Employing & managing staff

Virtual right to work check – who offers them?

From 1 October the government will make its virtual right to work check permanent. The Home Office has drawn up a list of approved digital ID check providers. Which one could be best for your small business?

Sole trader

Employing people as a sole trader

We take a look at the procedures around employing people as a sole trader.


Treasury mulls employment allowance boost for small business hiring

Increasing employment allowance would encourage small businesses to take on more staff, Treasury believes

Employing & managing staff

Work experience: can I employ my own children over the summer holidays?

Lesley Stalker of RJP LLP explains what you need to know about employing your own children over the summer holidays.


SMEs failing to tap the potential of 4.7 million employees

UK SME managers are failing their employees as one-third reveal they don't have personal development meetings more than once a year.


Small businesses driving record UK employment levels

A new report by npower Business details that British SMEs are employing a record number in private sector, almost half of the UK’s working population.


Real wages and employment are likely to fall during 2017

UK businesses will find it hard to employ European talent and give appropriate wages to employees, a new study reveals.


Britons turning to second jobs to boost income

More than a third of Britons are now employed in a minimum of two jobs, research finds.


Younger workers look to leave jobs inside a year

Workers aged between 16 and 28 lack loyalty to their place of employment, finds research.

Employing & managing staff

Starting to employ people

When starting your business, you may well only be working with a small number of other people. If your business is a success and you want to expand, you may well look to take on employees. Even if you’ve been running a business for a while, now might be the time you’re looking at taking someone on.

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

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

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

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

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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