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We recognise that paperwork and processes can be boring and time consuming, so we have created some free HR templates and management guides to make your lives a little easier!
These are example documents and should be adapted to suit your circumstances and business needs.
We add and update these resources regularly so do visit us again for more useful free HR downloads and information.
This COVID-19 risk assessment template can help decide the right measures to introduce to ensure a safe working environment for employees returning to work after the COVID-19 lockdown. It includes some example entries setting out hazards that might be identified in an office environment and control measures the employer could put in place to mitigate risks. These examples are for guidance only. The specific risks will vary widely depending on the type of workplace.
Each employer must carry out their own risk assessment and identify appropriate control measures. You should not simply copy the examples.
The more thorough your onboarding process, the better your new employees will embed into your business and the quicker they will become fully effective in their roles. Personalise this crib sheet as you wish, to create that great first impression from your new recruits!
Whether an employee is the right ‘fit’ for your business can usually be determined in the first few months of their employment. Use this template form to record an employee’s performance during their probation period in a structured and tangible way.
Download this template for your employees to complete to notify their intention to take their annual leave. Can be adapted to include internal process additional checks such as anamed colleague to cover absence period etc.
Employees have the right to request flexible working. Employers have an obligation to formally consider such a request. Use this form to ensure any employee request contains all the relevant information for your review.
Many small businesses have no process for recording, monitoring or controlling sickness absence. Use this template to record the discussions from an informal return-to-work interview with an employee after a short-term sickness absence period.
Significant changes to the rules on written statements of terms and conditions of employment (or ‘employment contracts’) took effect from 6 April 2020. Download this helpful checklist to ensure your contractual documents contain all the legally required information.
Conduct, capability and commitment issues within a team are often noticed by business owners but not always managed effectively from the outset. Use this model letter when an employee is underperforming and they have not responded to day-to-day feedback.
When business needs change, this can occasionally result in the need to change an employee’s hours, working patterns or even work location. Use this template letter to invite an employee to an individual consultation meeting to discuss a variation to their contract of employment.
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Please note: All of our free HR downloads and templates are for you to customise and use at your own risk.