1. Heat wave prompts calls for workers to be sent home

    Posted in Latest News

    In the midst of a heat wave, a group of MPs is calling for workers to be sent home if temperatures in the workplace reach 30C.

    A Parliamentary Early Day Motion, tabled by Halifax MP Linda Riordan, has been backed by seven other Labour MPs.

    It urges the Government to resolve uncertainty …

  2. Trust a key factor for performance and motivation

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    A new report reveals that trust between staff and employers is critical for driving high levels of performance and workforce motivation.

    Compiled by Working Families and consultant lead researcher Susanne Jacobs, in partnership with Unum, the report reveals a clear link between the individual, the team they work in, how they …

  3. 360 feedback reports: what rater groups can tell you.

    Posted in Latest News, Tips & Best Practice, Using Appraisal360

    360 degree feedback normally collects feedback from a range of different people who know the appraisee well and can provide useful input. Typically to ensure a proper cross section of responses raters will be chosen from the appraisee’s colleagues, peers, reports, managers, maybe customer, external contacts and so on.

    When the …

  4. Nurses set for 360 degree appraisals

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    In the wake of a report into failings at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, nurses are to be asked to give feedback about the performance of their colleagues and seniors to contribute to appraisals.

    As part of a series of initiatives announced to improve nursing care quality, NHS England Chief Nursing …

  5. 360 degree feedback valued by Sunday Times Top 100 Best Places to Work

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    New research carried out by market research company Adsum has found a clear correlation between companies who use 360 degree feedback and those appearing in the Sunday Times 100 Best Places to Work. According to an article in Grapevine one Sunday Times company said:

    “Eight years ago …