HR Policies

Over 70 individual policies drafted to assist an organisation to set the conditions of employment. Drafted to comply with Australian legislation and Awards. Revised to meet the NES and Fair Work Act 2009.

Abandonment of Employment Policy

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the required procedure to be followed to ascertain if an employee has abandoned their employment

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Adoption of Australian Workplace Standard Policy

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to use an edit
  • Outlines Company commitment to Australian workplace standards inclusive of the National Employment Standards
     

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Annual Leave Policy

Policy that details employees annual leave entitlements and how employees apply for annual leave.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines employee entitlements to annual leave
  • Outlines procedures required to be followed to be eligible for annual leave

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Attendance and Absenteeism Policy

Policy detailing how the organisation handles an employee with unacceptable attendance and/or absenteeism from work.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the procedure to be adhered to in the event where a pattern of poor attendance and/or absenteeism becomes apparent without appropriate documentation

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Avoidance and Settlement of Disputes

Policy detailing the procedure for rectifying disputes over provisions of the award or the employment contract.

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Business Ethics

Policy stating the organisations business ethics.

  • Microsoft work format
  • 4 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • 10 sub-headings in accordance with business ethics including:
    • Confidentiality and intellectual property
    • Gifts and gratuities
    • Conflict of interest
    • Removal of property from Company premises
    • Security of Company assets and premises
    • Outside employment
    • Personnel records, release of confidential information
    • Access to Personnel files
    • Release of confidential information
    • Verbal references for former Employees

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Children in the Workplace

Policy that details the restrictions and conduct of children in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines workplace policy against:
    • Children in the workplace and;
    • Policy's for young workers (aged between 15 and 24)

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Code of Conduct Policy

Policy detailing the organisational standards of behaviour, ethics and integrity expected of all employees.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Lists the standards expected of employees as code of conduct

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Company Car Policy

Policy detailing the organisations code of conduct when using a company vehicle.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages 
  • Easy to edit and use

Includes policies relating to:

  • Tool of trade vehicles (provided to an employee due to the requirements of the position that they hold)
  • Packaged vehicles (provided to employees as part of their total remuneration package
  • General conditions for vehicles use
  • Accidents and incidents

Gives additional considerations for Motor Vehicle policies

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Company Travel Policy

Policy pertaining to procedures and guidleines to be followed when travelling on Business related matters.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 5 pages
  • easy to use and edit
  • includes general issues relating to company travel and prcoedures specific to:
    - domestic and international travel
    - Accommodation and rental cars
    - Meals
    - Traveller's cheques/foreign currency
    - payment and reimbursement for travel

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Confidentiality Policy

Policy that defines confidential information and sets out conditions applicable to the handling of confidential and sensative information in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use

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Credit Card Policy

Policy that details guidelines for issuing credit cards and terms and conditions of their use.

  • Microsoft word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines procedure where employees are issued credit cards including:
    • Personal liability card
    • Organisational liability card
  • Determines action necessary when an employee is issued a company credit card

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Customer Service Policy

Policy that details the standards of customer service expected by the organisation.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the standards of customer service expected of employees in relation to:
    • The procedure expected
    • The process and time frame for handling complaints and reaching agreement
    • The Appeals process

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Defence Leave Policy

Policy that details employees' leave entitlements when their services are required on behalf of the Australian Defence Forces.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy details employees' leave entitlements when their services are required on behalf of the Australian Defence Forces
  • Outlines the appropriate procedure to be adopted

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Disciplinary Policy

Policy detailing the procedure to be followed when an employee's conduct or performance is unsatisfactory.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 5 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Designed to ensure compliance with all relevant legislative
  • Procedures to be followed in accordance with Policy:
    • Oral warning
    • Written warning
    • Final written warning
    • Dismissal interview
    • Serious misconduct or serious offences  

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Diversity Orientation and Creative License - Policy

Policy relating to the Company's right to a creative licence whilst respecting the diversity orientation of employees within the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to use and edit

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Dress Jewellery and Hygiene Policy

Policy detailing the standards expected of the organisation in regards to personal hygiene, appropriate dress and wearing of jewellery.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Procedures to be followed in accordance with:
    • Hygiene
    • Dress and clothing
    • Uniforms
    • Footwear
    • Hair
    • Jewellery and piercings and body art  

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Drug and Alcohol Management (Fitness for Work)

13 page Drug and Alcohol Management policy -  Fitness for Work Policy

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Drug and Alcohol Management (Fitness for Work) for Construction sites

13 page Drug and Alcohol Management policy- Fitness for Work for construction sites.  This policy should be used when you have government funded construction projects or require a robust management system for your on site work.

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Educational Assistance Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to educational assistance.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines eligibility and procedure in line with the policy.
  • Determines the approval course of action including:
    • The approval form
    • Educational assistance
    • Study leave entitlements
    • Exclusions
    • Cessation of employment

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Electronic Devices, iPods, Camera Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to iPods, cameras and electronic devices in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to the use of electronic devices such as iPods and Cameras in the workplace

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Electronics Communication Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approaches to the correct use of electronic communication devices to protect the organisations integrity and information.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy outlines the code of conduct when using electronic media such as:
    • Software
    • Internet/intranet
    • E-mail

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Emergency Policy

Policy detailing the organisations emergency response plan.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines policy in relation to:
    • Company commitment
    • Resources
    • Emergency response planning management priorities
    • Manager and supervisor commitment
    • Employee commitment
    • Workplace Health and Safety committee commitment

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Environment Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to environmental planning.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to workplace environment issues

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to discrimination in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to the implementation of equal employment opportunity in the workplace
  • Outlines the types of employment situations where discriminatory actions can arise
  • Determines the prohibited grounds of discrimination

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Exit Interview Policy

Policy detailing the procedure of an exit interview when employment is terminated.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to conducting exit interviews with employees who leave the business

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Family and Domestic Violence Leave

  • 2 page policy
  • Detailing 5 days unpaid leave entitlement

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Grievance Policy

Policy detailing the procedure for managing grievances in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to handling grievances raised by employees
  • Outlines the processes in:
    • Confidentiality/impartiality
    • Timing
    • Reaching an agreement
    • The appeals methods
    • External tribunals

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Incentive and Bonus Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to bonus and incentive schemes.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to the payment of incentives and bonuses
  • Should be used in conjunction with the Why Have an Incentive/Bonus Scheme Guideline

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Induction Policy

Policy detailing the organisations induction procedure.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to employee induction
  • Inclusive of an induction process checklist

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Internet E-mail and Computer Use Policy

Policy detailing the appropriate use of computers and email in the organisation.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to the use of internet, email and computer resources
  • Outlines policies in accordance with:
    • Information protection/confidentiality
    • Use of computer equipment
    • Internet and email facilities
    • Security violations
    • Computer viruses
    • Telephone systems

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Leave Policy

Policy that details employees' leave entitlements and how employees apply for leave.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 10 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Policy that details employees':
    • Personal leave entitlements (including carer's leave, compassionate leave);
    • Annual leave entitlements;
    • Leave without pay entitlements;
    • Long service leave entitlements;
    • Parental leave;
    • Defence leave; and
    • Procedures necessary to follow when applying for leave

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Leave without Pay Policy

Policy that details when employees' are entitled to; and how they apply for leave without pay.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Sets out conditions applicable to leave without pay
  • Determines the procedure associated with leave without pay

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Mobile Phone Policy

Policy that details the organisations approach to mobile phones in the work place.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • outlines the correct and authorised use of mobile phones during working hours
  • covers both corporate mobile phones and personal mobile phones and employee responsbiilities.

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NZ Why Have a Bonus and Incentive Scheme

Guideline on how to plan and implement a bonus or incentive scheme inclusive of a detailed planning and implementing process

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 5 pages
  • Easy to use
  • Outlines the importance of a bonus and incentive scheme
  • Details types of incentive schemes including:
    • Commission schemes
    • Profit sharing
    • Tax considerations

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Parental Leave Policy

Policy that details employees' parental leave entitlements and how employees apply for parental leave.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to Parental leave, inclusive of the procedure required to be taken

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Payment of Salaries and Wages Policy

Policy that details payment of employee salaries and wages.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to payment of salaries and wages
  • Outlines authorised times to carry out deductions

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Personal Phone Calls at Work Policy

Policy that details the organisation's approach to personal phone calls at work.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to personal phone calls at work

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Police Check Policy

Policy that details the process for undertaking police checks on new or existing employees.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the principles involved in conducting police checks including providing a safe environment for employees
  • Determines procedures on:
    • Existing employees and volunteers
    • New employees and volunteers
    • completing police clearances

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Privacy Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to privacy.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines procedures based on:
    • Personal information
    • Collecting personal information
    • Informing individuals of their rights
    • Storage and security
    • Access and correction
    • Forms

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Probationary Employment Policy

Policy detailing the probationary period of new employees.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to probationary policy and the procedures which must be adhered to

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Recruitment and Selection Policy

Policy detailing the organisations procedure in regards to recruitment and selection.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 4 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy outlines the recruitment and selection process adopted. This process is detailed in accordance with:
    • A vacant position
    • Position advertisement
    • the interview process (inclusive of tests and assessment to be completed)
    • Selection (reviewing pool of candidates)
    • Selection of candidates and offer of employment

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Redundancy Policy

Policy that details the organisations redundancy policy and the circumstances in which an employees can apply for redundancy.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy outlines where the implementation of a redundancy/retrenchment program is required

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Rehabilitation Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to rehabilitation following the illness or injury of an employee.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines a rehabilitation plan
  • Determines procedures based on:
    • Minor injuries (generally not involving lost time)
    • Injuries involving lost time
    • The provision of suitable alternative duties

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Retirement Policy

Policy that details the organisations retirement procedure and the circumstances in which an employees can apply for retirement.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Policy that details the organisations retirement procedure and the circumstances in which an employees can apply for retirement.
  • Determines eligibility of employees to continue to work (no longer a compulsory retirement age)

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Sexual Harassment, Bullying and Victimisation Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to harassment in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy details the approach to harassment
  • Determines procedures to be taken in relation to:
    • Sexual harassment
    • Racial harassment and incitement of racial disharmony
    • General harassment and victimisation
  • Outlines procedure to be taken in the event of a dispute

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Smoke Free Work Environment Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to smoking in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out the conditions applicable to a smoke free work environment including:
    - specifying places where smoking is not permitted on company premises
    - outlining the responisbility of all employees to comply with this policy.

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Social Media Policy

Policy detailing social media use in the workplace and provides guidelines to employees for participation during thier employment.

 

  •  Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the definition of 'social media' and employee responsibility for usage both internal and external to the workplace
  • Outlines potential disciplinary action ifor potential breaches of this policy

 

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Study Leave Assistance Policy

Policy that details employees' study leave entitlements and how employees apply for study leave.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the policy surrounding further education and training
  • Details procedures to be undertaken by employees when applying for study leave or assistance including filling out appropriate forms

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Termination of Employment Policy

Policy that details the organisations procedure for termination of employment and the circumstances in which employment can be terminated.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Details reasons for termination of an employee's contract, defines, and outlines the appropriate procedures to be taken in relation with:
    • Resignation
    • Retirement
    • Conclusion of fixed term contract
    • Termination on notice
    • Abandonment of employment
    • Termination for poor/unsatisfactory work performance
    • Termination for serious and wilful misconduct
    • Redundancy/retrenchment
    • Final payments

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Training and Development Policy

Policy detailing the organisations approach to training and development.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 2 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the approach to training and development within an organisation
  • Outlines legislative obligations which need to be met to ensure sufficient training resources are provided

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Travel Expenses and Reimbursement Policy

Policy detailing the procedure for travel expenses and application for reimbursement.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Policy detailing the procedure for travel expenses and application for reimbursement
  • Outlines employee obligations in hopes of reimbursement

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Travel Policy

Policy detailing the procedure for travelling whilst on company business.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 4 pages
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Details procedure to be adhered to in accordance with:
    • Travel
    • Accommodation and rental cars
    • Meals
    • Traveller's cheques/foreign currency
    • Payment and reimbursement
    • General issues

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Work Experience Policy

Policy detailing the procedure for application and acceptance of a work experience placement.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out the conditions applicable to work experience
  • Outlines the procedures employees must employ when providing work experience opportunities

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Work Life Balance Policy

This polcy is designed to promote flexibile working arrangeents and reduce absenteeism, accidents, and injuries in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 3 pages
  • easy to use and edit
  • this policy oulines:
    - purpose of policy
    - roles and responsibilities of employees and the Company
    - guiding principles
    - Application of policy

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Working at Remote Locations Policy

Policy detailing the procedures to be followed when working at remote locations including contractor premises.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Determines policies and procedures which employees must adhere to when agreeing to perform work at remote locations. This is inclusive of contractor premises

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Working from Home Policy

Policy detailing the organisational procedures for working from home.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Details organisational procedure when working from home
  • Outlines details which must be agreed to prior to the commencement of the work

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Working Hours and Rostered Days Off Policy

Policy detailing the organisations standard working hours and the allocation and approval of rostered days off.

  • Microsoft word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • This policy sets out conditions applicable to working hours and rostered days off
  • Outlines the details of working hours and the allocation of rostered days off

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Young Workers Policy

Policy detailing the procedure for employing young person(s) in the workplace.

  • Microsoft Word format
  • 1 page
  • Easy to edit and use
  • Outlines the procedure to be taken where young workers are required to be adequately trained and supervised in the workplace

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