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 […]
While self-isolation in the face of Covid-19 is certainly necessary, that doesn’t make it easy. You start to lose track of how many days have gone by, the places you used to go become hard to remember, and you could swear your laundry basket was talking to you a moment ago. Cabin fever can take its toll on anyone, not just lonely woodsmen up in the Rockies. So today, we’re looking at the current risks of cabin fever when working remotely in the age of Coronavirus (and beyond).
Following on from the package of relief measures offered in the personal loan, credit card and overdraft markets, the FCA has confirmed a range of measures to protect customers in the motor finance market.
The government is paving the way for local planning authorities to be able to hold virtual committee meetings.
Landlords will not be able to take possession proceedings in respect of their tenants’ leases in England and Wales during the current coronavirus crisis. We consider how recent measures are impacting on commercial landlords.
Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Interest-free state loans and guarantees Following the first three credit and guarantee initiatives COVID I, II and COVID Prague designed for the small and medium sized enterprises, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (“MoIT”) and the Czech-Moravian Guarantee and Development Bank (“CMGDB”) are now planning a COVID III guarantee. COVID […]
Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Article 23 to 27 of the Capital Markets Law (governing material transactions and minority shareholders, including the right to exit, the offer to buy shares, the obligation to buy shares, the right to sell) will not apply to the transactions of the Turkey Wealth Fund, sub-funds and companies that will […]
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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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