The curious case of Erskine May

Erskine May is the name of the book that describes the rules, conventions and procedures for the United Kingdom’s parliament. The book has become part of the uncodified constitution of the United Kingdom, and it is effectively the staff handbook for the Members of Parliament and the Lords. However, you’ll find very little about the… Read more »

7 March – Cherryleaf’s policies and procedures writing course

Cherryleaf’s policies and procedures course teaches your staff how to write clear and effective policies and procedures, in a straightforward and efficient way. It is popular with staff from charities and the NHS, although it will benefit many writers of policies and procedures. Our next public course will be on the 6th March 2017. See Cherryleaf’s policies and… Read more »

Policies and procedures as an API

Here’s a trend that didn’t make our list of predictions for 2017 – having company policies and procedures accessible via an Application Programming Interface (API). API is a term used to describe mechanisms that allow an application to access data or functionality provided by another application, system or service. For example, if your policies and procedures were… Read more »

Helping organisations plan for unexpected events

It’s a while since we covered policies and procedures writing, so just a quick post to say Cherryleaf helps companies document their procedures for dealing with, and recovering from, unexpected disasters. It also can include planning for contingencies, including events that might seem highly unlikely.