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

How to recruit the best talent for your business

How do you make sure you’re offering the job to ‘the one’? Here are some tips to help you recruit the right talent for your needs.

Employing & managing staff

Managing the hiring process is key challenge for SMEs

96 per cent of people in HR find identifying qualified candidates to be the greatest challenge in the hiring process.


UK economy risks losing billions by not hiring veterans into civilian workforce

More than one in five service leavers will face employment challenges, resulting in a potential loss of £1.5 billion to the economy.

Small Business Insurance

How to insure your recruitment company: A small business case study

In this piece Karla Jobling, founder of job site BeecherMadden, discusses the key insurance measures she put in place for her recruitment company.


UK businesses at risk through poor reference checking practices

Only 42 per cent of employees have been through a reference checking process for their current job and half admit to taking advantage of this.

Employing & managing staff

Recruitment of migrant workers in a Brexit world

Here, Gary McIndoe, director of Latitude Law, guides us on how Brexit will affect small businesses during the recruitment process.


Employers spend less than a day a year making business critical decisions

New research shows that UK business leaders don't waste their time when considering business critical decisions.

Employing & managing staff

How to attract talent as a small business

How can small businesses recognise and respond to shifting expectations in order to ensure they attract leading talent?


Industry leading organisations are more likely to use pre-hire assessments

British firms are increasingly utilising pre-hire assessments during the process of interviewing candidates for a job.

Employing & managing staff

Talent hunting 101: How to hire culturally without missing out on technical ability

Here, we look at how businesses can hire culturally without missing out on technical ability.


Global study reveals strategic business objectives misaligned with talent acquisition efforts

Alignment with business strategy and use of mobile technologies key to unlocking true potential of talent acquisition.

Employing & managing staff

Hiring your first employee: What you need to know

In this article, Neil Parker shares his top tips for small businesses hiring their first ever employee.

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace

Partner content

Securing your business in the hybrid workplace

Ensure your business is prepared for the increasing threat of cybercrime