We often have clients who contact us about making employees redundant and our first question is always “is it really a redundancy?” For many employers, redundancy can seem to be an easy option to deal with all manner of situations.
There’s nothing like a possible redundancy process to make people pay attention to their length of service. For the first time since they signed their employment contract many years previously, employees will be dusting off their employment documentation and double-checking
Redundancies, although difficult, are often part of the natural cycle of a business. A difficult time, however, can be made all the more tricky by a few common pitfalls that can catch out even the most diligent employer.
Managing Employee Poor Performance When I ask people managers what part of their role they enjoy the least, it is really common to hear them refer to performance management and more specifically dealing with any under-performance that needs to be
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The media has been filled with articles on sexual harassment scandals that have brought internal complaints policies and procedures to the attention of many HR professionals and business owners. The news stories have highlighted that having functioning and thorough internal
Wouldn’t you just love to have a team of well-behaved fantastic performers who make your life a joy each day you are at work? This could be called a ‘manager’s dream’ but the reality is often quite the opposite. You
There are times when an employee/employer relationship just can’t move forward. It’s not a position than anyone wants to find themselves in but it does happen and the business needs to understand what the options are in this scenario. A