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...


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...


Succession planning

Succession planning is a tool used by proactive companies to identify and utilise future potential from within the existing workforce. Through the appraisal process, or discussions with employees an organisation can identify those with future pot...


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...


Appraisal

An Appraisal scheme is designed to provide a systematic framework for regular discussion about work performance, agreeing objectives for the months ahead and identifying any training required by the employee to enable them to meet their own and th...