Z for Zzzzz Asleep on the Job?

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 19 February 2013 Issues covered:

Richard Craig, writes: 

Many managers and employers shy away from dealing with performance matters at work. The reasons may be to do with embarrassment, fear of upsetting morale or worse being accused of harassment or discrimination. The problem with failing to deal with issues is that if it becomes necessary to consider disciplining or dismissing an employee for their poor performance a failure to have actively managed it may lead to claims for unfair dismissal.

Performance Management

There are several key ways to enhance performance management:

  • having a clear set of duties set out in terms of employment.
  • ensuring all employees are aware those duties and what they entail by way of

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