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Employees

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.

Employing & managing staff

Checklist: what should be in a job advert?

Creating a job advert can be daunting for small business owners. We explain what you need to include.

Employing & managing staff

5 attributes to look for in your next personal assistant’s CV

Rebecca Siciliano of Tiger Recruitment explains what skills and experience you should be on the lookout for when hiring a personal assistant.

News

Most employees don’t feel their ideas are being heard

New research reveals most employees have ideas to improve the business, yet many companies are failing to listen to them.

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Businesses should become global employers after Brexit

Experts say businesses should look for opportunities and become global employers after Brexit.

Employing & managing staff

Your overtime pay and working rules questions answered

Questions about the rules on overtime policy and pay rates are some of the most common enquiries in the SmallBusiness email inbox. We sifted through the main topics and got in contact with some clever folks who could provide clear responses. So whether you are an employer or an employee, you should find the answers to most of your overtime queries contained in the following wise words from employment law experts and practitioners.

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Half of employees can’t recite their organisation’s vision or values

Rungway research of 2,000 British employees shows more than half of employees in the UK can’t recite their organisation’s vision, and nearly half can’t recite their organisation’s values.

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Number of employees working overseas set to surge in 2018

According to new research, nearly half of HR managers expect to send more staff on long-term international assignments overseas.

Employing & managing staff

Do your employees feel valued at work?

Almost half of UK employees are unhappy at work, as only 39 per cent of junior team members feel positive about whether their job is important and worthwhile.

Employing & managing staff

Why your workforce isn’t working: You don’t know your staff well enough

Here, Paul Burrin of Sage People explores why employers need to build a stronger connection with their staff to boost productivity.

News

Falling value of the pound revealed as UK workers top concern

Automation in the workplace is seen as a bigger threat than immigration as a new study highlights the top concerns for Brits.

Business Loans

Ways to help your employees who are struggling with their funds

When you consider how a study revealed that 47% of employees say that their personal problems have an impact on the way they perform at work, you can really begin to appreciate just how many of us carry significant problems on a day to day basis.

Employing & managing staff

Managing employees in a multi-generational workforce

With the appearance of the first Gen Z individuals mixed in with Gen X and Millennials, we are entering a very interesting phase of the multi-generational workplaces, says John Ryder.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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Business Technology

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