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Managing employee capability in your Early Years’ setting

Here’s the transcript from our recent webinar on capability… “Let’s talk capability.  First of all, what do I mean by capability?  Well, it’s the opposite of misconduct, they are two sides of the same coin, and capability is to do with ‘can’t...

Capability Procedure – why they are so useful!

In employment law one of the five potentially reasons for a dismissal is on the grounds of capability. Capability is the ‘can’t do’ rather than the ‘won’t do’ we may see in the workplace. It is the employee with arthritis that is...

Recording Time-keeping – Reasons why its an excellent idea!

When it comes to attendance, most nurseries concentrate on systems that monitor the attendance of children in order to comply with their registration. The subject of recording the attendance of staff is often more relaxed. However, there are lots of reasons why...

Discipline for under performance?

Here’s a question posted on social media today that caught my eye. “If a staff member consistently wasn’t completing their paperwork for their key children and other tasks and there are always discussions with this member of staff about stuff not...