Training and Rewarding Staff

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  • Created on: 07-06-13 16:21



INDUCTION training is for new staff - introducing them to the workplace and make them feel welcome.

IN HOUSE On the job training is learning by doing - most common, practice, cost effective, taugh by staff.

OFF THE JOB training can be internal or external (away from their workplace) eg college coueses, more expensive but of a higher quality.

Training Benefits:


  • Staff will do there jobs well - more efficient and productive
  • Give staff new skills to do new jobs - save time and money in recruting someone new


  • up to date knowledge
  • job satisfaction and motivation
  • possible promotion (learning a new skill)
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  • Paid per hour
  • Recive money at the end of the week
  • Overtime paid in addition 


  • Annual (based on a years work)
  • Paid at the end of each month


  • Paying a worker per item they produce over a certain period of time
  • Close links to working on a production line
  • Increases the speed of work 

Fringe Benefits

  • 'Perks' - items a employee receives in addition to there normal wage or salary 
  • Eg cmpany car, gym membership, staff discounts, medical care and life insurance
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Rewards (2)

Performance related pay (commision)

  • Meet certain targets (eg how many cars they sell)
  • Easy to monitor staff

Profit Sharing

  • Employees recieve a proportion of the companys profits
  • Staff = shareholders

Share Ownership

  • Common incentive for senior managers, given a share in the business rather than a bonus
  • Membership of a profit sharing scheme
  • work hard as they are part of the business


  • On top of their basic pay, 
  • Eg at christmas or based upon the number of sales they make in a month
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Disciplinary Act

  • Verbal Warning
  • Written Warning
  • Final Written Warning
  • Dismissal

General Misconduct - Being late, Using the telephone for personal calls, using company vehicle for unauthorised personal use, under performance

Graduating towards Gross Misconduct (serious misconduct) - continusly late, doing things after being previouly warned (going on some wesites)

Gross Misconduct - Physical violence, alcohol or drug abuse, delibarate damage, seriouse infringement of health and safety, theft, fraud, harassment, discrimination, negligence

Most Gross misconducts will lead to an instand dismissal (how seriouse it is) or suspention pending investigation. 

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Employment Rights And Responsibilities

1) Contracts - stating pay, hours, holidays, pentions etc. 

2) Minimum Wage - set by government, dependent on age

3) Anti discrimination -

  • Gender - Sex discrimination act
  • , Ethnicity - Race relation act
  •  Disability - Disability discrimination act 
  • Age, Sexual Orientation, Religion - Employment equality regulations

4) Leaving work

  •  protected againts unfair dismisal 
  • Only redundent when a business goes bust, cant re advertise a redundant job
  • have to give a sertain months/weeks notice

Make sure staff are treated fairly - Emplyment rights act and employment act

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