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    The Aggrieved

    Gary Cookson offers top tips on dealing with grievances from employees. Having both raised and dealt with grievances, he shares his understanding of best practice and suggests suitable ways to manage emotionally-charged situations effectively.

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    Understanding redundancy

    While there is no such thing as a ‘good’ redundancy, there are ways in which the process can be made smoother. Helen Tracey explores how businesses can be prepared to handle redundancies in the best way possible.

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    Recruited a 'poor fit'?

    Eleanor Deem provides sound advice on a matter that's all-too common among recruiters: making a 'poor fit'.

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    Determining employment status

    Simon Jones explains the key factors that determine employee status, and the precautions businesses should take to ensure the correct protections are given.

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    Designing Effective Performance Management

    Performance management is usually seen as an essential skill but it’s also often one of the most hated tasks managers are asked to undertake; blog Helen Tracey outlines how to design effective performance management.

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    What is the Good Work Plan?

    In this blog Gary Cookson explores the concept of Good Work, what it means, and what employers can do to make sure they provide it.

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    Apprenticeships: opportunities for small business

    The disappointing take up of apprenticeships has been in the news recently but despite the perceived challenges Angela Roberts explores the opportunities they can present to small businesses

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    GDPR lessons learned

    Following the first two major fines for GDPR infringements, what lessons can be learned from these cases?

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