Human Resources - GP
Policy has been converted into new policy format. Policy references relevant legislation and guidance. Policy also makes it clear what is considered smoking and the sanctions for breaching the policy.
Converted to new policy format. Clarification added to the procedure to make it clear that this policy applies to all protected characteristics, not just race and sex. The protected characteristics have been fully outlined. The amendments also provide a clear structure to follow should a complaint of bullying or harassment be raised.
New policy to recognise the introduction of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the important issue of slavery and human trafficking.
It includes the requirement for businesses with a turnover of more than £36m (group turnover or individual company turnover) to produce an annual statement regarding its policy over modern slavery.
This policy has been extensively updated. Updates include: employer obligations in relation to pension auto-enrolment, additional reference to when matters are contractual and could result in disciplinary action, general conduct on social media, and more. It is recommended that staff be notified and provided with a new copy of this employee handbook within 28 days.
The document has been revised to reflect the current legal limitations on questions regarding health and disability which may be asked prior to an offer of employment being made.