Managing Poor Performance

Proactive management of staff performance is crucial to avoid issues of poor performance. If problems arise, a robust performance management process is essential.

This interactive training session will explain, by reference to a case study, how best to deal with what is often a complex and time consuming process. It covers the following topics:

  • Tips for effective performance management
  • Inductions, appraisals, supervision and training
  • Managing a fair poor performance process – setting objectives, monitoring performance and reviewing improvement
  • Distinguishing between poor performance and misconduct in the care sector
  • Dealing with an underperforming employee signed off with stress
  • Dismissing for poor performance
  • Minimising the risk of Employment Tribunal claims


  • Avoid reduced productivity and wasted costs by effectively monitoring staff performance
  • How to follow a fair and robust performance management process
  • Minimise the risk of appeals and Tribunal claims

Target Audience
Business owners, HR professionals, managers and anyone responsible for managing performance.

2 hours

Our training courses can be provided either at your business or at our offices to suit you.

Our training courses are provided by specialist employment law solicitors with expert knowledge and practical experience in advising businesses on all HR and employment law issues.

Contact our team of expert employment solicitors to discuss your needs. We offer FREE first advice. Call our team on 0117 929 0333 or email.

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