can you sue your employee?

Can You Sue Your Employee?

Terry pranged the company car. Again. Julie’s work on the designs was so sloppy that you had to pay a contractor to redo them. Donald insulted a client at a sales meeting. Now the client has gone to your competitor. In each of those situations, if Terry, Julie, or Donald were your employees, you might […]

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Your First Employee

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and hire your first employee. Ideally, your employees should make your business life easier. Good staff can really help spread the load. You should also know that employing others comes with certain responsibilities. After all, it’s called an employment relationship. You’re making a serious commitment to someone. What […]

Do I Need a Code of Conduct?

No, you don’t need one. But there are good reasons why you would want one. As I have explained elsewhere, if you employ staff, you are legally obliged to be a good communicator. You must talk to them. And your work policies, company manuals, and codes of conduct are ways of communicating something to your […]