Dealing with Employee Problems in the Workplace

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It’s impossible for managers to please everyone, and employees won’t always get on with each other. As such conflicts are bound to arise in a workplace and resolving them is key to a harmonious workplace. Therefore, this blog post gives some suggestions concerning how to handle such conflicts.

Employee Issues: When the Grievance Can’t be Solved

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Grievances don’t always lead to the result that the employee desires. As such, it is important that you take the right steps after the grievance if it can’t be solved, including in cases of an employee’s resignation. This post gives an overview of what some of this steps may be.

Performance Appraisals: What’s In It For Your Business?

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For many businesses, when the annual round of performance appraisals is performed, questions can start to arise around “Do we have to do these?” and “What’s the point of this?” Does this sound familiar? In this post, we’ll look at the value of performance appraisals to your business.

Performance Appraisals: How to Maximise Their Value

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Performance appraisals tend to be something businesses either embrace, ignore or conduct in a fairly half-hearted manner. In this post we share some of the common issues with performance appraisals so you can get the most out of the process.

A Need to Review Contract Restrictions

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In this post we will look at an employment tribunal case that highlights the need to review the restrictive covenants in the employee’s contract, particularly when they are promoted.

What are Settlement Agreements and When Should You Use Them?

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A settlement agreement is a legally binding document that allows the employer to end employment by making a payment to an employee above that to which they are contractually entitled. In return for that payment, the employee agrees not to take any further action in relation to their employment. In this post we’ll look at some of the scenarios when a settlement agreement may be worth considering.

What Should Employers Do If an Employment Tribunal Claim Arrives?

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At some point it’s possible that an Employment Tribunal claim will land on your desk.  It could be something that you’ve been expecting; alternatively, it could catch you completely off guard.  Either way, it’s useful to know what you as an employer need to do if you find yourself in this situation.

FAQ on How to Conduct a Disciplinary Investigation

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Conducting a disciplinary investigation is a critical process for any organisation when faced with potential employee misconduct. In this blog post, we’ll explore frequently asked questions on investigations during the disciplinary process.

How to Conduct a Disciplinary Hearing

How to Conduct a Disciplinary Hearing - LighterHR

This post provides the steps on how to conduct a disciplinary hearing and what needs to be considered. The guidance assumes that any necessary investigations have been undertaken and that there is a disciplinary case to answer.

Performance Appraisals:
Are They a Thing of the Past?

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Good news! You don’t need to do Performance Appraisals anymore as they are antiquated and no one else is doing them. Right? Not quite. Performance Appraisals as they used to be may be a thing of the past but that doesn’t mean you can stop appraising performance.