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LEARN TO LOVE 121s

Employees want to know if they are doing a good job, and want to be given the opportunity to improve or be rewarded in real time. Let's help you make this as easy as possible.

WHAT DOES "PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT" ACTUALLY MEAN?

If you haven't read "why most employee appraisal schemes are rubbish" yet, read that blog post first.

WHY MOST EMPLOYEE APPRAISAL SCHEMES ARE RUBBISH AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO MAKE THEM GREAT AGAIN

Once a year you whip out the old appraisal form, and staff form an orderly queue to have their appraisal. Why this isn't really useful ...

5 TIPS FOR REVIEWING STAFF PERFORMANCE

According to some HR professionals, the annual appraisal has had its day. "Thank heavens!" I hear you cry. Well, maybe ...

HOW DO I MANAGE SICKNESS?

Absence from work is a serious matter - especially in a small business where it can have serious operational consequences. So how do you effectively manage absence and stay within the law? In this blog we are going to touch on short term absences and how these can be managed.

APRIL 2017 EMPLOYMENT LAW CHANGES - 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

A number of changes to employment law are expected to come into force in April 2017. For bigger businesses the most significant change is the new gender pay reporting requirements, however, for smaller business owners there is still new and changing legislation to be aware of. Here is our summary of what's changing.