On the fourth day of Christmas, my employee brought to me…Drinking alcohol

During the Christmas period there could be more opportunities for your employees to go out for lunches. Indeed, some companies and departments choose to hold their Christmas parties over an extended lunch break.  This may mean that a glass or two is raised to celebrate the festive season. If you have a policy of no… Continue reading

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On the third day of Christmas, my employee brought to me…Seasonal Staff and Agency Workers

Some businesses are at their busiest time during December and therefore temporarily employ additional staff to cover the period.  This flexible approach to managing workflow peaks and troughs makes perfect business sense. Just because you’re appointing fixed term or casual staff, don’t be lapse with your procedures.  Undertake all the necessary pre-employment checks even though… Continue reading

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On the second day of Christmas my employee brought to me…Less productivity

Some organisations can face a Christmas shut down period without actually closing their doors if employees become distracted by Christmas preparations; chattering about who is buying for who in the secret Santa draw and not forgetting the ability to buy presents on-line in the comfort of their office.  This, coupled with the general malaise around… Continue reading

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On the first day of Christmas my employee brought to me…Time Keeping Issues

In the run up to Christmas there are far more events taking place during the week, which may mean that for a limited period of time, your employees’ social life overtakes their commitment to arriving for work on time. For those organisations based in towns and cities, they could also be faced with a higher… Continue reading

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Holidays in the workplace.

For many, the most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching, but for managers and HR Departments the Christmas Period can be more like the nightmare before Christmas.  So instead of bringing you the gifts of Frankincense, Gold and Myrrh this season High Performance Consultancy will gift to you of our top tips to… Continue reading

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