Karen Watkins is the founder of specialist SME HR consultancy Rowan Consulting.

Employing & managing staff

Can I make a deduction from an employee’s salary?

What can you do if an employee leaves without returning valuable IT equipment, a uniform or a mobile phone? Karen Watkins of Rowan Consulting offers advice.

Employing & managing staff

What owners should put in an employment contract

A contract of employment for your first employee must include some terms that are legally binding. Karen Watkins of Rowan Consulting explains what to include