Staff handbooks to support your business

Spearing Waite's employment law specialists will take time to understand your business, its culture, and your objectives before advising on and producing a handbook that will become an indispensible tool in the day-to-day running of your organisation.

In order to successfully run and manage a modern workplace, every business should have in place a user-friendly staff handbook that is up-to-date with current legislation and relevant to their industry sector.

The handbook should contain policies and procedures on important workplace issues, from health and safety and equal opportunities, to disciplinary and grievance issues.

Spearing Waite’s employment law team can produce the following employment & HR policies, either individually or as part of a handbook:

Equal opportunities policy

Anti-harassment and bullying policy

Anti-bribery and corruption policy

Dress code policy

Expenses policy

Data protection & GDPR policy

Sickness absence policy

Health and safety policy

Substance misuse policy

No-smoking policy

Stress policy

Whistle blowing policy

Capability procedure

Employer's code of conduct

Disciplinary procedure

Grievance procedure

Maternity policy

Paternity policy

Adoption policy

Parental leave policy

Time off for dependants policy

Compassionate leave policy

Bereavement leave policy

Flexible working policy

Home-working policy

Career break policy

Time off for public duties policy clause

Redundancy policy

Retirement policy

Electronic information and communication systems policy

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Contact Spearing Waite’s employment lawyers for expert advice on creating a staff handbook for your organisation.

Contact the team below, or call +44 (0)116 262 4225

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We’re situated in the heart of Leicester’s commercial quarter, just minutes from the city centre. Get in touch with any queries you have, or alternatively, call us on 0116 262 4225.

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