As the country is slowly easing out of lockdown, many organisations are cautiously and gradually returning to the workplace or planning to do so. If you are a charity or voluntary group that employs individuals, then the trustees are employers in law. For help with mapping out a process and ensuring the board thinks through all the stages, take a look at the following free process maps from ACAS below. These three process maps are interactive resources, which signpost some recommended actions and further guidance that is available.
Returning to the workplace process map
Designed for employers who are preparing for a return to the workplace, including a process for ensuring the workplace is Covid-19 Secure and also a People Strategy to take into account those who are vulnerable, how to deal with annual leave and ending furlough. Access the returning to the workplace process map here.
Varying an employment contract process map
For employers who are considering making changes to employee contracts and/or terms and conditions. This interactive resource has been designed to help employers better understand this process, required steps, statutory obligations and also good practice when engaging with employees. It also provides details of options, alternative approaches to contract variation, risks and prompts. Access the varying an employment contract process map here.
Redundancy process map
This process map is designed for employers who are unfortunately having to consider making redundancies within their organisation. This interactive resource has been designed to help employers better understand redundancy processes, required steps and also good practice when engaging with employees. It also provides details of options and alternatives to making redundancies and prompts employers to consider further support they can provide to their employees. Access the Redundancy process map here.
If you would like further advice and support about your charity’s specific circumstances, contact Herjeet at firstname.lastname@example.org for confidential advice.