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Existing Employee Handbooks

We can check your staff handbooks and terms and conditions of employment to ensure that they are up to date and comply with the latest legislation.  Call Ashley Hunt or Vaishali Thakerar now on 0116 212 1000.

New Employee Handbooks

Our expert Employment Law Team at Lawson-West solicitors can also draw up a staff handbook for you to use.  This staff handbook will incorporate all essential terms and conditions and meet employers' legal duties to give new employees written details of their terms and conditions of employment.

Essentially staff handbooks need to include:
  • Codes of conduct for employees;
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures;
  • Equal opportunities and prevention of discrimination policies;
  • Annual leave entitlements;
  • Sickness absence policies;
  • Policies with regard to other absence from work, eg compassionate leave, family emergencies, adverse weather conditions;
  • Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, parental leave and flexible working policies;
  • Pay, benefits and expenses policies;
  • Communication policies;
  • Data protection policies;
  • Retirement policies;
  • Redundancy policies;
  • Health and Safety;
  • Policies on the use of telephones, email, internet use and other tools provided by employers;
  • Use of vehicles for work purposes whether employees' own or provided by employer;
  • Training policies;
  • Social Media policies.

Call Ashley Hunt, Carrie-Ann Randall or Vaishali Thakerar on 0116 212 1000 to discuss how we can provide you with a staff handbook now.