If you want a 'one-stop shop' for your staff, you should consider having a Handbook. This template contains policies on absence, discipline, grievance as well as family friendly policies such as maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and flexible working.
When employees leave, it is useful to understand their reasons and also their views on your Company. This questionnaire provides a useful set of questions about the individual's role, working conditions, relationships, and reasons for leaving.
All businesses should consider having a health and safety policy, no matter how small you are – this is the recommended template from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and covers all the practical arrangements you need to have in place.
There are many reasons an employee may not be able to attend work, other than sickness. This policy attempts to cover these circumstances and how to manage them, in accordance with statutory provisions. Includes jury service, bereavement and emergency leave.