Changes to existing documents

Employment

Employee handbook

We've amended the Working hours policy following recent case law, to clarify that staff may sometimes be eligible for pay when not actually working if they're required to be available for work (e.g. on call).

The figure for statutory sick pay has also been updated in preparation for the April increase.

Employment agreement
Employment statement
Fixed-term employment agreement
Job offer letter
Zero hours worker agreement

We have:

Executive director's service agreement

We have:

Licence for an employee to occupy residential accommodation
Service occupancy agreement (Scotland)

We have updated the national living wage/national minimum wage and accommodation daily allowance rates ahead of their increase in April.

Powers of attorney

Continuing and welfare power of attorney
Continuing power of attorney
Power of attorney registration form
Welfare power of attorney

The Scottish OPG's registration fee will increase to £77 on 25 April and we have updated these documents accordingly.

Enduring power of attorney (Northern Ireland)
EP2 – Application to register an EPA (Northern Ireland)

The Office of Care and Protection's registration fee will increase to £137 on 1 April and we have updated these documents accordingly.