How to manage staff performance

ACAS has produced guidance on how to manage staff performance with your organisation. This document intends to ensure that performance of your employees contributes to the goals of the organisation.

Click here to view the PDF.

ACAS Advice Leaflet – Staffing issues: Redundancy and notice guide

14/08/2013 Workforce

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Any uncertainty over potential job losses can be very distressing for workers and employers. An ongoing dialogue between the two sides on the state of the business and future prospects can be useful in preparing people for the possibility of bad news. It may even provide the chance of agreeing steps to limit or avoid any damage.

It can also help if everyone is clear about the rights and issues surrounding different scenarios, including redundancy, lay-offs and short-time working and transfer of undertakings (TUPE).

More information: http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1365

ACAS: Useful templates for letters, forms and checklists

06/08/2013 Workforce

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Having correct draft letters, forms and checklists can save you time, and help you manage information quickly and easily, in running your business.

These free samples are organised into the three sections to help with:

The key documents include job descriptions, staff appraisals and some of the different methods, and letters in handling discipline when an employee has broken important company rules.

More information: http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4161

Free downloadable guides on workplace issues

04/07/2013 Workforce

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Acas offers a range of guidance on important workplace issues such as equality, discipline and grievance, line management skills, communication and employee engagement. Continue reading …

Acas Model Workplace – free interactive tool

04/07/2013 Workforce

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The Acas Model Workplace is a free interactive tool designed to be used by anyone who has a responsibility for people management. Continue reading …

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