ACAS have just published a report, “Estimating the Costs of the Workplace Conflict”. In this report it estimates that workplace conflict costs UK employers £28.5bn every year, this equates to just over £1,000 on average for every employee. The Top 3 costs are Resignation, Disciplinary dismissals and sickness absence.
Failure by employers to handle conflict early and poor conflict management is very costly for businesses, however, we can provide you with a number of solutions!
✔Hands on HR support as and when you need it ensuring that issues can be nipped in the bud with expert advice.
✔Inhouse bespoke training such as Handling Difficult Conversations training. This will enable line managers to have the relevant skills to be able to manage conflict efficiently and effectively.
✔Workplace mediation. Our trained and qualified mediators can reduce the likelihood of a situation escalating to a costly employment tribunal claim!
Do you want to be ahead of the game? Get in touch today and save on unnecessary business costs!