• What employers need to know about hiring staff from overseas

    In all businesses, the focus is on employing the right person for the role. When the person you intend to hire is not a UK citizen, you need to be aware of the legal requirements…

  • DBS checking employees – 6 tips to make sure you get it right

    Whether you are a small or large business owner, it’s likely you will welcome any method that cuts down the level of effort and time needed to successfully perform a given activity. Employee recruitment and…

  • How to hire employees when you don’t have any cash

    The easiest and most risk free way to start a business is to base it at home and do all the work yourself. Many successful firms started that way and grew organically; funding growth from…

  • Interviewing job candidates – How to get it right

    Although some employers perceive interviewing as a small part of the recruitment process, it is a vital opportunity to examine how potential candidates measure up against the needs of the business and, as such, it…

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    Guide to writing job adverts – for small business owners

    Advertising for a new member of staff is something many business owners will need to do. Whether it’s because an existing employee is leaving, or a new role is being created, advertising for job vacancies…

  • A guide to carrying out a disciplinary investigation

    A disciplinary investigation is the first important step in carrying out a full and fair disciplinary process. It is one step that employers may find insignificant but, on the contrary, a proper investigation will generally…