2019 is racing to the end like a rocket-propelled sleigh. Your team have worked hard all year and you plan to reward them with an office end-of-year/Christmas party, with all the trimmings.
You worry though about what might happen if things get out of hand and it is natural to be cautious. I don't want to be all boohoo about this time…Continue
As this financial year sprints to the end, a lot of employees will be looking forward to the much awaited ‘end of financial year’ party. While this is a great way for employees to take a breath after the year that was, it can become a testing time for HR staff when last drinks are called.
To help minimise or avoid poor behaviour, here are some tips:
Have you ever had that niggly feeling that something just is not right in a particular area of the organisation? Perhaps staff are alerting you to the fact that someone is not behaving as they should, but are not prepared to make a formal complaint. What can you do? We would suggest you think about doing a workplace review.
What is the difference between a Workplace Investigation and a Workplace…Continue
When facilitating Effective Workplace Investigations training, participants will often ask me what I believe is the most important part of the investigative process. Naturally, my first thought is… Everything! That is because I believe workplace investigations are an essential part of any robust grievance handling process, and therefore need to be conducted in such a way that procedural fairness is maintained for all involved. Deconstruct the investigative process and you discover a number…Continue