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Recruitment

The Hiring and Recruitment small business archive. Expert advice to help UK small businesses optimise their recruiting strategies and processes to hire great employees. Includes guides and tips on attracting the right candidates by creating suitable job descriptions, offering the right incentives and choosing appropriate recruitment platforms.

Employing & managing staff

Hire slow, fire fast – building the right team

Nearly a quarter of businesses fail because they don’t have the right people in key positions. You shouldn’t be in a rush when it comes to hiring staff, says Mark Wright

The Start-Up Series

6 helpful tips for fleshing out a high performing team

Founders can round out the gaps in their experience by ensuring they make the right hires, says Worth Capital co-founder Matthew Cushen

Employing & managing staff

What’s the right way to go about advertising jobs for my small business?

If you think you should be advertising jobs but want to hire internally, what do you do? We explore the pros and cons of each

Accounts & Tax

How UK businesses should cope with incoming IR35 rules

Around 170,000 individuals are expected to be affected by IR35 being extended to the private sector next April. Chris Cook outlines how businesses in the UK should prepare, so they don’t fall foul of the rules

Employing & managing staff

How to stop your small business getting bad reviews on Glassdoor

Glassdoor, the website where staff anonymously review employers, has become the go-to place where prospective employees gauge companies. Jonathan Richards shares 7 fixes to stop your business getting bad reviews

Employing & managing staff

7 hiring strategy dos and don’ts for high-growth SMEs

Hiring with growth in mind is essential for your business. Hannah Dawson of Futrli explains how you should go about recruiting staff.

Podcasts

How I found the perfect head of customer care – podcast

Anna Jordan chats to Matt Connelly, founder of I Hate Ironing, about finding the perfect head of customer care.

Employing & managing staff

Hiring freelancers: seven common mistakes to watch out for

It's imperative you hire the right freelancers for your business. Lucy Brem of Yellow Cat outlines seven mistakes you could be making in the process.

Employing & managing staff

Hiring your first employee: What to be aware of

Make sure you follow these steps to get the best employee possible for the role you are creating.

Employing & managing staff

The importance of obtaining references when recruiting

Why is it important to gain references for potential candidates and how can it help to prevent long term HR issues in the future?

Employing & managing staff

The top UK cities to find talented staff for your small business

Here, we look at the cities where you can potentially find the most talented staff for your company.

Employing & managing staff

Why business success depends on surrounding yourself with self-starters

Here, John Stapleton, founder of the New Covent Garden Soup Co, gives his four top tips on surrounding yourself with self-starters to drive growth and scale.

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?