People management

Creating a positive working environment with happy, motivated staff is not easy. Personalities can clash so people management skills are essential.

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People management - overview

Creating a positive working environment with happy, motivated staff is not easy. Personalities can clash so people management skills are essential.

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Delegating effectively - checklist

It's not possible to do everything yourself - and it isn't good for employee satisfaction either. Here's how to delegate tasks successfully.

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Everyday workplace policies

Managing people takes time and resources. You can save yourself a lot of time and effort by having clear workplace policies on everyday issues.

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Incentive pay

Incentive pay can be a good way to encourage employees, motivating them to work better for your business. Here's how to introduce a scheme.

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Managing absenteeism - checklist

Staff being away with illness can cost your company dearly in missed working time. Here are our tips for minimising absences.

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Motivating employees

Employees can spend less than half their time at work being productive - and ironically the employer is usually at fault. Learn to motivate employees.

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NVQs

NVQs are work-based qualifications that focus on standards of performance. Read our factsheet on helping your employees get NVQ-qualified.

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Performance appraisals

Performance appraisals help employees take responsibility for their performance by setting agreed objectives. Read our guide to effective appraisals.

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Personal development plans

Personal development plans are a useful way to help employees develop based on their long-term aspirations. Our guides to PDPs in the workplace.