Employee Policy Handbooks – fixed price offer! (only until April 2018)
General / 25 March 2018
Being clear about what is expected of employees is the best way to set the employment relationship up for success. An employee policy handbook is a great tool to set guidelines for employees, to reflect your organisational culture and set out your values/vision. It can also cover any additional rules/code of conduct guidelines that you wish, to set expectations around behaviour.
A handbook sits alongside your best practice employment agreement, and can be easily changed to suit your needs, following consultation with/notice to employees. This is in contrast to changes to employment agreement terms and conditions, which require employee agreement.
We recommend the following as best practice policy documents to include in an employee handbook (as applicable):
Performance/pay review process;
Training and development;
Electronic communications (covering internet/social media) and mobile phones;
Travel and expenses;
Leave (covering application requirements and timeframes);
Driving and vehicle use;
Drug and alcohol testing (if required); and
Bullying and harassment.
A handbook should also include or explain where to find key forms such as for leave applications and expenses claims.
Fixed price offer
Until April 2018, we’re offering a fixed price on handbooks including the policies above, of $3,500 (plus GST and disbursements), which is a significant reduction in the cost of preparing the policies individually.
If you’d like us to prepare a fixed price handbook for you, please contact our team.
Disclaimer: We remind you that while this article provides commentary on employment law and health and safety topics, it should not be used as a substitute for legal or professional advice for specific situations. Please seek legal advice from your lawyer for any questions specific to your workplace.