Employing staff or having a voluntary workforce brings with it additional requirements for a productive, healthy and safe working environment. As well as complying with employment legislation there are additional areas of good practice that can be adopted to support the social and economic sustainability of the business.
Staff are a valuable asset to any wine production business and their involvement is important in maintaining business efficiency. Training, improving skills and performance management are important aspects of people management that help ensure staff are retained and motivated. Further, properly trained and competent staff are essential in achieving good standards of production, supporting innovation, increasing competitiveness and business profitability.