The recruitment of staff is a expensive process, especially if it is unsuccessful or you appoint the wrong person. It is important to have a resource plan so a company knows the numbers of staff needed and the skills and experience required to fulfil current and future demands of the business.
An employer that dismisses an employee for redundancy without considering whether or not there is alternative employment available could be found to have dismissed the employee unfairly, even if there was a genuine redundancy situation.
Be aware that a settlement agreement is a legally binding agreement made between an employer and an employee under which the employee agrees not to pursue a particular claim that he or she has in relation to his or her employment or its termination.
An employer must give employees a ‘written statement of employment particulars’ if their employment contract lasts at least a month or more. This isn’t an employment contract but will include the main conditions of employment.
EMDS will help you ensure all your employment contracts, policies, procedures and guidance information are up to date with current employment legislation and best practices with a regular HR health check. EMDS will work with you on your defined projects, no matter how big or small.
Grievance procedure - By law employers must set out a grievance procedure and share it in writing with all employees, eg in their statement of employment or staff handbook. It must include: Who the employee should contact about a grievance...
The law doesn’t say exactly how you should investigate disciplinary issues or hold disciplinary meetings. However, the Acas guide to discipline and grievances at work has lots of practical advice about running disciplinary proceedings professionally and fairly.
Although, at first, employees can be sceptical and resistant, people, generally speaking, do want to get things sorted out and to bring a difficult situation to an end. They realise, even if subconsciously, that ongoing unresolved conflict is not good for them.
With the help of a detailed analysis EMDS HR Consultants can identify the crucial areas that are adversely affecting the environment in the organization and hampering the motivational levels of the employees.
We will find ways to add strategic value when there is a disconnect between desired behaviours and the reward system. EMDS HR can study and suggest ways to bring better alignment between the two, thereby strengthening the organisation’s culture.