Step by step employment guides from Acas

Employment relations body Acas has created a series of Step by Step guides for new/small employers, which “break down the most common employment issues into a series of practical steps that a manager or supervisor can pick up and put down as needed”.

Acas news item at or go direct to There is also a set of ‘Useful templates for letters, forms and checklists’, for hiring, managing and disciplining staff, at