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Jennifer Lewis: your HR expert on policy in the workplace
Disability…health & safety…equality…drug and alcohol policy…
Policy in the workplace is a legal minefield. Changes to employment law can have a damning effect on your business - especially if you only employ a small number of staff, and manage HR in your spare time!
Your drug and alcohol policy is just one example. Employers are facing more and more cases of alcohol and drug abuse, and if your staff are using illegal or prescription drugs in the workplace, you need to safeguard productivity with a watertight policy.
When you talk to us, we’ll discuss your stance on disciplinary measures and the pros and cons of offering treatment for dependency. Then we’ll deliver a finished policy that meets your obligations, considering the rights of your workforce and the practical needs of your business.
Your policies on other important HR issues
Drug and alcohol abuse is just one of the policies that will affect your business. It’s our job to check through all your company policies and make sure you’re protected - no matter what happens to your staff inside or outside the workplace.
For example, have you considered…?
- Your policies on recruitment, performance and termination
- Your policy on health & safety in the workplace
- Your policies on equal rights and mental or physical disability
- Your policies on attendance, absence and parental leave
- Your policy on business gifts and hospitality
- Your code of conduct in the workplace
- Your smoking policy
- Your remuneration policy
No two businesses have the same priorities, so whatever issues you might be facing, our tools will help you protect your business from costly legislation.
To discuss your policy needs, call 0845 073 1050
Then you can carry on running your business while our HR experts deliver a legally compliant set of policies that meet all your company’s challenges.
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