Guides and advice on the effective management of employees for UK small businesses. Articles cover subjects such as recruitment, training, performance evaluation, and creating a productive work environment.

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7 HR software tools ideal for small business

Streamlining your HR functions is key to running an efficient business. Here are seven HR software tools that can help you do just that.


Employment Allowance for small business

We answer the key questions around Employment Allowance to help you determine whether your business is eligible and, if it is, how to apply

Employing & managing staff

How to manage an employee’s pay rise request

If an employee has come to you with a pay rise request, what do you do? Here are five tips to help achieve the best outcome for both parties


Sunak eyes plans to entice over 50s back to work

The Government is looking at plans to encourage the over 50s and long-term sick back into work, but won’t budge on immigration

Employing & managing staff

How businesses can help their employees through the cost of living crisis

Here are six benefits that you can introduce to help your employees who may be struggling to cope with the cost of living crisis


Truss to review visa schemes to ease labour shortages

PM Liz Truss wants to review visa conditions to make it easier to recruit key roles, such as broadband engineers


8 key things to do when employing people

Follow these steps to manage employment costs and ensure a productive relationship with new employees


7 business tips from Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing

Jamie Laing, former Made in Chelsea star and co-founder of Candy Kittens, shares seven tips that he's learned from his time in business


Becoming an employer for the first time? What you need to know

Running your own business involves necessary admin. Especially when it comes to payroll and tax. Happily, there’s software to help you

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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

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Fuel your small business with Uber Eats

This article explains what Uber Eats is and why you should use it for your small business

Employing & managing staff

6 tips to keep your employees happy

Amid the "Great Resignation", small business owners are wondering how to retain their employees – here are six tips to keep them happy

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How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

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Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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