Here at Newlife, we’re always looking to support the industry where we can.

Particularly the small cleaning company entrepreneurs around the country.

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An employee handbook also sets the stage for your work culture and employer brand.

In our employee handbook sample, we put in several sections that we view as critical to any handbook: The sections above provide the backbone of a good handbook.

Members may download one copy of our sample forms and templates for your personal use within your organization.

Please note that all such forms and policies should be reviewed by your legal counsel for compliance with applicable law, and should be modified to suit your organization’s culture, industry, and practices.

Also, the employee handbook creates some structure and gives clarity to policies, so that managers and employees are on the same page.

Documenting something, like an expense reimbursement policy, makes it more likely that it will be followed by your team in the long run.

However, this is a scaled down version of a handbook and you will want to add your own workplace policies (i.e.

time off, maternity leave, sexual harassment) and check local laws (sick leave, commuter benefits) to make sure that your handbook is complete.

After all that’s how Newlife started some thirty years ago.

Since the huge interest we had after releasing some free cleaning method statements to download.

Aside from updating the company name and address, that’s it! Take the time to read it through thoroughly as not all clauses, appendixes etc will apply to you.