If you have an unreliable employee who is constantly phoning in sick, this can take a toll on managing workloads and staff morale, especially if you are a small business.
In this article we look at the best way to manage persistent sickness absences and consider if there are any ways you can reduce them.
Managing Genuine Absences
Most employees are conscientious but occasionally you...Read More
If you are a practice owner, being able to make difficult decisions but still come across as a fair manager will help maintain staff morale. But how do you strike a good balance between the two? If you are too hard you will be seen as a tyrant and staff will look to leave; but if you are too soft your employees will take advantage.
Managing people is a difficult skill in whatever profession...Read More
This question sounds like the start of an awful joke with no punchline.
Under the present regime of regulation it feels like the GDC are a law unto themselves. Dentists live in fear that any minor indiscretion may result in an investigation by their regulator and, ultimately, lead to their erasure from the register. Many have questioned the GDC’s handling of complaints; look no further than...Read More