Tag

Managing Staff

The Managing Staff archive.

Employing & managing staff

Incentives packages that help retain staff

It can be difficult for a small company to see incentive packages as a priority but the benefits don't have to be huge to make a difference.

Employing & managing staff

Hiring an apprentice: The benefits for a small company

Taking on an apprentice can inject youthful energy and ideas into your company. A guide to how to enrol an apprentice into your small business

Legal advice

How to avoid unfair dismissal claims

Simon Robinson, managing partner of RobinsonRalph, gives an overview of the basics to help you avoid paying any unnecessary compensation and explains the basis for claims of unfair dismissal.

Legal advice

Can I dismiss an employee for sending threatening text?

Two members of staff had an argument. One left the premises and I asked her not to return. She sent me a text threatening me with 'people to sort me out'. Can I dismiss her?

Outlook

SMEs forecast to create 1.2m jobs in Britain over the coming year

With optimism coming from the vaccine rollout programme, UK SMEs expect to be hiring 1.2m staff over the next year

Employing & managing staff

What we can learn about managing staff from soccer’s top managers

Looking for advice on people management? Just ask Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, managers of Liverpool and Manchester City

Employing & managing staff

The key qualities to look for in a candidate’s CV

Here are some pointers for small businesses on identifying the best candidates through their CVs.

Office & home working

Social media problems: how to avoid these five issues in the workplace

Alan Price outlines five key social media problems in the workplace and how to avoid them.

Employing & managing staff

Can’t afford a pay rise? 9 alternative ways to reward your staff

If you can't afford to give a pay rise to your top-performing employees, there are a few other ways that you can reward them.

Management

Unpaid staff overtime worth £1.6 billion weekly

New research finds UK small and medium-sized business staff working one additional unpaid day of overtime every week, leading to stress and the urge to change career.

Employing & managing staff

Dealing with conflict: Advice from a workplace mediator

In this piece, Anna Shields, co-founder and director of Consensio, discusses how people can best manage potential conflict situations.

Management

How to boost creativity and innovation in your business

Research reveals 81 per cent of workplaces have failed to create a culture that encourages, creativity, new ideas and experimentation.

Partner content

Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?