Employment webinar: Effective Performance Management
There have been longstanding concerns about the level of UK labour productivity. A report published by the House of Commons Library last week revealed that in 2022, the UK came fourth highest in terms of productivity out of the G7 countries. However, UK productivity was 13% below the USA and Germany and 10% below France.
In these challenging economic times, getting the best out of your staff and managing performance concerns promptly is a priority for many employers. But it’s not always straightforward. Getting ‘performance management’ wrong can result in grievances being raised or in the worst case scenario, Employment Tribunal claims.
- The reasons why some individuals fail to perform to the best of their ability and the implications for the organisation.
- Why many employers fail to manage performance effectively and discuss some practical tips to redress this.
- What constitutes a ‘capability’ dismissal.
- The steps to take when tricky issues arise, such as grievances, or where sickness/disability related issues are involved.
- The impact of remote working on productivity, and the particular challenges of addressing poor performance remotely.
- The impact that an organisation’s training strategies and recruitment practices can have on performance.
Rajiv is a ‘Thomson Reuters Standout Lawyer’ for 2022 and 2023. His work includes unfair dismissal, discrimination, jurisdictional matters and the employment aspects of corporate transactions.
Paula has specific experience in advising clients in relation to employment related litigation at all levels on claims for unfair dismissal, sex, race, age, disability and other discrimination and high value whistleblowing claims.
Madeleine works with a wide range of private and public sector employer clients of varying sizes, advising on contentious and non-contentious matters.
Thursday 14 September 2023
10am – 11am