Please talk to us if you're adding or removing the second sign-off feature and you've already set up people's appraisals. We may need to help you clean up your data.
The second sign-off is typically the line manager's line manager – but not necessarily so. It can be anyone you specify.
The role of the second sign-off is to review what has been written on the appraisal report and to ensure the line manager and appraisee have had a fair, constructive conversation with clear outcomes.
When using a second sign-off, the appraisal uses the 4-step appraisal cycle. As a second sign-off, there are a few extra features you'll see: