Poor Performance – Ineffective Managers or Inappropriate Tools?

A survey published today reveals that many managers lack the ability to deal effectively with underperforming members of their teams. 45% of employers believe that the majority of their managers are not sufficiently competent to confront, counsel or coach employees who are not achieving the desired standards. Interestingly, the survey (produced by XpertHR) also finds.. read more →

Will the Government’s Proposed Settlement Agreements for Failing Workers prove Effective?

The Government has outlined its plans for the introduction of settlement agreements which are intended to allow employers to encourage failing employees to leave in return for an agreed pay-off. The agreements, a simplified version of compromise agreements, are intended to resolve disputes quickly with underperforming, misbehaving or negligent staff. In return for making a.. read more →