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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.

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Employees keen to be seen at work

More than a third of office workers deliberately spend longer hours in the office than needed in a bid to impress their manager, according to a study.

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Managers show favouritism towards staff members

Research has given insight into employer bias in the workplace, with the key reasons being work ethic, loyalty, personality, and humour.

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Employees down on job progression

Nearly half of workers are disappointed with their career progression, research finds.

Work life balance

Employees struggle with work/life balance 

Workers are finding it increasingly difficult to leave their job at the office, finds research.

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Employees prefer to work for SMEs – Survey

Working for big business is not a top priority for employees, with the majority claiming they would prefer to work for an SME, says recruitment consultancy Angela Mortimer.

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CBI: Workers should be able to choose long hours

Removing the working time opt-out would restrict employees' freedom to manage their lives, it has been claimed.

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Employee blacklist ‘open to abuse’

A proposed database which would allow employers to list staff members accused of misconduct could leave former employees open to bullying, it has been claimed.

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Employees prefer to stay late on Valentine’s day

Up to 71 per cent of employees would stay late on Valentine's day to deal with an urgent enquiry, according to a new survey.

Employing & managing staff

How to discipline a member of staff effectively

If you find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance of having to discipline a member of staff, you have to ensure the process is fair, especially if the result is that they are dismissed.

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Employees overworked and underpaid?

A total of eight out of ten employees regularly work beyond their contracted hours without pay, according to a survey of 1,083 workers by employment law firm Peninsula BusinessWise.

Employing & managing staff

Dealing with difficult employees

While a team of hardworking, capable staff can help a business thrive, it only takes one bad apple to wreak havoc within an organisation. We ask the experts how small businesses can tackle this common problem.

Employing & managing staff

Legal life-cycle of an employee

There are certain obligations and rules that an employer must be aware of at various times during an employee's working life.

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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