Employment Document Templates

Templates Employment Document Templates

Navigating the complexities of employment law in Australia can be daunting. With our extensive range of employment document templates, you can optimise your business’ compliance whilst fostering a positive workplace environment for every employee. Whether you’re looking to hire a new employee, update your employment agreement, or implement workplace policy our templates have got you covered.

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Our employment document templates are more than just forms; they’re comprehensive tools designed to guide employers through the intricate process of hiring, managing, and even terminating employees. With easy-to-follow guidance notes, suggested answers, and terms and conditions tailored to Australian standards, you’re never left in the dark. From the initial employment agreement to the final end date, we aid in all aspects of the employment journey. 

Key features of our Employment Document Templates

Customisable details: Tailor each template to fit the unique needs of your business and employees, from job title to salary details.

Comprehensive clauses: From confidentiality clauses to wage provisions, our templates cover all essential aspects of employment.

Fair Work Complaint: Rest easy knowing our templates adhere to Fair Work standards.

Lifetime utility: Purchase once, download, and reuse for every new hire or contract revision, whether it’s for full-time or part-time employment.

The importance of a clear employment agreement 
When it comes to employing someone in your business, having a clear and clear agreement which has been read, understood and signed by both parties is paramount. This not only defines the relationship between the employer and the employee but also sets the expectations right from the start. An agreement may detail everything from the job title, remuneration, circumstances for termination,  and confidentiality and non-compete obligations for employees during and following employment. It’s essential to ensure that both parties understand and agree to the terms set forth in the employment agreement.

Essential employment agreement templates
Employment Agreement Template: Establish the foundational terms of employment, from wage provisions to confidentiality clauses. This employment agreement aids both the employer and the employee to understand and agree to the terms set forth, including but not limited to compensation, vacation time, and the employee’s expected hours per week.

Casual Employment Agreement Template: Tailored for casual hires, ensuring flexibility without compromising clarity.  It includes provisions related to working hours, benefits, leaves, and other specifics related to a casual position.

Full-Time Employment Agreement Template: Tailored for full-time employees, this template lays down the terms and conditions of regular employment. It includes provisions related to working hours, benefits, leaves, and other specifics related to a full-time position.

Hiring Essentials: Form and Checklist Templates 
The process of hiring can be intricate, especially when considering job requirements and the candidate’s experience, organisational culture and employer obligations under relevant employment legislation.  Our form templates, including the Job Interview Questions Template Form Essentials, are designed to streamline this process. We also provide a comprehensive hiring checklist, ensuring that every step, from collecting an applicant’s contact information to finalising the offer letter, is covered. Whether you’re hiring for a full-time position or a part-time role, our templates are designed to make the recruitment process smooth.

HR and employee management

Australian Employee Performance Review Template: Streamline your review process, evaluate strengths and weaknesses, and ensure constructive feedback. This tool is essential for an accurate evaluation of an employee’s commitment and performance.

Australian Probation Policy Template: Set clear expectations for new hires during their probationary period, ensuring both the employer and the employee are on the same page.

Employment Policies and Code of Conduct

Australian Code of Conduct Template: Define the standards and ethics guiding your workplace, ensuring every employee understands and agrees to abide by them.

Anti-Bullying Policy Workplace Template: Foster a safe and inclusive environment for all employees, ensuring a harmonious workplace.

Social Media Policy Template: Offer guidance for employees on social media interactions, aiming to maintain the company’s public image and identity.

Workplace Surveillance Policy Template: Describe the approach and purpose of surveillance in the workplace, aiming for clarity and adherence to relevant legislation.

Internet and Email Usage Policy Template: Present standards for proper use of internet and email, aiming to support secure and appropriate online conduct.

Leave Policy Template: Detail procedures for different types of staff leave, reflecting national standards to facilitate consistent leave management.

Specialised templates

Australian Internship Kit: Everything you need to onboard interns effectively and compliantly, including an internship agreement. This kit ensures that both the employer and the intern understand the terms of the unpaid or paid internship, including hours per week and job title. Please note that interns are not employees and should not be treated as such. Refer to Fair Work to understand the regulations on how businesses should lawfully engage interns.

Conflict of Interest Policy Template: Safeguard your business interests, maintain transparency, and ensure employees act in the best interests of the employer, especially when dealing with competitors or handling confidential information.

Understanding remuneration structures: hourly wages and annual salary
Remuneration is a crucial aspect of any employment agreement. Our templates provide clarity on different remuneration structures, whether it’s an hourly wage, salary, or commission-based. An employee is entitled to understand their compensation structure, and our templates ensure that details, whether it’s per hour or a fixed salary, are transparently laid out.

Amendments and the employee handbook
Over time, the terms of an employment agreement may need amendments. It’s essential to have a clear process in place for these changes. Our templates provide guidance on how either the employee or the employer may propose changes and how these are to be documented. Additionally, our resources include an employee handbook template that outlines company policies, ensuring every employee understands and agrees to abide by them.

Protecting company interests: confidentiality and more
Every employer agrees on the importance of protecting company secrets and proprietary information. Our templates come with clauses that ensure employees keep confidential any sensitive information they might handle during their tenure. Whether it’s a non-compete clause or guidelines on disclosure of company information, our templates ensure that company interests are best safeguarded.

Ready to download and implement
Our templates are designed for immediate use. Simply download, customise, and implement. Whether you’re looking to hire, manage, or ensure compliance, our templates are your trusted companions. Plus, with formats available in Word, accessing and customising your chosen template has never been easier. Before implementing any template, it’s crucial to review our terms of use and privacy policy.

Need more assistance?
While our templates are comprehensive, we understand you might have unique needs. Get in touch with our experts today. Whether you need guidance on an independent contractor agreement, a subcontractor agreement, or any other employment-related query, we’re here to help. Our team is equipped to provide insights on everything from the hiring process for an online job to crafting an NDA or non-compete clause.

  • Easy to use
    Clear and comprehensive guidance notes.
  • Customisable
    Easily customisable template to suit your business operation needs.
  • Fair Work compliant
    Regularly updated by our compliance team.
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