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 Ideas & Planning

Reinventing recruitment

Yale graduate Virginia Raemy launched online recruitment marketplace TalentPuzzle in July 2009 and aims to transform the industry for employers and agents.


Better with age? Older workers versus younger workers

Not so long ago a government report concluded that two-thirds of employers felt that 16-year old school leavers were well prepared for work.


Qualifications ‘less important’ for smaller firms

Small businesses place less significance on formal qualifications because they are more interested in basic skills and finding someone who'll fit into the company.

Employing & managing staff

Hiring self-employed staff

We own a beauty salon and want to employ a self-employed nail technician, on a basis of splitting the money that she earns. How do we go about this and what do we need to put in her contract?

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