Employment policies describe the legislation and working conditions that govern the employer and employee relationship. Employers have a duty to abide by employment law and policies have an important role in outlining a Company’s approach to various HR matters. At Atoll HR we work with our clients to ensure they achieve consistency across the business and are covered from the beginning, during the working relationship and when ending the employment.
So what HR policies are required by law (in the UK):
1. Health & safety policy (if you have more than five employees)
2. Disciplinary and dismissal policies
3. Grievance policy
This may seem a very small list and we would strongly advise a business owner to include many more from a best practice and setting standards perspective. If you are interested in the full list of available policies please contact us.
Every employer needs to follow the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) rules, if you are unsure about a HSE rule, or want to check your