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Hiring staff

The following documents are free and are here to help you to hire staff. Others are available to help with Managing staff and Disciplining staff.

Job descriptions

Person specification

Job application forms

Equal opportunities monitoring

Written Statement of Employment

Settling in the new employee

  • word  Induction checklist [106kb] - the details you need to run through with a new starter, including who's who in the company, understanding the job and company rules.

Note: The samples for letters, forms and checklists are here to help you, but users must take full responsibility for the content they send out.

Further guidance

If, after looking at these templates, you feel you need additional help on hiring staff, Acas has other free guidance you can download.

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Alternatively you can call the Acas Helpline on 0300 123 1100.

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