Category Archives: People Management

Thank you for attending our Seminar!

Effective Discipline & Grievance Processes

Thank you to all those who came to our Effective Discipline and Grievance Processes Seminar, which was held on 15 September in association with the CIPD Bedfordshire Branch.

The event was well attended and provided an opportunity for organisations to meet up and obtain a useful insight into effective discipline and grievance processes as well as gain practical guidance on difficult cases.

Floyd Graham was the featured speaker and struck a chord with many of the attendees from whom we have received some great testimonials via our feedback questionnaire.

If you missed the event and would like to receive a copy of the presentation slides for the event then please contact us via the details below:

+44 (0) 808 172 93 22

Performance Management Seminar – 15 September 2015

Performance Management

Effective Discipline and Grievance Processes for Performance Management:  Practical Guidance on Difficult Cases – in association with: CIPD Bedfordshire Group

Date: Tuesday 15th September 2015

Time: 9:30am – 13:00pm

Venue: Elstow Playing Field Association Main Hall, Wilstead Road, Elstow, Bedford, MK42 9YP/YF

Cost: Free with buffet lunch included

In association with the Bedfordshire CIPD Branch we will explore how you can apply the law effectively to support  performance management particularly focusing on dealing with difficult cases. The  session will provide insights into how investigations and disciplinary hearings should be managed when allegations of unfair discrimination, harassment or bullying are being considered. We will then explore best practice guidelines when hearing grievances arising from protected disclosures/ whistle-blowing.

To book your place at our Performance Management seminar, please contact us using the details below:

+44 (0) 808 172 93 22

If you feel this seminar would benefit other colleagues or companies please feel free to forward the details on.

New year – New review

140109 Web Update - CopyA new year is often associated with new year’s resolutions and fresh starts.  If it has been a couple of years or more since your contracts and policies have been reviewed (or even if this has never happened), now is an excellent time for an audit.

Our bespoke auditing methodology provides a comprehensive approach to delivering commercial solutions for the management of people risk. This enables organisations to maximise the return on the investment in their workforce.  The benefits to the business include:

  • Establishing the effectiveness of HR processes, that is, the extent to which these processes support the business’s strategic plan.
  • Identifying areas where efficiency and effectiveness can be improved – leading to improved bottom line performance.
  • Minimising the financial and reputational risks associated with inadequate HR policies, processes and documentation.
  • Supporting businesses working towards quality accreditations and excellence awards e.g.ISO9001, Investors in People.
  • Giving owners/managers increased certainty and control and therefore greater confidence when managing their business.

Our bespoke auditing solution will be adapted to meet your specific business needs, from giving a lick of paint to contracts to a full audit of HR strategy, process and procedures.

For more details about our services or for any other questions, please contact:


Call: 0808 172 93 22