e.g. an… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to create an induction checklist when taking on a new member of staff. As the checklist has not been catered to a particular business or industry, it might be the case that there are… Read more
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Discipline and dismissal

Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This pack contains a range of letters for employers to use when dealing with employment disciplinary matters. The pack includes a range of letters including Employee disciplinary appeal hearing letter… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This document creates a letter to an employee asking him or her to attend a formal disciplinary appeal meeting after the employee has appealed a decision taken at a disciplinary meeting to take… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to create a letter to an employee asking them to attend a formal disciplinary meeting. The letter is designed for general use. At the meeting the employee will be able to explain his or… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to create a letter to notify your employee of the outcome of a disciplinary meeting. The decision can be that no disciplinary action be taken, or that an oral warning be given, or that a… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this letter to dismiss an employee after he/she has appealed a decision to dismiss made at a disciplinary meeting, but the decision following the appeal hearing is still to dismiss. If the decision… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to create a dismissal letter to an employee following previous disciplinary action and a final disciplinary meeting. This letter is the final step in the disciplinary process where the… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
In cases where an employer needs to immediately dismiss an employee on account of gross misconduct, this letter should be used. Gross misconduct might include such actions as physical violence, extremely… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This letter should be used when an employee has appealed a decision to dismiss on account of gross misconduct and the decision of the meeting is still to dismiss. At this appeal hearing the employee… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this document to send a letter to your employee following a formal appeal hearing. The letter will inform them of the outcome of the meeting, which can include that no disciplinary action be taken… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
Use this letter to formally suspend an employee while you conduct an investigation into allegations made against him or her. It is designed to temporarily remove an employee from his or her post when that… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
If an employer and employee are in dispute then they may formally settle that dispute by entering into a legally binding contract called a settlement agreement (previously known as a compromise… Read more
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Sickness & absence

Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This document produces a form which is suitable for use in recording any employee's request for absence from work. The form is self-explanatory. Within reason an employer can establish its own procedures… Read more
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Compatible region(s): England & Wales Scotland Northern Ireland
This document creates a sickness self-certification form. Many employers now use their own self-certification system for short term sickness absences. As doctors no longer issue certificates (unless paid… Read more
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