Writing Policies and Procedures


This half day course is designed to help participants who need to write or revise policies and procedures for their organisations. It will help them to develop effective structures for the writing and design and ensure that they meet key legal and good practice requirements on some of the most important policies such as health and safety, equal opportunities and financial procedures. It will also look at the process of consultation and implementation so that the policies obtain “buy-in” and commitment from staff and volunteers.

We’ll Cover

  • Understanding the purposes of having a range of effective policies and procedures
  • Determining what policies and procedures your organisation needs
  • Looking at key policies such as health and safety, equal opportunities and personnel policies
  • How to write and introduce policies to your staff and volunteers – the consultation and implementation processes
  • How to develop an effective system for reviewing your policies and procedures

Benefits to You

Participants will gain a clear understanding of what policies and procedures they need, gain guidance on legal requirements in key policies and understand how to consult and implement new or revised policies and procedures effectively.

Course Location

The Place, Pitsea
The Place, Northlands Pavement,
SS13 3DU

Location Notes

The Place, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex. SS13 3DU

The Place is situated in the town centre of Pitsea. We are opposite the new Range Store at the top of the market square.
The Place is a 5-10 minute walk from Pitsea Rail Station and just a couple of minutes from the local bus stops and taxi rank. We are easily accessible from the A13 and A127 both of which are a just few minutes drive away.

Up to 3 hours free parking is available in the nearly Aldi car park which is a 2 minute walk from The Place. This car park includes accessible parking bays. You can access this car park via Rectory Park Drive. Please note that parking enforcement operates within this
car park. Alternatively, the staff car park at the rear of the The Place can be used by centre users only. Accessible bays here are limited. The staff car park can be accessed via Maydells, off of Wickford Avenue.

For satellite navigation purposes, please use the postcode SS13 3HW.

5 August 2019
1:15 pm - 4:45 pm