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Performance Management

Mon Nov. 4th 2019

Do you shy away from managing performance?

Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)

Mon Nov. 4th 2019

Is a Performance Improvement Plan necessary before taking disciplinary action for poor performance?


Mon Nov. 4th 2019

Do you need to make changes to your business?

Workplace changes from 6 May 2019

Mon April 29th 2019

Practical advice | Benefits of a Probation Clause if you have more than 20 employees

Workplace changes 1 April 2019

Wed March 27th 2019

Things you must act on as an employer.

90-Day Trial Period

Wed Aug. 8th 2018

Employment Relations Changes That You Need to Know About

Insufficient information on medical certificates

Tue May 22nd 2018

Have you ever looked at a medical certificate and thought, “that really isn’t giving me the information I am needing”?

Covert Recording of meetings and conversations in the workplace – do you need a policy?

Tue May 22nd 2018

Covert recordings of employees by employers will be difficult to justify in anything but exceptional circumstances.

Unpaid staff meetings

Tue May 22nd 2018

There's been a fair bit of media attention recently and the fact is, unpaid meetings are not uncommon.

10 things you should know about Easter 2018

Mon March 12th 2018

It's not all fluffy bunnies and chocolate eggs, you know. Here are 10 things you should know about Easter 2018.

I want to say thank you for the incredible work you have done to bring about a resolution to the dispute I had with my employer. I know I would not have achieved this outcome if it were not for you. I want to thank you also for your kindness and care for me during this whole process. That and your abilities and judgment impressed me so greatly. I can't say how much I admire and respect you and feel blessed that I had you at my side to navigate through the whole process. I would like to tell you also that at a personal level you are the most inspirational woman I have ever met.
Manager, SME, Auckland.
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