Nov 30

8 questions to check how robust your employment policies are

Maintaining usability, coherence and comprehensiveness of an organisation’s employment and HR policies and procedures should be an ongoing job for all employers. In our experience however, too often these policies are not sufficiently comprehensive – and once they are completed, they are forgotten or poorly implemented. Neglecting your policies poses a significant risk for your […]

Nov 16

Taking disciplinary action after workplace investigations: don’t drop the ball before the finish line!

In this post, we highlight a hidden risk for both investigators of workplace allegations and HR professionals involved in any disciplinary decisions following an investigation, where additional evidence contributes to the decision to terminate employment. In these situations, employers must provide the this additional information – either as separate allegations, or as relevant evidence – […]

Aug 17

How to prepare new staff for a gold medal performance at work

It’s always inspiring to watch the Olympics and to hear the amazing stories behind the athletes. So many of them have faced personal challenges or overcome difficult circumstances to produce incredible performances. Preparation, preparation and more preparation is the mantra. Most of these individuals have spent years practising and perfecting their skills. In an ideal […]

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