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Administration and Recordkeeping Every Business Needs >
Every business, big or small, must follow certain administration and recordkeeping requirements. Learn how to effectively manage attendance and pay while keeping compliant with regulations.​​​​​

Creating Employee Policies and Manuals

Creating and Enforcing Employee Policies

Every business, big or small, must establish and enforce employee policies. Preparing an employee manual can help you collect and evaluate your employment policies to ensure your business is running smoothly.

Establishing Policies
Establishing Policies

Policies serve a dual purpose. They outline how employees are expected to behave – and how businesses are expected to operate. By establishing employee policies, employers help ensure that all employees are treated in a fair and consistent manner.

In this chapter, you'll learn:

  • Employee policies every company should have
  • How to create a code of conduct
  • Must-haves for attendance policies
    Preparing an Employee Manual

    Once you’ve established employment policies, creating an employee manual or handbook can help you share this information with employees in an easy-to-read manner. While employee manuals can often help you avoid lawsuits later on down the line, you need to be careful that the language you use isn't setting you up for other legal problems.

    In this chapter, you'll learn:

    • Why every business needs a handbook
    • What information to include in your manual
    • Tips for ensuring your employee handbook is legally compliant
      Preparing an Employee Manual