Employment essentials

Looking for basic, straightforward information about employing staff?

Here you can download information about all the statutory rights of employees as well as general HR guidance for small organisations in the voluntary and community sector.


Documents include an example of a simple contract of employment, as well as guidance on managing employees' performance and a basic health and safety policy and disciplinary and grievance procedures.


You can also download our free guide for groups thinking about employing a paid worker (DOC 232kb).


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Last updated 17.03.16