Sarah Jane Sinnott could not believe her luck when she won 10,000 worth of practice development consultancy from TAX UK in a competition carried by AccountingWEB.co.uk. Over the next few months we will be following her progress as she looks to bring on her practice, helped by Lesley Stalker of TAX UK. This is her fifth month.
My biggest nightmares surround managing the team; it's not that I can't manage them or that they are difficult to manage, but I just can't get excited about it. Therefore, appraisals are often neglected and prepared at the last minute.
Our current system involves the following:
- Monthly one-minute appraisals: This was originally because of our open plan office and was intended to be a way of catching up and to give the team an opportunity to discuss any i...