A simple 1-page process guide to support a newer member to get involved in a particular working group within the organisation. It aims to provide clarity for members looking to get involved in a new part of the cooperative.
Clear non-punitive steps for a small cooperative to take when a conflict has been raised between members. Includes steps that range from informal conversations to deciding to close the cooperative.
A detailed process and template guide for a mid-sized collectively-managed organisation, to review its current pay policy. It includes steps for identifying the scope of the review and the types of questions it will and won't ask (including several specific ones which came up in this organisation), as well as projected timelines for gathering information and developing proposals, collectively and democratically.
A policy for a mid-sized organisation to identify individual and collective responsibilities for staff taking time off, in a way that both enables staff to take time away, and for it to avoid negatively impacting on staff who are still working. Includes link to a template for work handover planning.
A comprehensive collection of policies designed to support staff with parental or caring responsibilities. Includes: Wider political framing for the importance of this set of policies, Parental leave, Parental leave pay, Carer leave, Parent and carer pay subsidy, Flexible working for parents and carers, Paying for nursery deposits, Providing or subsidising childcare or care costs arising from out-of-hours work, Support accessing child care or caring benefits, Improving how we communicate about our support for parents and carers (With staff and in public communications), and Limitations of support for parents and carers.
This policy sets out employees' entitlement to leave to care for children during the period until the child reaches 18 years old.
This is a non-punitive version of a disciplinary procedure, designed to encourage dialogue through structured opportunities to discuss and learn from mistakes. It has been written to follow the guidelines set out in the Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures, without the punishment-based approach of issuing warnings.