Downloadable and customisable documents relating to ex-offenders. For more information on managing reservist employees, see our checklist or 'how to' guide.
Employment of armed forces reservist policy
This policy contains information for any reservist employees in your organisation, including their responsibility to notify the organisation of their reservist status and how an requests for training or mobilisation will be managed. The policy reiterates the organisation will not place employees at a detriment, or dismiss them, because of their reservist status.
Form for reservist employee to formally request return to work
This form can be provided to employees to comply with their obligation to formally request a return to work under the Reserve Forces (Safeguarding of Employment) Act 1985.
Form to record reservist employee information
This form can be used to record information regarding the reservist employee, including the particular reserve forces they are in and any dates for training and/or mobilisation that have been notified.
Letter informing reservist that application to cancel or defer mobilisation has been submitted
Once a notification of mobilisation has been received, in circumstances where this would cause serious harm to the business, the organisation can apply to defer or cancel the mobilisation. Use this letter to inform the employee that an application has been made and the reasons for this.
Letter inviting reservist employee to a meeting to discuss their mobilisation
Once notification of mobilisation has been received, use this letter to invite the employee to a meeting to discuss how this will affect their employment rights and how their absence will be managed.
Letter inviting reservist employee to a meeting to discuss training request
Following a reservist employee submitting a request for time off to attend training, use this letter to invite the employee into a meeting to discuss their request.
Letter to a reservist employee who has been mobilised
Following mobilisation, this letter can be used to confirm how this period will affect the employee's employment and how this will be managed. Areas covered include keeping in contact, salary payments and the taking of holiday in advance of mobilisation.
Letter to a reservist employee who has formally notified of return to work
Once a formal notification of a return to work is received, this letter can be used to confirm the date of the employee's return and the arrangement of a meeting to discuss their reintegration.
Letter to a reservist employee who has informally notified of return to work
Use this letter to respond to a reservist employee's informal notification of a return to work, reminding them of their obligation to make a formal request under the Reserve Forces (Safeguarding of Employment) Act 1985.
Letter to reservist employee confirming time off work for training
Following a request for time off for training, this template letter can be used to confirm that the employee's request has been approved. The letter also states how this time off will be categorised and the cover arrangements that will be put in place.
Letter to reservist employee refusing time off work for training
Use this letter to inform an employee that their request for time off work for training has been declined, and the reasons for this decision.