The latest guides on employing and managing full or part time staff effectively as a small business owner or sole trader. Contains advice on employment law, health and safety at work, recruitment, training, redundancy and disciplinary information, employee rights, workplace regulations, and much more.
This section provides expert and in-depth advice articles on all aspects of staff management and human resources legislation. Our aim is to help UK small businesses to hire great employees, manage them effectively and look after them properly.
Other key topics covered in this employing staff section include team management, employee motivation, legal rights and responsibilities, managing absence, maternity pay and leave, taking on new staff, induction programmes, communication, workplace policies, flexible working, job descriptions, employment contracts and related information.
We also provide information on HR tools, templates and resources specially targeted at SMEs as well as suitable training courses and workshops that can help you get the best out of your staff to make a more efficient, more profitable, happy and productive company. Sounds good? Then read on…
Pensions auto enrolment rules mean all employers must provide a pension for their staff and automatically enrol them into it. James Brown of Chase de Vere offers a guide to all the considerations employers must make to comply with pensions legislation
Employers are legally bound to provide a written statement of terms and conditions from day one of a new worker starting. Sue Temelty of The HR Dept expalins what's compulsory and what can be added later, once your new member of staff has settled in