• 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…

  • workplace bullying

    A guide to dealing with workplace bullying

    In this guide, employment law specialist, Peter Done, explains how to spot, and tackle any instances of bullying in your small business.

  • 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.

  • work with freelancers

    How to work effectively with freelancers

    As the recession continues to hit UK businesses, many are finding they have to make redundancies to save money, and replace their full time staff with part-time freelancers. This means more work for the UK’s…