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CHORLEY ROAD BLACKPOOL  STAFF HANDBOOK  SBL Issue 18   Updated August 2018
CONTENTS 1.  CIRCULARS  2.  DUTIES AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS  3.  DRESS AND APPEARANCE  4.  HOLIDAYS, ABSENCE, TIMEKEEPING ...
27.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES  28.  SAFEGUARDING  29.  DISCIPLINE AND GRIEVANCE  30.  COMPANY VEHICLES  31.  WHISTLEBLOWING  32...
INTRODUCTION You are employed by Trevors Warehouses Limited  the    Company     on the terms and conditions set out in you...
1.  CIRCULARS  You are required to read and observe all instructions applicable to you and all appropriate circulars memor...
must be maintained at all times, this is especially important because of the nature of the industry you work within. Manag...
If you have difficulty understanding the Company   s requirements for appropriate dress and appearance, or maintaining the...
made by the Company to minimise any hardship or inconvenience for the employee. It is Company Policy to ensure that all st...
Any requests to change your shift with a co-worker must be applied for on the Shift Swap Request Form, which must be signe...
Assessment and other documentation to assist the Company in assessing your ability to carry out your normal work duties. I...
4a.  ABSENCE MANAGEMENT POLICY  The Company collects and uses data to identify particular patterns of absence and the unde...
may be able to take to speed your return to work. In cases where staff do not feel able to visit the premises, a home visi...
Company, during normal working hours, or at work related events, irrespective of location. You are permitted to take medic...
performance of their work. Employees have a responsibility to use these resources in a professional and lawful manner and ...
You must not knowingly access, transmit, download, upload, store, distribute, display, view, retrieve, receive or otherwis...
Employees must ensure they have the correct email address for intended recipients. If Employees inadvertently misdirect an...
Emails addressed to you which are received during your absence from work  e.g. due to sickness or holiday  may be reviewed...
prove that despite the bribery occurring, it has adequate procedures in place to prevent those persons associated with it ...
result of the advantage or as a reward for performing the relevant function improperly. The improper performance of a rele...
8.  The provision or acceptance of entertainment of a sexual nature is expressly prohibited.  9.  Acceptable hospitality a...
instances of bribery. Staff should therefore be alert to the possibility of bribery. Anyone who has concerns regarding act...
8.  RETIREMENT  You can now keep working past your State Pension age and usually work for as long as you want to.    Defau...
Taking your pension early because of ill health You might be able to get higher payments if you need to take your pension ...
 normalise  smoking. Although we agree there is uncertainty about the harmfulness of the vapour, it is felt that employees...
A non-exhaustive list of situations where the capability procedure could be invoked includes  a. Excessive absenteeism    ...
Stage 2      First  Written Warning If the required improvement is not achieved within the specified period, or the improv...
11.  TELEPHONE POLICY  Personal Telephone Calls from the Company   s Telephones Telephones are critical to our business, a...
          should also not take any calls where the conditions would place them or other road users at any risk. If a hands...
             Ordinary maternity leave     OML      Additional maternity leave     AML      and Statutory maternity pay    ...
     Average weekly earnings of at least equal to the lower earnings limit for Class 1 National Insurance contributions du...
14.  NEW AND EXPECTANT MOTHERS  Trevors Warehouses Ltd  t a Trevors Foodservice  recognises its duty to comply with the He...
                       to ensure that, upon receipt of written notification that if one of their staff is a new or expecta...
Definitions The phrase    new or expectant mother    means an employee who is either pregnant or has given birth within th...
Manual handling should be avoided by pregnant women unless the risks are judged to be low. If this is not possible the cha...
Any additional risk assessments completed in connection with the NMA1, must be attached to the initial risk assessment  an...
contract, such as contractual notice and redundancy terms, still apply. The Company may postpone a period of parental leav...
Applications for dependants leave must be made formally via your line manager and a form filled out when you return to wor...
This replaces your normal earnings and helps you take time off to care for your child or to support the mother. The Compan...
or partner - including female partner in a same-sex couple. Please submit the completed form to the Business Support offic...
for any suitable alternative employment that may arise. Where you have opted to take additional adoption leave you will be...
Religious Holidays  Other Than Statutory Public Holidays  The Company will endeavor to allow time off to observe religious...
20.  FLEXIBLE WORKING  Overview This policy provides employees with a general outline of the statutory provisions relating...
                 how, in their view, any such effect could be dealt with whether this is a statutory or non-statutory requ...
If the Company is able to grant your request, it will be confirmed to you that your employment contract will be changed to...
necessary with the agreement of the employee . The organisation will reserve the right, at the end of the agreed trial per...
Company Property You are responsible for any Company equipment or documents issued to you whilst in the Company   s employ...
     compiling emergency contact details.  The Company takes all reasonable steps to keep your information confidential an...
25.  NOISE POLICY  This Policy is to encourage and promote good practice, healthy living and good community relations thro...
discuss the main areas of concern in order to create workable solutions. We expect full cooperation from staff members in ...
27.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES  The Company is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to maintaining a working e...
                             which is not limited to circumstances where harassment relates to a protected characteristic ...
individual s  responsible for the treatment, even if you follow only the informal procedure. Formal procedure If you wish ...
2  3  4  5   Making a positive contribution  Being healthy  Achieving economic well being  and Staying safe  Nominated Off...
                           Children and vulnerable persons are treated equitably and sensitively, regardless of gender, et...
Training Each work placement will receive a Work Placement Induction, if then they are progressed to apprentice status the...
Revision of Policy The Safeguarding Officer will carry out the reviews of this policy. This policy is not intended to be c...
another Manager or HR representative. Sometimes it may be appropriate for the Company to carry out a preliminary investiga...
first written warning will be kept on file but the warning will lapse after 12 months subject to satisfactory conduct and ...
reassignment, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, disability or age      act...
representative or work colleague. A trade union representative, who is not an employed official, must have been certified ...
Step 2 Appeal     If the employee does wish to appeal, they must inform the employer in writing.     If the employee infor...
    After the meeting, the employer must inform the employee of their decision as to their response to the grievance and n...
                              The company promotes safe driving and everyone, including managers, should understand that t...
                  All employees should ensure that they take due care and attention of other road users at all times. No e...
                                                    weight, metabolism, the amount of food you   ve eaten, the type and st...
                   Even though our drivers have passed a driving test, it is still necessary for the business to carry out...
travelled, driving times and speeds. This information may be used in any subsequent disciplinary action. Accidents        ...
Our company car policy describes our guidelines for using company cars   vehicles. A    company car    is any type of vehi...
Driver   s obligations We expect employees who drive company vehicles to follow rules. These rules include      Drive safe...
31.  WHISTLEBLOWING  Under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, you have a statutory right to disclose concerns relati...
An up to date copy of the Company Handbook will always be available from the office for any employee to refer to.  33.  QU...