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Performance improvement policy

This policy descibes how the organisation will manage where an individual's performance falls below the standards expected.

Performance improvement

Overview

The Company will at all times ensure that employees achieve and maintain a high standard of performance in their work. To this end it will ensure that standards are established, performance is monitored and employees are given appropriate training, support and facilities to meet these standards.

Scope

All employees of [Company].

Principles

1. Informal discussion

Where the Manager/Supervisor first establishes that an employee's performance is below the acceptable level, an informal discussion will be held with the employee to try to establish the reason.

2. Formal interview

Should the employee show either no or insufficient improvement over the following two weeks, a formal interview will be arranged between the employee (together with an employee representative if so desired), the Manager/Supervisor and the HR Department.

The aims of the interview will be to:

  • Identify the cause(s) of the poor performance and to determine what (if any) remedial treatment (e.g. training, retraining, support, etc.) can be given.
  • Explain clearly the shortfall between the employee's performance and the required standard.
  • Obtain the employee's commitment to reachin

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Reviewed 1 May 2022

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