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Covering: Holiday entitlement and taking holidays; sickness during periods of holidays; long-term absence and holidays; and arrangements on termination of employment
Covering how to deal with things informally; how formal performance meetings are carried out; performance improvement stages; dismissals for poor performance.
Covering reporting absence and evidence of incapacity; fit for work service; managing long term and persistent absence; and other types of absence.
Covering investigations; dismissal and other sanctions, examples.
Covering informal grievances; formal grievance procedure; right to be accompanied.
Covering understanding whistleblowing; raising a concern; protection and confidentiality; and external disclosures.
Covering consequences of drug or alcohol use/possession; drinking at work events; dealing with side-effects of prescription medication; and screening and searches.
Covering understanding bribery & corruption; what staff must not do; kickbacks, gifts, hospitality and expenses; and record keeping and staff obligations.
Covering an explanation of the data protection principles; how the company deals with data; instructions on how employees should handle data; and subject access requests
Covering an explanation of modern slavery; what (not) to do if you are one of the company's suppliers; and what (not) to do if you are one of the company's employees.
Covering rules for using social media; business contacts; and problems on social media.
Covering different types of discrimination; duties and responsibilities for management and staff; recruitment and selection; and breaches and enforcement.
Covering understanding harassment & bullying; dealing with the problem; confidentiality; and protection.
Covering maternity leave and pay; shared parental leave; and paternity, adoption and ordinary parental leave.
Covering how to request flexible working; dealing with a flexible working request; and appeals and challenges.
Covering avoiding redundancies; making redundancies; sample selection criteria.