Section 1 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 sets out the minimum written information that employers are required to give employees about their employment. Many employers provide this information in a contract of employment which covers other important matters in the employment relationship with the employee.
It is very important that employers adopt recruitment and selection procedures which enable them to carry out the process as efficiently as possible and to ensure that all necessary information is obtained from candidates and that the required checks are made before appointments are confirmed. For all types of posts the following information should be obtained:
Providers are legally required to have a number of policies in place in order to ensure children and staff are protected and supported. In addition, it is best practice to draw up as many policies as necessary in order to ensure the safe and efficient management of the provision.