We have taken on 11 new units that were previously owned by another company. Certain unit managers are still having problems with internal stock takes, nearly four months after we took over. They had four weeks’ full manager’s training, training with a buddy manager, individual one-to-one training, small group training and recently more one-to-one training with our stock-taker. The next step will be a further two weeks’ training with a buddy manager. How many more adjustments do we need to make and is this a conduct or a capability issue?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 6 October 2015
Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI
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It is positive that notable efforts have seemingly been made in this case to help those new employees assimilate to the company’s existing workforce in terms of their tasks and duties. There will be no set amount of adjustments expected of an employer, rather employers will be expected to make a reasonable level of adjustments to help those new employees adapt to the change in circumstances. This will evidently depend on the facts and particular circumstances of each individual case. 

It may useful, if not already done so, for the employees themselves to suggest ways in which they feel their performance could be improved or how the training could be more effective. It is not clear if

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Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI

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