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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.

Business Technology

6 HR software tools you can use for small business

Streamlining your HR functions is key to running an efficient business. Here are six HR software tools that can help you do just that

Employing & managing staff

Businesses must pay for digital ID checking from April

Businesses will have to license software to onboard employees remotely from April as Home Office outsources digital ID checking

Employing & managing staff

Hiring your first employee as a small business

Here are the steps you need to take before welcoming your first employee to your company

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.

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

Partner content

It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

Partner content

Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

Partner content

How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience