Employee Handbook: Overview, Status and Purpose

Posted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 12 December 2018
Leeanne Armstrong
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As an introduction to our new Employee Handbook series (coming in January 2019), Leeanne Armstrong discusses the 'Overview, Status and Purpose' of the employee handbook including:

  • Why have an employee handbook?
  • Getting the basics of the handbook right
  • Should the employee handbook be contractual or non-contractual?
  • Top tips for refreshing your handbook
The series will cover the essential elements of the employee handbook, looking at both important practical points for HR practitioners as well as highlighting the key legal principles and common pitfalls/issues that might arise. Each month's article will include some sample wording or a template document which is relevant to the particular

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This article is correct at 12/12/2018

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Leeanne Armstrong

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