H.R. Forum

HR Forum

HR Support and Advice

As a member, you have access to the FREE Chamber HR service which helps you to keep pace with the ever-increasing stream of employment legislation

You will also have unlimted access to the Chamber's HR and H&S website -  where you can download over 240 policies, standard letters and procedures.  

All documentation is compliant, putting your business in the best position to defend any consequential action, for example:

  • A contract of employment
  • A compliant Employee Handbook
  • A compliant Health & Safety Policy
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Grievance procedures
  • A description of the law and considerations relating to the major pieces of legislation covering employment law and health & safety

Each member is given a unique password and log in - if you have lost this information contact Knowsley Chamber.

There is also unlimited access to a telephone helpline (cost of the call only - legal advice is free).  The employment helpline number is:- 01455 852 037

Click here to visit this extremely useful website

If you require any assistance on the above contact the Chamber on 0151 477 1356 or email sheila.toft@knowsleychamber.org.uk

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Working Well

The aim of the Working Well programme (Knowsley's Workplace Health Programme) is to support businesses to encourage their staff to make healthier choices in the workplace, and to ensure appropriate policies are in place to provide a healthier working environment.   Working Well is based on targeted actions around:-

  • healthy eating
  • physical activity
  • alcohol reduction
  • smoking cessation
  • mental health and wellbeing
  • health and safety

From 1 April 2013, grants of up to £500 are available to businesses in the borough of Knowsley that employ 2-249 staff.  Click here to download an application form..

The Knowsley HR Forum

This was established by the business community to support the business community.  The Forum hosts employment briefings and workshops  - delivered by some of the UK's leading Employment Lawyers, HR Specialists and other organisations, eg. ACAS.

Through the HR Forum you will receive practical guidance  and tips to take back to your business.  Remember through the Chamber's legal expense insurance policy if one of your employees submit an application to Employment Tribunal you have insurance in place to cover the defence costs and tribunal awards (as long as advice is taken). 

If you would like to attend our HR Forum and/or receive information on news, events, or training then please: TELEPHONE: 0151 477 1356 or email sheila.toft@knowsleychamber.org.uk

To see what events are planned, click here