• How to tackle disputes in the workplace

    It’s not uncommon that when an employee makes a complaint about a fellow colleague that employers wish to bury their heads in the sand and ignore the issue. A getting on with business approach, however,…

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    Use Edison’s ‘dunking’ technique to solve business problems

    Running a business means you always have plenty of problems to overcome and issues to deal with. It’s part of the fun of being in business, but when you’re busy it can be hard to…

  • Restrictive covenants and contracts of employment – advice for employers

    For most employers, setting in place rules and responsibilities for employees during their time with the company is their most important consideration. This can be achieved through having effective contracts of employment, alongside employee handbooks.

  • guide to employment contracts

    Fixed term employment contracts – what business owners need to know

    Fixed term employment contracts are generally seen by employers as those which “plug the gap” when their normal, permanent employees are absent for a period of time.

  • A small business guide to employee handbooks

    To help you understand how an employee handbook can help both employers and employees, here’s what every small business owner needs to know about them;

  • Work experience & internships – guide for small business owners

    Many companies are enthusiastic about creating opportunities for younger people to gain business experience and skills in shorter placements, often labeling these as work experience or internships.