Employee relations

Performance management

Managing performance is essential to good practice and when performance is managed well the benefits to both the organisation and the individual can be aligned and add value. Having a good performance management system in place enables you to ensure that each individual is working to their potential and the standards that your business requires. We can design and implement performance management systems bespoke to your business and aligned to your business needs, We can support Managers at performance review meetings, advise Managers on how to deal with poor performance, carry out training needs analysis, and produce training plans.

Disciplinary

We can assist with disciplinary investigations, attend to assist with hearings and support you with other steps in the process.

Grievance

Sometimes when an individual has a grievance against their employer an independent investigator and/or decision maker can assist the process. We can assist with investigations and provide a written report of the findings.

Bullying and harassment

Investigations into bullying and harrassment claims can sometimes take up a lot of your time. We can assist with investigations and provide a written report on our findings.

Redundancy

When entering into a redundancy situation a number of steps must be followed and the process must be seen as fair and consistent. We can help you through this difficult time with as much or as little support as you need.

Senior management exits

Sometimes it is difficult to manage exits when you have worked closely with the individual involved, we can assist you with this process. Whatever the circumstances we can support you to ensure that you are acting in accordance with employment law and best practice HR and that you have practical advice in relation to your obligations to the departing employee. We have extensive experience of working with companies to support them in areas including redundancy, exit plans, workforce planning and relocation packages.

Dismissal

Care should always be taken when an employee is dismissed and we can work with you to ensure that you understand the risks that a fair process is followed.