Welcome to the Chamber Member’s Lounge! Here you will find member-exclusive templates and information you can use to help your business grow from strength to strength. The content on here will continue to grow, so keep logging in and checking back for more!
Whether you’re employing new staff, managing difficult conversations or planning your organisation’s future, start downloading some of our resources and tools below.
Our employment templates have been provided by employment law specialists, Dentons Kensington Swan.
Increasing Sick Leave - from 24th July
Parliament has passed the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill to increase the minimum employee sick leave entitlement from 5 days to 10 days per year. READ MORE
can staff refuse a vaccine?
There are many considerations in the workplace around the roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine. Make sure you follow and fair and reasonable process by reading the latest advice here. DOWNLOAD NOW
marketing PLAN TEMPLATE
Start with your mission statement and our extensive marketing plan will guide you through the rest in simple terms. DOWNLOAD HERE
business plan template
Our template will walk you through the common sections of a business plan. It’s perfect for many situations, including starting a business, seeking new partners, changing direction or fighting challenges. DOWNLOAD HERE
DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY TEMPLATE
Navigating employment issues around drug and alcohol can be a tricky. Implement this policy into your organisation to ensure both you, as the employer, and your employees know where they stand on the topic. DOWNLOAD HERE
COVID19 RESPONSE PLAN TEMPLATE
Having a plan in place for all Alert Levels during Covid is crucial for your business. It sets out expectations and procedures for all stakeholders and ensures everyone has the correct information and critical contact details on file. Use our template to create your businesses response plan. DOWNLOAD NOW
Develop your company's sickness policy with this template which ensure you have all the relevant clauses to keep the business and your employees safe and health. DOWNLOAD NOW
Leave entitlements and use of leave can be tricky to navigate. Having a comprehensive policy helps make this easier. Use this template to develop a document for your business. DOWNLOAD NOW
HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY
Health and safety should be at top of mind for every business Use this template as a starting block to develop a comprehensive policy relevant to your sector or line of work. DOWNLOAD NOW
Bullying and Harassment Policy
Put together a robust and transparent bullying and harassment policy for use across your business and various departments. DOWNLOAD NOW
Use this template to develop a clear policy which sets out the process your business will follow for situations where disciplinary action is required. DOWNLOAD NOW
INVITATION TO INVESTIGATION MEETING
When you're about to embark on an investigation, use this template to ensure you start the process right. DOWNLOAD NOW
OUTCOME OF INVESTIGATION MEETING
Use this template when you're preparing the documentation for the outcome of a recent investigation meeting. DOWNLOAD NOW
PROPOSAL TO SUSPEND
If you are needing to suspend an employee, this template includes the clauses you need to use in your proposal to ensure you follow the correct process. DOWNLOAD
Invitation to Disciplinary Meeting
It can be difficult to start the conversations around disciplinary meetings. This template provides you with the information you need to include in an employee’s invitation to a disciplinary meeting.
Outcome of Disciplinary Meeting
To ensure you follow the legal processes required when dealing with disciplinary matters, use this template to provide your employee with the information on the outcome from a disciplinary meeting. DOWNLOAD
Invitation to Performance Meeting
Needing to engage an employee in a formal performance meeting? Download this template to ensure you invite them to the meeting using the correct terminology and information. DOWNLOAD
Outcome of Performance Meeting
Following the process of a performance meeting, you can use this template to inform your employee of the outcome of the meeting and what the next steps will be for both parties. DOWNLOAD
INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT TEMPLATE
Drafting up a new individual employment contract can be tricky. This template gives you the required clauses, as well as information on additional clauses you can include to ensure the best outcome for both you and your future employee. DOWNLOAD
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT TEMPLATE
Having an independent contractor onboard can be a great for your business, especially when they have specialised skills and can fill a gap in your business needs. Download this template with key clauses to include in your agreement. DOWNLOAD
Redundancy can be a tricky process to grasp. This is a useful checklist to work from when you are implementing a redundancy within your organisation. DOWNLOAD
With so many types of roles now available, writing a job description can be overwhelming. Visit our members-only job description centre to find a template suited for the role you’re hiring for. DOWNLOAD
Find informative videos covering various employment questions and answers here from employment law specialists Dentons Kensington Swan. VIEW VIDEOS
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MEMBER TO MEMBER DEALS
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MEMBER ONLY EVENTS
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SPECIALIST BUSINESS ADVICE
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SPEAKER SERIES VIDEOS
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