Human resources policies

Below is a list of human resources policies which are available on request for transparency reasons. (Where there is a link, the policy is available on the website.) They are not guidance documents for bodies in the Ombudsman's jurisdiction.

  • Adoption leave policy
  • Alcohol and drugs policy
  • Annual leave and public holidays policy
  • Bullying and harassment policy
  • Capability policy
  • Code of conduct for staff and conflict of interest rules
  • Criminal records policy
  • Dignity at work policy
  • Disciplinary procedure
  • Equality and diversity policy
  • Employee records policy
  • Flexible working policies
  • Fraud and bribery policy
  • Grievance procedure
  • Guidance on reasonable adjustments
  • Managing probation policy and procedure
  • Managing stress at work
  • Maternity leave policy
  • Ordinary parental leave policy
  • Paternity policy
  • Pension discretions
  • Recruitment policy
  • Redundancy policy
  • Secondment policy
  • Shared parental leave - adoption
  • Shared parental leave - birth
  • Sickness absence policy
  • Special leave policy
  • Training and development policy
  • Travel and subsistence policy
  • Use of internet policy
  • Use of social media policy
  • Whistleblowing policy
  • Work experience policy

Please contact the FOI Officer if you would like a copy of any of these policies and procedures.

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