HR Guides


Here you will find a variety of free HR guides for employers that give an outline of things to consider when dealing with certain employment situations in the workplace.

Disciplinary/Grievance Guides

Dealing with disciplinary and grievance matters in the workplace can be very challenging, and that is why we have produced these easy to follow guides to help support you in the process.

Disciplinary Guides:
The Investigation Stage
The Hearing Stage
The Appeal Hearing Stage
Capability/Performance Management

Grievance Guides:
Informal Grievance
Formal Grievance
The Grievance Appeal

Dismissal/Redundancy Guides

Wanting to terminate someone’s employment can be for a variety of reasons and it needs to be approached correctly to minimise the risk to your business. Our guides will give you an overview of what you need to think about when considering a short service dismissal or redundancies.

Dismissal Guides:
Short Service Dismissal
Short-time Working Lay Off and Reduction in Hours

Redundancy Guides:
Less than 20 Redundancies

Absence/Sickness Guides

Here you will find guidance on how to deal with short term absence and long-term sickness, including what meetings and procedures need to take place.

Absence Guides:
Absence Management

Sickness Guides:
Long-term: Initial Meeting or Medical Report
Long-term: Potential Dismissal Meeting

Flexible working Guides

Allowing flexible working in the workplace can result in getting the best out of your employees. We have created some guides to help you manage each stage of this process.

Flexible Working Guides:
Meeting to Discuss
Decision Making 
Appeal Meeting
Decision Making at Appeal