Business leaders and managers everywhere have been adapting to the ‘work from home’ change forced upon us all in 2020. With that in mind, we’d like to talk about implementing weekly check-ins as an effective employee engagement strategy, so can help you hold onto your top talent no matter where they are and reduce staff turnover. For good.
So what do you do when you want your employees to become more productive? Giving them more money for good performance seems like an obvious, classic economical-thinking answer, but is it really the best tool for motivating your teams long-term?
The finer points of employee appraisal become more difficult to manage when you can’t just sit down for a chat with someone. Managers need to have a clear framework for providing these appraisals, so we’ll be going over some suggestions and tools for conducting effective performance reviews for remote workers.
In March 2020, the world was forced into a large-scale remote work exercise with the global spread of COVID-19. Where possible, businesses moved to remote work practices with no time to stop and worry about their fears (misplaced or not) around ‘trust’. So, if you’re sat reading this as a manager of staff who are now working remotely and wondering ‘what can I do to build trust across the team’, read on for a few key points.
One of the most important facets of being a great manager is the duty of care you have to your employees. The term “workplace wellbeing” is a common one, but slightly misleading. A manager’s duty of care extends to all employees, including remote workers, with the workplace in question not being confined to a single […]
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points of employment law for employers.
Real estate measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in CEE – status as of 29 April 2020…
As the world grapples with COVID-19, we are seeing some of the most unprecedented State measures of our time. Measures causing severe financial damage to many businesses and industries. Where does that leave foreign investors? Will they be able to claim compensation?
The first ever electronic meeting of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on 23 April 2020 considered a number of pieces of legislation, largely in response to the COVID-19 emergency, that are likely to be of interest to local employers and employees. This note is intended to provide a brief overview of the key changes: some […]
With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness. Some other countries in the CEE region have also adopted measures to combat the consequences of COVID-19 as detailed in the following overview…
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As law firm leaders debate a return to the office, others are still preoccupied with questions of pay and – in some cases – mere survival. Here are the key takeaways. Where Slaughters leads, others will follow Slaughter and May has cut salaries for newly qualified solicitors to a measly £87,000. What can you say […]
Ashurst and Eversheds Sutherland have seen through the sale of struggling Italian restaurant Carluccio’s, after it fell into administration nearly two months ago. Carluccio’s brought in FRP as its administrators in late March, with Ashurst restructuring partner Drew Sainsbury taking the lead from the firm. Today it was announced that Boparan Restaurant Group will take […]
Slaughter and May has reduced salaries for newly qualified solicitors in response to the coronavirus pandemic. NQs qualifying in September will now receive £87,000, a reduction on the £92,000 base salary that this year’s crop take home. The news was first reported in RollonFriday. Salaries often drop in times of recession. For example, NQ pay […]
Pearson’s general counsel is leaving the education publisher to join GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare business. Bjarne Tellmann – who has been Pearson’s GC for six years – is joining GSK where he will take up the role of senior vice president and general counsel from July. Tellmann joined Pearson in 2014 from the Coca-Cola company, where […]
KPMG has pulled off a three-strong hire to bolster its burgeoning UK legal consulting unit, as it looks to take on a growing number of large-scale mandates that have been flooding its lawyers since the Covid-19 crisis hit. The unit is the UK version of KPMG’s global legal operations and transformation service (LOTS), which supports […]
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