If a member of staff leaves the Company but then re-joins the next year on a new contract of employment, does the Company need to carry out a full induction programme with them again?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 1 October 2019
Arthur Cox
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As a general rule, it is important that all businesses, regardless of size, should have a thorough induction programme to provide employees with all the information they need before commencing the job. The induction programme should reflect the complexity of the job in question and help employees acclimatise and settle into the workplace environment.

Employers are often faced with the issue of whether to undertake a full induction process again when re-hiring former employees. From a best practice perspective, employers are encouraged to initiate an induction process again. The employee will most likely be appointed on a new contract and the company’s policies may have been changed or

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