Employment Policies – Make them work for you rather than against youPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 27 November 2018
You might often hear the phrase “a contract of employment is only as good as its policies”. It’s true. Policies are advantageous to both employers and to their employees. For employers it allows them to set out the standards expected of employees, the process when an employee falls below those standards and any other workplace customs which the employer has adopted and wants to retain. For employees, the policies inform them how they can raise a grievance, what the sickness reporting policy is, whether they are entitled to receive company sick pay, and a range of other information depending on the extent of the policies.
Case law has confirmed that it is not sufficient for an employer to
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