How to Create an Effective Employee Attendance Policy

Source: Page Up One-off employee absences in the workplace are inevitable and aren’t necessarily a problem. However, when employees fail to keep to your organization's work schedule, you need to address this. That’s where an employee attendance policy comes into play. A detailed and well-researched employee attendance document keeps your business running smoothly. It helps

July 16, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Tips for Creating a Corporate Security Policy

Most small businesses disregard security as a critical IT factor until they get hacked or have a major security breach. It's understandable -- security is expensive and SMBs don't have the unlimited budgets of larger corporations. That doesn't mean you should skimp on your data protection during your business' infancy. The alternative is a loss

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Ethics Policies vs. Whistleblower Policies – What’s the Difference?

Many companies and organizations have a code of ethics and best practices. However, these policies are useless unless you have a meaningful way to handle violations. This means in addition to a code of ethics and best practices, your company should also have in place a whistleblower policy for reporting violations. While there are similarities

Standard Elements of a Whistleblower Policy

Since the passing of the Sarbanes-Oxley act and, more recently, the Supreme Court’s decision to expand whistleblower protection, companies have been adopting whistleblower policies to facilitate internal reporting and protect informants.  After reviewing several policies from a range of organizations, we’ve compiled some of the core elements. Our intention is to give you and your