4. Policies Explained - Part 2

Why Have Policy Documents?

HR policy documents can provide the organisation with flexibility and protection. They also provide guidance for employees about important matters relating to their employment. Clear policies and procedures make up your 'rule book'. Therefore, if 'rules' are broken, action can be taken. They also help to ensure employees act and conduct themselves to the standards required. For example, a policy on dress code will help ensure employees dress appropriately for the workplace (and if they do not, you can take action to correct this).

On this page and Policies Explained - Part 1, we give a brief explanation of all of the policy documents available in the templates section. The template policy will also provide further information. Policies Explained...

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This page gives an overview of the following policies and procedures:

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