Absence, Leave and Holiday Entitlement: Resources

Friday, May 29, 2020

It is very important to keep accurate records of staff absences both for sickness and other reasons. Staff are required to follow procedures for requesting leave and for notifying sickness absence. In the case of long-term sickness or regular short term sickness absence employers will request a medical report to get medical advice on the employee’s condition.

Pay and Benefits: Resources

Friday, May 29, 2020

These forms are available for you to download as Microsoft Word documents which can be saved and edited as required.

Working from Home: In-depth

Friday, May 29, 2020

Homeworkers are those employed to work at home or in other premises of their own choice other than the workplace of the employer. As this topic describes, homeworking is not a specific job in itself but a method of working which can be relevant to many jobs.

Homeworking Policy

Friday, May 29, 2020

The organisation is committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of its homeworkers and those affected by homeworking as far as is reasonably practicable. A homeworker is any employee who works at home or in other premises of their choice on behalf of the organisation.

Working from Home: Quick Facts

Friday, May 29, 2020

Any organisation that wishes to implement a working from home arrangement should develop an appropriate policy. Developing a Working From Home Policy

Older Workers Policy

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Statistics show that we are living longer and healthier lives and therefore have the opportunity to stay in employment for a longer period of time, prolonging retirement. The valuable contribution workers of all ages bring to the organisation is recognised. The organisation is committed to promoting an age-positive culture that embraces ageing in the workplace, ensuring that employees continue to feel supported and valued and recognising the unique challenges that arise with ageing in the workplace.

Safety Considerations for Various Groups of Workers: Quick Facts

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR) places a general duty on employers to undertake risk assessments to protect all workers and it includes specific requirements relating to workers such as new or expectant mothers and young people. Legal Responsibilities