Job analysis

Job analysis is the process of analysing the content, purpose and outputs required by a job holder, as well as where the job fits into the organisation’s structure. The analysis should form the basis of a job description and person specifica...


Mediation

Mediation is an effective way of solving conflict in the workplace and can often be a less stressful way of resolving issues than following formal company procedure. Mediation is entirely voluntary and both parties should come to the process look...


Secondment

What is Secondment? Put simply, a secondment is the temporary loan of an employee. This covers a number of possible scenarios: Intra-company secondment: This is where an employee is asked to work in a different department for a set period...


Settlement agreements

Settlement agreements were previously referred to as compromise agreements.  Settlement agreements and are a legal document between an employee and an employer which outlines the terms to which they agree to sever the employment contract and...


Investigations

The key purpose of an investigation is to discover all the relevant facts and information in a fair, reasonable and objective manner. If a manager is confronted with a situation that needs to be actioned, but fails to carry out a proper investiga...


Learning Management Systems

In the world of learning and development it seems like the words ‘learning management system’ or the letters ‘LMS’ are on everyone’s lips. There have certainly been some major advances in learning technologies in rec...