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Policy

Mobile telephone use while driving policy
Mobile telephone use while driving policy
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This policy informs employees that the use of hand-held mobile phones while driving is a criminal offence and will not be tolerated, and that the use of hands-free phones should be avoided.

Social networking websites and blogs policy
Social networking websites and blogs policy
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This policy covers the company's position on using social networking websites and blogs. It also outlines the employee's responsibilities when using personal and/or company accounts for social networking.

Employee handbook - internet and email use
Employee handbook - internet and email use
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Use the guidance in this template to create an employee handbook outlining all of the policies and essential information about the organisation’s approach to internet and email use. The employee handbook should be given to employees on their first day of work in order to familiarise them with the organisation and its policies.

Mobile telephone use policy
Mobile telephone use policy
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This policy informs employees of their responsibilities with regard to using Company or personal mobile phones at work, that inappropriate use may result in disciplinary action, and loss or damage of Company equipment may be charged to the employee.

Social media policy
Social media policy
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This policy describes use of social media during working hours and outside office hours and during recruitment.

Using tablets during work hours policy
Using tablets during work hours policy
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This policy outlines the Company's position on tablet computers, including that they must be looked after and kept for work use only or, if personal, be switched off during work hours. The policy also outlines that any loss or damage may be charged to the employee.

Bring your own device (BYOD) policy
Bring your own device (BYOD) policy
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This BYOD policy covers the company's position on employees using personal mobile devices (such as tablets, smartphones, PDAs and laptop or notebook computers) to access the company’s computer and electronic communication systems for business purposes remotely for business purposes. The policy outlines the employee’s responsibilities, system and device security and the action that will be taken when breaches of the policy occur.
Email and internet use policy
Email and internet use policy
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This policy covers email and internet use for work purposes, email use for personal purposes, internet sites that cannot be accessed, downloading, blogs, passwords, copyright, monitoring and action to be taken in the case of inappropriate use.

Making personal telephone calls during work hours policy
aking personal telephone calls during work hours policy
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This policy outlines the Company's view that personal phone calls during work time should be only occasional and with the line manager's permission, or else using personal mobile phones during break periods, and that this may be monitored.