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…
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.
A practical guide to flexible working rights for small businesses
Every employee that has worked for you for more than 26 weeks has the statutory right to request flexible working.
Here’s what every small business owner needs to know about flexible working rights, and how to handle flexible working requests from staff so that you don’t end up in front of an Employment Tribunal.
The importance of roles and responsibilities in project management
One of the key attributes of projects is that they are not structured in the same way as ordinary business departments. A number of people, possibly including contractors or consultants, are brought together to deliver…