Probationary period policy template

£ 20

Our Probationary Period Policy Template establishes guidelines for the probationary period, outlining expectations, performance evaluations, and procedures for extending or terminating employment during this initial phase.

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5 mins
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94 words, 1 page
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Date last reviewed
1 June 2024
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probationary period policy template

What is this policy for?

The purpose of this Probationary period policy template is to provide you with a flexible and customisable document to serve as a robust and effective starting point for you.

By using our Probationary period policy template, you can streamline your process, maintain consistency and accuracy, and save time, and it can be easily adapted to fit your specific scenario.

Best practice timescale for this to be issued
When should this policy be issued?
During onboarding / after changes / planned refresher
Issued by who, to whom
Who should issue this policy, and to whom?
Internally issued to appropriate recipients in your Company
Applicable legal jurisdictions
In which jurisdictions can this policy be used?
Great Britain & NI (United Kingdom), Worldwide

Probationary period

All new staff are subject to a probationary period of [3|6|12] months. An initial informal review will take place after [3|6] months with your line manager, with a formal review after [6|12] months. Your appointment will be confirmed on satisfactory completion of the [3|6|12] month period. During this probationary period you will be given appropriate support and development opportunity to help you reach the required standards.

Extension of the probationary period may be granted to enable the required standards to be achieved, but failure to do so could result in termination of your employment.

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This policy [does not] form[s] part of your terms and conditions of employment.

Version: [1.0]

Issue date: [date]

Author: [name, job title]

Why buy our Probationary period policy template?

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Is easy to edit and execute, with comprehensive implementation guidance.
Is designed by accredited, experienced HR practitioners.
Maintains your compliance with ACAS guidelines, legislation, and industry best practices.
Includes 12 months access to your purchase, with email alerts if updated or expanded.

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