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Is bullying common in your workplace?

August 25, 2015
Bullying is normally an action that you associate with children and schools.  Interestingly, a report from law firm Slater and Gordon has shown that almost 6 people in 10 have…
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Which sanction should I impose following a disciplinary meeting?

August 20, 2015
To discipline an employee is often a choice that employers struggle to make – what level of sanction is given can drive managers to despair. The sanction that is given…
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My employee is under-performing – what should I do?

August 14, 2015
It’s expected from managers that their employees will attend the workplace and provide a good quality of work and fortunately, this often occurs.  It’s when an employee fails to meet…
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Illegal working in the UK: Have you got an excuse?

August 6, 2015
We’ve seen recent events on the news of the migrant crisis in Calais, with desperate attempts are being made by migrants who are trying to reach the UK. Should the…
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"Will I be entitled to take some bereavement leave?"

August 1, 2015
It’s terrible to think that at some point in our lives we may experience the death of a loved one. This can be a particularly tough time for employees and…
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How to ensure formal discipline runs smoothly

July 24, 2015
When dealing with a disciplinary matter it’s crucial that you keep up to date with all legislation changes and best practice so that the steps you take won’t result in…
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Do I really need to follow the procedures?

July 18, 2015
This is a question that I get asked on quite a number of occasions and I can understand why people ask me.  For any size business to follow a fair…
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Flexible working requests: How attitudes can change in 12 months?

July 10, 2015
It’s just over a year since the right for all employees to request to work flexibility came into force.  I recall a number of managers from small and medium-sized businesses…
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