A to Z of Policies

To ensure that you are a best practice employer you need to have good policies and procedures in place.

To help you examples of model policies, toolkits and guides are available.

Essential documents and polices

If you are looking for help with creating employment policies PERS can help you with model policies. Model polices are available that cover all the key employment policies and you will find everything you need to make sure that your employment practices are legally compliant and follow best practice.


A number of the basic employment-related forms are usually required. These include forms for

  • expenses,
  • supervision,
  • training development records and many more.


Comprehensive guides to:

  • recruitment,
  • redundancy
  • disability.


Examples of model letters in important areas of employment such as discipline and redundancy are helpful to have on hand.

The model policies, forms and letters can be used or adapted for use in your organisation. All comply with legislation at the point of publishing. All terms are based on legal minimums but you may choose to improve on them if you can afford to do so. There are also guidance notes to assist you finalise your own document.

On the PERS website you will find other useful documents for your organisation and for your staff.