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HR news and issues.
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HR news and issues.
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Does an Employee Have to Sign a Contract in Order for You to Enforce It?

Obviously every business tries to ensure that all employees sign their contract of employment. However, there have certainly been times in my career when I’ve faced a challenge with a particular employee, gone to their file to check their contract only to find that there is no signed copy held. Where does this leave a business?

When You Sense There’s a Difficult Situation Developing… What can You Do Before and After?

From the moment you hire your first employee, you know it’s just a matter of time before you are going to find yourself dealing with a difficult situation, be it dealing with poor performance, frequent short-term absence or a grievance with another employee or the company. Wouldn’t it be better to deal with the situation before it gets to the point where you need to reach for the policies?