Managing People

This page contains sample templates  documents to assist parishes in effective management of their staff.         

If you require additional assistance relating to any of the processes, please contact the HR Team.

Annual Leave

Please see the link here for guidance on annual leave - new rules from April 2024

Absence Management

Sickness absence policy - to follow

Annual Review

Appraisal Form Annual review notification

Contract Amendments

Changing a contract - see ACAS for free advice and resources

Disciplinary and capability & grievance

Dealing with problems at work - please find some useful resources here from ACAS

Disciplinary policy

Capability Policy

Grievance Policy


Employee handbook

Employee handbook guidance

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunities Statement


Equality and Diversity and Inclusion


Equality and Diversity policy


Expenses policy

Family Friendly Policies and guidance

ACAS guidance for managing employees maternity leave 

Government guidance maternity/adoption leave

Family friendly policy including maternity, adoption and paternity leave

Maternity leave acknowledgement letter

New and expectant mother risk assessment template

Health and Safety

Guidance on health and safety can be found in this material from Ecclesiastical Insurance.


Menopause policy


Link to ACAS redundancy advice and resource page

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