Why should I have policies?

An important part of any business is having relevant Employment Policies. By providing clear guidance, your employees understand what is expected of them and also what will happen if they don’t adhere to them. We don’t just provide off the shelf solutions. We can help you establish your HR policies so that they both meet legal requirements and also fit the needs of your business.

What do I need?

ACAS recommend that you have the following policies in place:

  • Adoption leave
  • Anti-harassment and bullying
  • Discipline
  • Employee Code of Conduct
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Grievance
  • Maternity leave
  • Parental leave
  • Paternity leave
  • Redundancy
  • Sickness Absence
  • Time off for Dependents
  • Whistleblowing

What help can Cornerstone Resources give me?

At Cornerstone Resources, we understand that our clients have competing demands on their budget. That’s why we provide you with 2 options:

  • Engage Cornerstone Resources to create bespoke policies or a company handbook for you based on your own ways of working. We have worked with clients to create policies that fit their culture from a traditional rules based style to a question and answer style document. 
  • Buy a template pack of policies that you can then amend for a fixed fee of £99.
Both options will give you legally compliant documents that you can share with your employees.
Contact us by clicking the below button or call us on 07908 875146 for more details of how we can help you develop policies or to order your template pack!

Occasionally, issues occur in the workplace. We can help you navigate your way through the problem whether you have policies in place or not. Click here for information on how we can help! We can also provide training to mitigate the chance that these issues will occur again.

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