As a result of the pandemic, many businesses have chosen to adopt a hybrid working model, allowing their staff to split their time between the workplace and home. A new report published this month reveals the positives and negatives of hybrid working..
The Pandemic has caused significant uncertainty for some employees, who have either become concerned about their employment or who have enjoyed the flexibility and work life balance which working from home has achieved and are concerned about returning to the office.
You will no doubt have heard in the news of various proposals to change employee rights and make changes to the way current rights work.
As part of the Government’s bid to support the labour market and help businesses ‘build back better’ from the COVID-19 pandemic, another change that has been announced is the introduction of a right to unpaid carers leave for a period of up to one week.
The government has recently announced its intention to introduce legislation to ensure that workers get to keep tips that are left for them by customers. A voluntary code of practice was introduced in October 2009 with the aim of encouraging employers to deal with such payments fairly..
In this episode of the podcast I bring you my list of practical considerations that employers should be working through when preparing to introduce Hybrid Working.
In this episode 174 of the podcast I am very pleased to be joined by Kate Davis, Leadership Coach and business mentor to talk about the very timely and topical subject of Hybrid Working. The practical steps employers need to take to make hybrid working really work long term.
This is the last episode in the mini series on managing capability and performance issues. In this episode I am bringing you some case examples decided by the Employment Tribunal where there was a capability dismissal.
In my experience employers and managers find it very difficult to know how best to approach capability and performance issues. It is not the same as a conduct issue which can be fairly straightforward to follow a disciplinary process. Capability procedures are more involved and can have a variety of issues that arise as a result.
In this episode 171 of the podcast I cover the formal capability / performance management process and what an employer needs to do if they have an employee who is failing to meet required performance levels.
In this episode 170 of the podcast I start a new series on dealing with capability and performance issues with staff. With what I am calling, the ‘covid effect’, there may be more issues arising with employees attitudes and performance at work, particularly as staff return from long term furlough.