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Probation Periods – Letting go can be easier than holding on

Discover the answers to the below in our easy to follow video and grab the links to the “fact sheet” and FREE letter templates Discover the answers to the below in our easy to follow “fact sheet” What is Probationary Employment Can a...

Probation Periods – Letting go can be Easier than Holding on

Probation Periods  Letting Go Can Be Easier Than Holding On Discover the answers to the below in our easy to follow Fact Sheet What is Probationary Employment Can a Probationary Period be Extended How long is a Probationary Period Dismissing During a Probation How...

Can we send staff home if they attend work while ill?

QUESTION: Some of our staff recently had the flu and attended work when they were clearly not well. We were concerned that they could be spreading their illness to other employees. Should we have told them to go home? ANSWER:  In a utopian...

Overcoming the sorry state of most apologies

Your workplace culture should acknowledge that people make mistakes and help your staff to learn from them. An important part of this is knowing when and how to apologise. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the CEOs of banks and financial institutions before...

The vulnerable workers Act is now law. Are you ready?

Are you a franchisor? Or a franchisee? Does your company have subsidiaries? If you answered “yes” you are in the sights of new laws which commenced on Friday 15 September. Even if you answered “no”, you should keep reading, as the higher penalties relating to payslip...

4 Simple Tips For A Happier Healthier Workday

Amidst your stressful and crazed work routine, it’s easy to fall into a pattern of behaviour that drains and wears you down. Having a happier, healthier workday is an attainable reality that can be reached by simply starting a few new habits. By taking...

Serial complainers – Why do they do it?

Got a serial complainer? Here's how to cope   A serial complainer can make your workplace pretty uncomfortable but don't dismiss them out of hand – there may be underlying issues you need to be aware of. Employees should be encouraged to speak up before...

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