• How to hire graduates for your small business

    A recent study found that 48% of millennial graduates believe a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) to be the ideal sized business to work for as opposed to a larger organisation. Even with this encouraging…

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    The challenges of recruitment for startups

    Hiring the right people is vital for the growth of your company. It is likely to go some way in contributing to the development of the business and helping it to become successful.

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    Employment status – why do I need to know the difference?

    It would be fair to say that employment status has been a contentious issue in recent times as business owners and staff in various sectors dispute the true nature of their respective working arrangements. As…

  • Retaining and rewarding key staff with EMI share options

    Incentivising and rewarding staff with an EMI share option scheme

    For many companies, staff retention is a key issue. Giving employees a slice of the business can foster a sense of ownership and can be a key element in retaining and rewarding them.

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    5 ways small businesses can implement a successful CSR program

    When it comes to implementing an effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy, small business leaders can often feel overwhelmed. However, CSR activity shouldn’t be reserved just for the big players. Small businesses can also enjoy…

  • Guide to employee perks and benefits for small businesses

    As salaries, working hours and development opportunities are becoming more aligned from business to business, offering staff perks, benefits or incentives is a way of attracting, and retaining, talent.