Staff handbook template

A staff handbook is designed to provide each of your employees with information about your organisation and details of their employment. The handbook can contain a number of policies, procedures and rules, some of which may also form part of a staff member’s contract of employment.

You can download our handy staff handbook template and customise it to suit your needs. The template includes the following sections:

  • Use of the staff handbook
  • About [your organisation]
  • Equal opportunities
  • Dignity at work
  • Joining [your organisation]
  • Pay
  • Pensions
  • Time of in lieu
  • Holidays
  • Holiday year
  • Sickness absence
  • Sick pay
  • Time off
  • Training, development and promotion
  • Communications
  • Performance and behaviour at work
  • Disciplinary procedure
  • Whistle-blowing
  • Equal opportunities
  • Health and safety
  • Termination of employment
  • Retirement