Surviving Capability and Performance Management


By using this book you will have the tools to understand your rights in the event of a capability or performance management process. The book takes you quickly and simply through the law in a user friendly way so that you can easily apply it to your particular situation.

Capability and Performance Management

S98 (2) (a) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 makes Capability or Lack of qualifications a potentially fair reason for dismissing an employee. Capability covers a range of issues from lack of productivity to an inability to establish good working relationships with clients or colleagues.

Your employer can dismiss you on these grounds if they believe that you cannot do your job to the standard required of you. This can be because you can’t work to the skill level needed for the job. It could also be because you can’t carry out the work because you are ill and your employer needs to get the work done. This means you can be dismissed because of your poor sickness record, but your employer will have to go through particular steps to do so. This e-book guides you through what you should do, what to avoid and look out for. In 38 pages, the book guides you through the following;

  • Your Employer’s legal duty to act reasonably and follow a fair procedure
  • The requirements of the ACAS Code on Discipline & Grievance  Procedures
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Sickness Absence
  • Sickness and Disability
  • Meetings with management
  • How to prepare for meetings
  • How to write your capability statement

And much more.




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