Staff Handbook In Bradford

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Staff Handbook – ML Solicitors; Is your organisation looking to create a staff handbook as you feel it may be beneficial for your business in Bradford? There are many benefits to a business of any size to creating a staff handbook and the team at Oakwood Solicitors will be able to discuss creating a bespoke tailor-made and industry specific staff handbook for your business in Bradford.

The benefits of creating a staff handbook for your business in Bradford

No matter what size your business it is important to ensure that everyone working within the organisation understands internal rules and procedures. A staff handbook allows you to set out these rules and procedures within your company and it saves you time training when a new employee is hired. This particular document can be extremely valuable if disputes occur within the working environment. By signing a staff handbook employees at your business are stating that they understand what’s inside and they also promise to abide by it. We will be able to create a customisable and bespoke staff handbook which allows you to lay out the rules that are right for your business.

When creating a staff handbook there are many choices and options that you have. Examples can include how long someone must work to be considered full-time how often employees at your business are paid and whether you offer direct deposit when paying these members of staff. There are however certain things that you are not legally allowed to include within your staff handbook for example you cannot have sections that expressly prohibit employees from practising certain religions as this would make your company liable for discrimination claims brought against you.

Is your organisation looking to create a staff handbook however you are now needing assistance from a legal adviser to ensure that this document complies by UK law and protects your business in Bradford from litigation?

The team at Oakwood Solicitors are always up-to-date with changes that are being made in employment law as we specifically practice in this field you can be assured that the advice you receive is some of the best in the market.

The importance of keeping up-to-date with employment law is paramount for your business as a failure to do so can result in you facing expensive legal action at the Employment Tribunal. When this does occur it can sometimes attract the attention of the media and an article which was published in the Pink News on 22 May 2006 discusses an employer who was involved in legal action. The article reads ?Britain’s first lesbian and gay estate agency have been found guilty of sexual discrimination after a former employee proved she was sacked because she was pregnant. Corrina Slow will be paid œ13000 compensation from the gay friendly 2Let estate agency in Brighton after being dismissed when her boss discovered she was 16 weeks pregnant.?

If your business is looking to create workplace guidelines policies and procedures a staff handbook not only outlines your company employment related policies & general rules of conduct but it also protects your business from litigation; to discuss creating a bespoke staff handbook for your business in Bradford why not contact the team at Oakwood Solicitors today on:0113 200 9720.


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