Performance

How to deal with the 'Killer Clown' craze in your business

How to deal with the ‘Killer Clown’ craze in your business

I don’t think anyone could have missed the latest ‘Killer Clown’ craze sweeping across the UK over the last few days. Since the start of this week reports have been flooding in from various media outlets detailing incidents of clowns, hiding in alleyways, jumping out on innocent pedestrians and casually (or menacingly) walking through our streets. Now I live in a little sleepy town, south of Peterborough, where some might say nothing dramatic ever really happens. However it seems no…

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Conduct or Capability - The can’t do vs won’t do saga

The can’t do vs won’t do saga

So you’re quickly turning grey trying to figure out why it seems so hard for your employees to do what you believe to be pretty reasonable and straight forward …. Are they genuinely incapable of doing the simplest of things or are they simply trying to cause you additional stress? The can’t do vs won’t do saga causes quite the predicament to many business owners and line managers who struggle to manage employees whose performance is below expectations. There are…

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Complete Your Business HR Health Check

Welcome to HR Your Business Matters, and your Business HR Health Check. We understand that your priority as a business owner is driving your business forward and making money. With this in mind we also appreciate that regularly checking for changes in employment legislation may not be something that is high on your ‘to do’ list, which is why your business hr health check is perfect for you. Changes in employment legislation may mean that once compliant documents and processes are…

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Are Trade Unions Part Of Our Future?

Over the last couple of days I have noticed something making me pause for thought. Yesterday, listening to the radio I heard an advert from a well known trade union detailing their services and prowess with negotiation, health and safety plus employee rights. This afternoon a television advert of a very similar nature caught my attention. When did trade unions start to advertise their services??? Is it because collectively trade unions have approximately only 6 million members (NAS, 2014) compared…

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The Number One Way to Reduce Your Labour Turnover

We were contacted by a client who detailed that they were experiencing a higher than industry average labour turnover of their employees. The reasons for which were unknown. Our client explained that the impact of this labour turnover was having a detrimental impact not only customer service but also on existing staff members. By spending time listening to our client they told us about the individual leavers, their time within the business and any reasons given for leaving. We discussed…

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