Training and Development
An appraisal is a two-way process of looking
There is no legal requirement to carry out appraisals but they can undoubtedly benefit both employers and employees by improving job performance, by making it easier to identify strengths and weaknesses and by determining suitability for development.
The Simply-Docs suite of appraisal documents
Employers must also be sure to account for the impact of any disability that may impair an employee’s performance. Reasonable adjustments should be made in the appraisal process in order to ensure that a disabled person is not treated less
In line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), appraisal records should be held confidentially and kept for no longer than necessary. In some cases, data collected may include special categories of data (e.g. information about an employee's health), in which case even more stringent rules apply.
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