Managers Should Coach to Unlock Potential

With time at a premium these days, when a member of your team asks “What do I need to do about…?” question or “How do I do…?” it is often easier to provide a ready solution.  How often have you heard yourself saying in response “What you need to do is….”? Probably regularly but is.. read more →

The Government’s Employment Law Reforms will Result in Little Benefit or Change for Employers

The Government’s latest employment law reforms unveiled last week by Business Secretary, Vince Cable, may have attracted a good deal of publicity but, in reality, they are unlikely to have little impact for either employers or employees. Mr Cable is justifying the proposed measures on the basis that “We have been looking across the range.. read more →

Court’s Decision on Holiday Accrual During Sick Leave Must Result in More Effective Absence Management

The Court of Appeal has ruled that workers on long-term sick leave will be allowed to carry forward annual leave into the next holiday year even if the affected member of staff has not made a request to do so. This stems from a case involving an individual who was dismissed from her employment with.. read more →