New employment document toolkit

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New employer toolkit from the Labour Relations Agency (LRA) to help Northern Ireland businesses navigate employment rules and regulations

The new online employment document toolkit has been developed by the LRA to help existing and growing Northern Ireland businesses navigate the diverse rules and regulations of the employment landscape. It will help employers in Northern Ireland to be fully up to speed on employee rights and responsibilities.

The toolkit incorporates elements of relevant legislation and good practice to support your good employment practices and great employee relations. The toolkit aims to help Northern Ireland employers gain confidence by creating employment documents that fit their current and unique business needs.

Who is the toolkit for?

All businesses across Northern Ireland, irrespective of size, scale or sector, can use the online toolkit which provides the most up to date employment advice, draft documentation and information on a single platform. HR practitioners will also find the toolkit very useful. Each document in the toolkit can be downloaded and either replicated or adapted to fit the specific needs of the employer's organisation.

Employment topics covered

The employment document toolkit covers a range of key employment topics including:

  • written statement of employment
  • managing workplace disputes
  • sickness absence
  • harassment and bullying
  • menopause support for your staff

How to access the employment document toolkit

The employment document toolkit is free to use. It just requires users to register on the LRA website to access the wide range of employment guides and templates that will help employers to build documents, policies and procedures for their organisation.

Register with the LRA to access the free employment document toolkit.

First published 6 June 2022