• The different ways you can hire staff for your small business

    If you’re considering taking on a new member of staff, that’s usually a positive sign that your business is growing. The next decision you face is whether or not to take on a full-time employee.…

  • How to Help Your Team Beat the January Blues

    The widespread optimism surrounding the start of the New Year has swiftly subsided. Is it any surprise, when the headlines are dominated by rising death tolls, tougher restrictions and ever-growing Government debt? ‘Normal’ life feels…

  • employee work life balance

    How work-life balance has changed & what employers need to do

    It is important for employees to have a work-life balance. Work-life balance is basically how much time employees spend working and how much they spend with family or doing things that they enjoy. At times…

  • Managing staff sickness absence – guide for small businesses

    It is virtually impossible to eradicate staff sickness absence. However, for small businesses, the costly nature of absenteeism can be extremely disruptive to the day to day running of the business.

  • 6 common team challenges – How to overcome them and grow your team

    As a business owner, you will no doubt, face some of the common team challenges experienced by many businesses today. When you do face these problems, you will need to know how to overcome them…

  • Redundancy process - staying on the right side of UK employment law

    Making staff redundant – how to do it and stay on the right side of the law

    To stay on the right side of UK employment laws, employers must understand how to carry out the redundancy procedure correctly, so here’s a step-by-step guide to the redundancy process, and how to negotiate it safely.