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To help you with hiring, managing and disciplining staff, use these free templates provided by the dispute resolution service Acas.

Templates for hiring staff

Including job descriptions, personal specifications, job application forms, equality and diversity monitoring, recruitment checklists, job offer letters, pre-employment checks and getting a new employee started.

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Templates for managing staff

Including appraisals, absence records, personal records like employment histories, shared parental leave, equality policies, staff studies (analysis of staff turnover etc.) and homeworking.

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Templates for disciplining staff

Including letters at all stages of a formal disciplinary process, keeping employee disciplinary records and conducting investigations.

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