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Probation periods – common questions

Probation periods – common questions

What is a probationary period? A probationary period is the time at the beginning of an individual’s employment where you assess whether an employee is suitable for the role they are employed to do.  It is also a two-way street; the employee will be seeing if the role...
Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreements

The situation You have an issue with an employee such as a breakdown in trust, poor performance or conduct that warrants disciplinary action but you want to avoid going through the processes you would need to follow which are time consuming and stressful for all...
Notice Periods – Common Questions

Notice Periods – Common Questions

What are notice periods? A notice period is the length of time an employee is required to give their employer if they want to leave employment or the length of time an employer must give an employee if they are terminating their employment. What are the statutory...
AWOL Employee – what should you do?

AWOL Employee – what should you do?

A common query is where employees haven’t shown up for work and haven’t let you know why.  This is known as AWOL (absent without leave).  What should you do if this does happen? Consider what has happened and attempt contact with the employee. Did they ask for the day...