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A Tips & Advice book about... 

In a nutshell

This book helps you stay compliant, reduce your overheads and improve your green credentials. It provides legally safe documents that cover every possible environment situation. Each one comes with a useful introduction explaining when and how it should be used.

In detail

Bang up-to-date with all the recent legal developments and case law, it contains all the documents needed to stay on the right side of the increasing volume of environmental regulation, in the least-cost way.

  • More than the classic examples that you can find online. Our documents are designed with real-world applications in mind
  • Legally secure. All our documents have been created by experts in the field meaning you don’t have to leave anything to chance or take unnecessary risks
  • Accompanied by detailed information on how to really get the most from each document.
  • Quickly see where and how they should be used for maximum value and effect

This is your source of legally secure, ready-to-use documents to cover practically every environment situation. Plus, with the accompanying  online service you can copy, adapt and print each document to suit your own needs, saving even more time and money.

We've created this Tips & Advice book especially for... 

Business owners, environment managers, SHE managers, environment consultants, company directors that want to:

  • Have the right paperwork in place
  • Stay on the right side of environment legislation in the least-cost way

Advisors that want to:

  • Satisfy their customers' environment requirements

You'll get the following free extras with this Tips & Advice book... 

An online service with ready-to-use documents and/or tools

  • To immediately apply our advice and solutions in practice
  • That you can easily adapt to suit your own requirements

In this book you'll read about...

Table of contents


Chapter 1 - Environmental incidents

Environmental incident - action record

Environmental incident investigation policy and procedure

Environmental incident investigation report

Environmental incident reporting
policy and procedure

Environmental incident - witness statement

Flow chart - non-conformances

Non-conformance and corrective action record - environment

Pollution incident response plan

Chapter 2 - Environmental management systems

Construction - environmental management checklist

Contractor appraisal questionnaire - environment

Environment - continuous improvement plan

Environmental arrangements

Environmental audit checklist

Environmental benchmarking and performance indicators

Environmental fire prevention plan

Environmental management organisational structure

Environmental management responsibilities

Environmental objectives and targets

Environmental organisation

Environmental policy audit

Environmental policy statement

Environmental purchasing policy

Environmental risk assessment procedure

Flood plan

Guidance note - types of environmental management system

ISO 14001 environmental policy statement

Permit compliance checklist

Pesticide log book

Chapter 3 - Statutory nuisance

Dust management checklist

Fume and odour management checklist

Guidance note - how to avoid creating a statutory nuisance

Guidance note - statutory nuisance - enforcement

Noise management checklist

Waste management checklist

Chapter 4 - Noise reduction and control

Environmental noise monitoring record

Guidance note - noise assessment and control

Initial nuisance noise assessment

Low noise hire and purchasing policy

Noise monitoring and assessment
policy and procedure

Nuisance noise reduction and control policy and procedure

Register of environmental legislation - noise and nuisance

Chapter 5 - Waste management

Consignment note

Fly-tipped waste checklist

Guidance note - duty of care

Guidance note - hazardous waste minimisation

Guidance note - managing hazardous waste

Guidance note - selection and management of waste contractors

Register of environmental legislation - waste

Register of hazardous waste
consignment notes

Waste data summary

Waste hierarchy policy

Waste minimisation and recycling policy

Waste reduction checklist

Waste transfer note

Chapter 6 - Water

Guidance note - discharge of waste water

Guidance note - grey water recycling and rainwater harvesting

Register of environmental legislation - water

Waste water management policy
and procedure

Water efficiency policy and procedure

Water pollution risks checklist

Water wastage survey

Chapter 7 - Transport

Corporate transport policy

Guidance note - alternative fuels

Procedures for reducing
unnecessary journeys

Chapter 8 - Energy management

Carbon emissions reduction plan

Energy management policy

Office - energy saving checklist

Register of environmental legislation - energy

Chapter 9 - Environmental impact assessments

Environment aspects and impacts register

Environmental risk assessment

Guidance note - contaminated land
and tax relief

Guidance note - contaminated land emergency control procedure

Guidance note - contaminated land remediation techniques

Guidance note - contaminated soil

Guidance note - dealing with protected species, heritage and cultural aspects

Guidance note - environmental
impact/risk assessments

Guidance note - identifying contaminated land

Chapter 10 - Oil storage

Best practice techniques for preventing oil pollution

Guidance note - oil separators

Guidance note - oil storage

Guidance note - pollution response plan

Oil storage checklist

Oil storage policy and procedure

A Tips & Advice book about... 

In a nutshell

Use this book to manage your staff in a productive, legally secure way. It contains a set of documents that cover every possible workplace scenario, each one accompanied by an introduction explaining the law and how to get the most from it.  

Fully updated to include a suite of GDPR documents covering how to handle data subject access requests and record data processing activities plus new subjects such as employee engagement, expenses claims and dealing with poor performance, it’s all you need for effective HR management.

In detail

You'll find 140+ ready to use documents in this book, including letters, checklists, policies and procedures, split across 15 familiar sections:

  1. Recruitment and selection
  2. Appraisals, promotion and training
  3. Contracts of employment
  4. Company rules
  5. Pay and pensions
  6. Data protection
  7. Disciplinary, capability and dismissal
  8. Grievances
  9. Sickness absence
  10. Time off and holidays
  11. Work and parents
  12. Flexible working
  13. Redundancy
  14. Termination of employment
  15. Personnel management

It comes with a free online service containing all the ready-to-use, easily accessible documents and will soon become an indispensable aid to effective HR practice.

We've created this Tips & Advice book especially for... 

Employers, HR managers and supervisors, company owners that want to:

  • Manage their staff in an effective, legally secure way

This new edition has been updated with over 40 new documents… 

A suite of GDPR documents including:
  • How to handle data subject access requests
  • Record data processing activities

Other new documents, spread over 15 sections, cover:

  • References
  • New starters
  • Expenses
  • Poor performance
  • Misconduct
  • New parents
  • Employee engagement

You'll get the following free extras with this Tips & Advice book... 

An online service

  • To immediately apply our advice and solutions in practice
  • That you can easily adapt to suit your own requirements

In this Tips & Advice book you'll read about...

Table of contents

Chapter 1 - Recruitment and selection

Academic qualifications request

Acknowledgement of application letter

Application form

Character reference questionnaire

Equal opportunities monitoring form

Induction checklist

Interview expenses claim form

Invitation to attend interview letter

IT security induction helpsheet

Job description and person specification

Letter advising social media will be disregarded

Letter declining a reference

Letter enclosing application form

Making a job offer checklist

New starter checklist

New starter form

Personal statement review helpsheet

Pre-employment checklist

Recruitment checklist

Rejection of candidate after interview letter

Rejection of candidate before interview letter

Right to work checklist

Chapter 2 - Appraisals, promotion and training

Appraisal checklist

Appraisal procedure and form

Employee training record

Equal opportunities training record

Invitation to attend an appraisal meeting

Performance progress record

Whistleblowing training record

Chapter 3 - Contracts of employment

Employed or self-employed checklist

Letter enclosing copy of employee’s contract
of employment

Chapter 4 - Company rules

Corporate hospitality report form

Letter confirming charity cake bake rules

Letter enclosing a company policy

Letter permitting employee to offer gift/hospitality

Letter requiring removal of social media postings

Letter to employee who accepts a gift/hospitality without approval

Letter to employee who is imposing strong beliefs

Letter to employee who offers a gift/hospitality
without approval

Notice to discuss dress policy breach

Property issued to employee form

Staff toilet upkeep memo

Workplace sweepstake rules

Chapter 5 - Pay and pensions

Expenses claim form

Letter advising of NMW rate increase (due to age)

Letter advising of NMW rate increase
(due to legislation)

Letter rejecting expenses claim

Overpayment of wages letter

Pension auto-enrolment: record of employees enrolled

Chapter 6 - Data protection

Change of circumstances form

GDPR data subject access request form

GDPR employee data processing checklist

GDPR register of data subject access requests

Letter to employee’s emergency contact

Record of personal data processing activities

Chapter 7 - Disciplinary, capability and dismissal

Dealing with poor performance checklist

Disciplinary proceedings checklist

Employee disciplinary record

Incapacity checklist

Letter enclosing witness confidentiality agreement
and undertaking

Letter excluding employee from disciplinary hearing

Letter warning actions will be viewed
as potential gross misconduct

Minutes of disciplinary hearing

Misconduct checklist

Post-dismissal checklist

Pre-dismissal checklist

Tribunal preparation checklist

Witness confidentiality agreement and undertaking

Witness statement checklist

Witness statement record

Chapter 8 - Grievances

Employee grievance record

Minutes of grievance meeting

Chapter 9 - Sickness absence

Counselling form

Employee absence record form

Invitation to attend return to work interview

Letter confirming temporary work alterations

Letter declining fit note recommendations

Letter following review of employee initially
not fit for work

Letter requesting home visit with sick employee

Letter requiring statement of fitness for work

Letter reviewing temporary working alterations

Letter seeking authenticity of statement
of fitness for work

May be fit for work acknowledgement letter

Not fit for work acknowledgement letter

Return to work interview form

Self-certification of sickness absence form

Chapter 10 - Time off and holidays

Holiday request form

Letter confirming a career break

Letter rejecting holiday request

Letter rejecting request for a sabbatical

Letter to bereaved employee

Request to carry over holiday form

Special leave request form

Time off in lieu form

Chapter 11 - Work and parents

Adoption leave checklist

Adoption leave request form

Family emergencies absence form

Job vacancy letter during parent-related leave

Letter explaining “keeping in touch” days

Letter inviting employee to attend
a keeping in touch day

Letter inviting employee to attend a SPLIT day

Maternity checklist

Parental leave request form

Paternity leave request form

Refusal of a parental leave request

Standard paternity leave checklist

Chapter 12 - Flexible working

Flexible working application form

Letter reminding employee of flexible working arrangement terms

Trial flexible working arrangement letter

Chapter 13 - Redundancy

Letter to wider workforce about redundancy situation

Time off to look for work on redundancy letter

Chapter 14 - Termination of employment

Invitation to attend an exit interview

Leaver’s checklist

Leaver’s details form

Letter advising employee has left

Letter enclosing P45 and/or final salary pay slip

Letter to ex-employee requesting information

Chapter 15 - Personnel management

Agency worker day one right response letter

Agreement for loan repayment

Checklist of practical steps to protect businesses from breaches of confidentiality

Employment overview record

Gifts report form

Health questionnaire for night workers

Informal meeting request

Invitation to absent employee to work-related event

Lay offs and short-time working checklist

Letter acknowledging whistleblowing disclosure

Letter asking about secondary work

Letter explaining opt-out rights for betting workers

Letter following informal discussion
of minor misconduct

Letter following informal discussion of minor poor performance

Letter imposing a lay-off or short time working
(in exercise of a specific contractual power)

Letter informing agency worker of rights
after twelve weeks

Letter seeking agreement to a lay-off or
short time working

Letter to next of kin on death of employee

Loan application form

Notice of staff meeting outside normal working hours

Opt-out agreement

Register of keys and alarm codes

Right to search authorisation form

Road incident form

Staff discounts record

Staff questionnaire on employee engagement

Statement in advance of a work-related event

Sunday trading statutory rights statement

Sunday working opt-in letter

Suspension on medical grounds letter

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