If you speak to most employers, they’ll probably tell you that they have a pretty good grasp on what’s going on in their workplace. There’s small talk over sandwiches in the canteen and important discussions in the meeting rooms. You probably feel like you have your finger on the pulse and know exactly what’s going […]
In an ideal world, we’d never have to worry about firefighting people issues within our businesses. We’d have perfectly crafted policies, highly skilled line managers and an engaged workforce with individuals who are passionate about helping our operations to reach their full potential.
According to research by PwC, the annual cost of sickness absence has rocketed to £29 billion for UK organisations. Simply put, your staff are calling in sick, and it’s having a severe impact on your bottom line. If you want to mitigate the impact, it’s time to think about how you can nip the problem […]
If a member of your staff brought up a grievance, would you know how to handle it? Regardless of how good your people practices may be, and how capable your line managers are, you might find yourself in a situation whereby you need to follow a formal grievance procedure.