Recruitment, contracts, discipline and grievance

Clear recruitment policies and contracts and disciplinary and grievance procedures are a legal requirement. Learn of how you can comply with the law.

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Sample written Statement of Employment Particulars

Every employee is entitled to a written Statement of Employment Particulars outlining the terms of employment. Download a range of full and part-time contracts, self employed and contractor and sub contractor statements of employment.

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Dismissing employees

Dismissing an employee may be your best option if their performance is unacceptable, or their position no longer exists. Here are some simple rules.


Q&A: Dismissing employees

Solicitor Helen Kay answers key legal questions about sacking staff including notice periods and how to use Acas guidance to help you.


Q&A: Staff grievances

It is all too easy for staff grievances to escalate. Find out what process and procedures you should follow to address any staff grievances correctly.