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Adrian Hoggarth

Employing & managing staff

How to deal with short-term absence issues

Employee absence can be particularly damaging to the productivity of a small business. Employment expert Adrian Hoggarth outlines how to regain control of the situation as a company owner.

Legal advice

When does workplace banter turn into a claim against a business?

Adrian Hoggarth explores how seemingly harmless staff banter can escalate into a legal problem.

Employing & managing staff

Do I have to pay a bonus if I have a discretionary bonus scheme?

Having a discretionary bonus scheme can be a realistic way for a small business to incentivise staff. Adrian Hoggarth explores how such an initiative is managed.

Employing & managing staff

What the introduction of tribunal fees means for small businesses

People wanting to bring employment tribunals must now pay a fee. Adrian Hoggarth discusses the ramifications for SMEs.

Employing & managing staff

How a small business should manage long-term sick leave and terminal illness

Adrian Hoggarth, head of employee law at Prolegal, discusses what to do in the difficult circumstances of an employee's health deteriorating.

Legal advice

Technology and employment law: how small businesses can access cheap legal information 

Adrian Hoggarth, head of employee law at Prolegal, discusses how businesses can gain legal knowledge at low cost.

Employing & managing staff

How your business can master employee contracts

Small businesses should not be nervous of the prospect of putting employee contracts together. While they can be complex without an HR or legal department, they certainly don't need to be. Adrian Hoggarth gives some simple advice to help.

Legal advice

Essential employment law advice for small businesses in 2013

Adrian Hoggarth, head of employment law at City law firm Prolegal discusses the employment legislation for owner-managers to be aware of this year.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience