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Everything You Need to Know about Probationary Periods

With so many new appointments now being subject to the completion of a probationary period and so many questions coming into the FPM advice line asking how to safely dismiss someone on a probationary period, we felt that some guidance would be helpful...
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HR Helpline Queries Part 2: Contracts of Employment

The FPM HR helpline sees hundreds of queries each year from practice manager members, some common and some not so common. In this second part of our new series of articles, our HR expert Ciara Burns looks at the subject of Contracts of Employment.
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HR Case File: When Should I Extend a Probation Period?

You’re not completely happy with the performance of a new employee whose probation period ends soon - what’s the best approach to take? No one said dealing with HR issues would be easy…