As an employer, you need to deal with a lot of issues at once. It is down to you to ensure that your company runs properly and that all of your employees are happy and motivated, deal with clients and customers and ensure that problems are sorted out as quickly as possible. It is also your responsiblity to ensure the safety of your staff, or face claims for Stockton-on-Tees accident at work compensation.
How to deal with a bad employee and what to do if someone claims accident at work compensation against you
If you are working with a bad employee then this can make your job even more difficult, and reflect badly on your company. If you are dealing with a bad employee, there may be other things that you can do before you have to let them go, to get them to work better in the company as a whole.
- Confront them. The first thing to do with any bad employee is to confront them about their behaviour. This lets them know that you are aware of what they are doing and that it is not ok. Many people continue to do things because they think that they are getting away with it, so let this person know that this is not the case.
- Serve written warnings. In many cases, a bad employee will continue to do things they shouldn’t if they have only had spoken warnings, because this doesn’t seem as official as a written warning. A written warning goes on their record and can be used against them if you want to let them go.
- Let them know how many warnings they get. If you are willing to give three warnings before firing this person then let them know, if they have already had at least one warning this should make it clear that they are on the right path to lose their job if they don’t stop what they are doing.
An employee may try to make a Stockton-on-Tees accident at work compensation claim against you
An employee may try to make an accident at work compensation claim against you if they have been injured at work. However, you don’t need to pay out on a Stockton-on-Tees accident at work compensation claim if you can prove that the employee was to blame for what happened to them at work.
If you are afraid that you were in some way at fault for the accident which caused your employee’s injuries, it may be worth calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for advice, and to find out if the employee has a good case for Stockton-on-Tees accident at work compensation.
If they do it may be quicker and easier to pay out on the claim rather than go through solicitors. Your employees are entitled to seek a claim through firms like us at Accident Advice Helpline and your indemnity should cover you to avoid any unecessary tension in the workplace.