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Managing difficult employees

Managing difficult employees

We can support you with difficult processes

All employers from time to time face tricky staffing challenges that take up a disproportionate amount of management and HR time  Many employers would be comforted to know that they are not alone! We support clients with managing difficult employees on a daily basis, taking a commercial and pragmatic approach when giving our advice. We will never shy away from giving you clear and direct advice about how to work through your problems and concerns.

We can support you with difficult processes that throw up issues such as disciplinary, grievances, capability and long term absence, and redundancies and restructures. As part of this we can assist you to head off problems by ensuring that your policies and procedures are as efficient and helpful to you as possible, so you can rely on them when you need to. Promoting good employee relations and spotting where the employment relationship can go wrong, before it does, is invaluable. We can help you with this.

We can also devise training programmes aimed at tackling difficult employees and employee relations issues. We can tailor the sessions according to your needs. Perhaps you need to boost management confidence in tackling capability issues? We can work with you to address this.  

We regularly help clients agree employee departures. We can provide you with support from the outset, whether that be working with you to assess your options, supporting you in having settlement discussions or preparing and negotiating settlement agreements. We can get involved as much or as little as you need.

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