The process for applying for a review must be clear to employees.
|Agency approaches differ...||Comment|
The employee applies to a senior manager within their reporting line.
|Not all line managers are aware of their responsibilities in this field. Without support, issues may not be actioned appropriately.|
Applications are lodged with the HR function.
|A central point for applications is less confusing for employees. Some agencies establish appropriately named mailboxes, accessible through the intranet, for this purpose.|
Adopting and publishing indicative timeframes for responding to and completing reviews assures employees their agency is committed to resolving their concerns quickly (Regulation 5.33).