HOW TO GET THE BEST OUT OF THIS CHECKLIST
This is a checklist of the things that should be taken into account when considering employee relations. It allows businesses to assess how well they are meeting a number of key requirements, grouped together under broad subject headings.
Each requirement is presented as a statement (with its legal necessity shown in brackets afterwards). For each requirement, simply click on the left-hand tab that most accurately reflects your current position.
On a laptop or desktop computer, leaving your answers open will allow you to print and save your results at the end of the checklist. This facility is not available on mobile devices.
SECTION 1: Governance – Organisation
1.1: The person within your organisation who is responsible for Human Resources Management has been identified and understands their role (good practice).
1.2: The person within your organisation who is responsible for Health and Safety (including Fire Safety) has been identified and understands their role (statutory requirement).
1.3: The person within your organisation who is responsible for Whistleblowing has been identified and understands their role (good practice).
SECTION 2: Governance – Policy Framework
2.1: All aspects of people management within your organisation is directed by a Human Resources Policy that has been communicated to all staff (good practice).
2.2: Your organisation has a Staff Handbook that has been shared with all employees (good practice).
2.3: All aspects of staff safety within your organisation is directed by a Health and Safety (including Fire Safety) Policy that has been communicated to all staff (statutory requirement)
2.4: You have in place documentation to set out your organisation’s approach to Whistleblowing (statutory requirement / good practice).
2.5: A tariff of expenses and allowances that are payable to staff has been agreed and shared with all staff (good practice).
SECTION 3: Operations
3.1: The training requirements for all staff roles have been evaluated and is well understood (good practice).
3.2: All staff in your organisation understand the health and safety risks in their workplace and their roles in managing them (statutory) .
3.3: You have the necessary fire safety equipment in place and staff are familiar with them (statutory).
3.4: Your staff have received training on and understand the importance of equality and diversity in the workplace (statutory requirement / good practice).
3.5: All your staff understand and adhere to your procedures when working alone (good practice).
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