Most companies will want to produce a staff handbook that gives details of all the terms and conditions and benefits applying to staff. Much of this information is often too detailed and lengthy to be included in any offer letter or written statement of particulars of employment.
This chapter describes some of the main areas that are usually included within any staff handbook and gives extensive examples of what this content would typically look like. This is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of everything that could be included in a staff handbook, as this is primarily a matter of choice for the company in question.
The subjects most frequently covered in staff handbooks are: