Use this letter to confirm an extension of time with regard to a stage of the right to train request procedure.
It’s good performance management procedure to appraise your employees on a regular basis and, in any event, no less than once per year. The aim of formal evaluation is not just to consider performance and conduct during the relevant appraisal period but also to set an agreed action plan of goals to be achieved, including identifying training needs and career development, during the forthcoming appraisal period.
Appraisals are a two-way process. They allow both you and the employee concerned to review their progress over a particular period of time, e.g. a year, and set goals for the future. If you're thinking of introducing them you need to go about it in the right way; it’s not as easy as having a ten-minute chat.