Discipline & Performance Review Advice


Managing workplace dynamics can be complex. Our team specialises in developing customised policies and procedures that address issues like unfair dismissal, wage claims, misconduct, parental leave, redundancies, and more.

We also advise on managing underperformance and staff that don’t align with your organisation. If you’re currently facing a business challenge or want to safeguard your future operations, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Book a complimentary consultation today and discover how we can support and protect your business growth.

Personalised workplace solutions

As your business expands, the complexity of managing its operations also rises. Workplace policies and procedures might seem like a lot of work, but they are increasingly essential in protecting your business.

Your policies and procedures serve as clear guidelines to manage staff expectations and minimise potential liabilities and risks, safeguarding your business. More importantly, these policies and procedures enable you to proactively manage your best asset – your people.

Tailored policies and procedures

Our team works closely with you to develop comprehensive policies tailored specifically for your business. These cover crucial areas such as unfair dismissal, general protections, and wage claims.

Addressing misconduct and performance management

We don’t just create policies; we’re also there to support you in implementing them. We can assist you in dealing with misconduct matters and managing performance effectively.

Parental leave, redundancies, and restructures

Change is inevitable in any organisation. Whether you’re grappling with parental leave requests, redundancies, or company restructures, we provide guidance to ensure a seamless transition.

Interpreting awards

Awards can be complex to interpret. You can rely on us to provide clear, accurate award interpretation that aligns with your business needs.

Remember, these services are not just about tackling issues as they arise; they’re about future-proofing your business. Reach out today to schedule a complimentary consultation and see how NB Employment can support your business.

Managing performance

Managing your team’s performance is a critical aspect of your role as an employer. It’s important to recognise when an employee is not meeting expectations. This could be due to a variety of reasons, such as lack of skills, personal issues, or simply not being a good fit for the company culture.

Here are some ways you can effectively navigate issues related to underperformance and employee misfit:

Dealing with underperformance

Addressing the issue directly is essential once you’ve identified an underperforming employee. This might involve having a candid conversation about their performance, giving them constructive feedback, and offering support where needed.

Strategies for improvement

Sometimes, improvement requires more than just addressing the issue. You may need to develop strategies to help the employee improve. This could include setting clear performance targets, providing additional training, or offering mentorship opportunities.

When removal becomes necessary

There may be situations where an employee’s performance does not improve despite your best efforts. In such cases, it might be necessary to consider their removal from the company. This should be done respectfully and in consideration of any relevant employment laws.

Remember, proactively dealing with performance issues helps maintain a productive work environment and shows your commitment to your employees’ success. Reach out to NB Employment today to learn more about how you can better manage discipline and performance in your business.

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