An employee handbook, sometimes also known as an employee manual or staff handbook, is a document given to employees by an employer.
- The employee handbook contains information about company policies and procedures.·
- The employee handbook brings together employment and job-related information which employees need to know, such as holiday arrangements, company rules and disciplinary and grievance procedures.·
- It can also provide useful source of information to new staff as part of the new hire process.
- A written employee handbook gives clear advice to employees and creates a culture where issues are dealt with fairly and consistently.