As an employer it’s important to provide your people with regular feedback. This is usually done during an appraisal, performance review or when updating a personal development plan. Whatever you call it in your company, the purpose remains the same – to review an employee’s performance and behaviour and to provide positive or constructive feedback. Providing feedback in this way… Read More »Appraisals – An Employer’s Guide
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Need to put a stop to that behaviour? You might need to take disciplinary action If you employ people, chances are there have been occasions where they’ve behaved in a way that you find unacceptable. It might be a rare occasion, or it may be more frequent than you’d like. At some point it’s likely you’ll need to follow a… Read More »Need to take disciplinary action? Find out what to do
If you’ve spent any amount of time actively working on your company culture, you’ll understand that if you get it right, everyone in the business should be reaping the rewards. Why? Because a business with a strong company culture knows where it’s going. It has goals that everyone understands and a plan for how to reach them. People are doing… Read More »Company Culture: the business owner’s guide
October is World Menopause Awareness Month, and 18 October 2022 is World Menopause Day. We have brought together a toolkit of resources, including how-to-guides, policies and letters. These will help you learn more about the issue and how you can support your staff. We can help you raise awareness of menopause and the support options available, improving the health and… Read More »Menopause: supporting your employees
Unlocking the Power of Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business It’s crucial for your business to recognise the distinction between diversity and inclusion. While these terms go hand in hand, they entail different dimensions that collectively shape a thriving workplace. Diversity: Beyond the Surface A diverse workforce encompasses individuals with a wide array of characteristics—ranging from age and religion to… Read More »An Inclusive Workplace
When it comes to understanding the inner workings of your organisation and maximising employee satisfaction, business leaders have a valuable tool at their disposal – exit interviews. However, it’s crucial that these interviews are thoughtfully constructed and skillfully conducted to extract meaningful insights. This holds particularly true when a highly valued, high-performing employee decides to part ways. Seizing the opportunity… Read More »Unlock the Power of Exit Interviews: Gain Valuable Insights for Business Success
At the moment the UK government has not indicated plans to make the right for employees to disconnect from work a legal requirement. But a third of UK businesses are preparing to develop new policies on disconnecting. How many of us really don’t fully switch off from work? It may not always be possible or practical, but take a look… Read More »Top tips for switching off