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Managing Staff

Articles and guides on managing staff as a UK small business. Effective staff management encompasses various responsibilities, including recruitment, training, performance evaluation, and motivation.

Business management

How to bring out the best in your team

Here, we look at what action to take to ensure your team grows and develops as you want it to

Office & home working

How to re-energise a disengaged employee

Here, we look at what employers can do to turn around employee disinterest before it reaches a destructive level.

News

Nepotism in the workplace hitting recruitment

Almost two thirds of UK workers have experienced nepotism in the workplace, with 27.9 per cent witnessing underqualified candidates being hired for jobs because they were favoured.

Employing & managing staff

Drawing the line: Should you be friends with your staff?

Here, Lee Biggins takes on the subject of how close you should be with your employees.

Business management

How businesses can support employees with dyslexia

Here, David Price looks at the adjustments to make as a business owner to accommodate dyslexic staff.

Business management

An ageing workforce: Why small businesses should get prepared

Andrew Firth looks at what an ageing workforce means for small businesses, and what role company owners can play to maximise productivity.

Employing & managing staff

Considering the rights of employees with a long-term illness

Here, Alan Price discusses how to approach the difficult situation of a member of staff with a long-term illness.

Employing & managing staff

Should your business offer work experience placements?

Here are some pros and cons to mull over if you're thinking about offering a work experience placement.

Employing & managing staff

Free healthcare benefits: Are they worth it?

Lee Biggins looks into the matter of whether employers should be offering free vaccinations for their staff.

Employing & managing staff

Mental health affecting absence rates, study finds

Mental health problems are estimated to cost the UK economy £37 billion a year, according to a study.

Employing & managing staff

Craziest job candidate demands, and how to deal with them

Lee Biggins discusses what small businesses should do when faced with unusual or unreasonable requests from would-be employees.

News

National Living Wage arrives for small companies 

The National Living Wage has come into force, and the Federation of Small Businesses is calling on small businesses to make sure they act on this new legal requirement to avoid heavy penalties.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

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