The UK banking and financial services sector relies on the work of ambitious and driven individuals. However, these requirements can also cultivate large egos and difficult team dynamics exacerbated by toxic employees.
The worst aspect of toxic behaviour is its tendency to spread. Even the most brilliant of your team members can begin to reflect negative behaviours such as leaving others out of the loop, undermining team members or spreading gossip about promotions and personal lives.
Great teamwork comes from mutual respect and positive interpersonal relationships. If toxic behaviour is spreading in your team, use this resource to help identify toxic employees and approach their behaviour in a strong-yet-firm manner.