In the former case, it stated that the equal pay claim must have been in existance at the time of the transfer. The transferee has no obligation to put you on better benefits than you were enjoying before. There is a time llmit of 6 months from the date of transfer I would still advise you to be careful in the long run In the second case, preserving an employees TUPE rights, 2 years on, was a valid defence to an equal pay claim
How do I conductan appraisal?
There are no particular legalrequirements in relation to appraisalsYou still have to comply with all thediscrimination requirements
ObjectivesTo improve your working relationshipTo discuss improvements and devise anaction plan
How Often?This is up to youRegularity is the key30 minutes a month is better than 3 hours a year
In The Meeting...Remember to ask open questions, so that theemployee can explain what has been happeningAsk lots of questions to increase yourunderstandingComment on points that the employee hasraised to show you are interested
In The Meeting (cont)Be aware of their body language as well astheir wordsKeep notes on what is saidMake sure that you are paying attention towhat they are saying