Retaining staff

Articles, news and advice on staff retention issues for UK small businesses.


MBH wants to buy up to 20 small businesses a year

MBH offers way for entrepreneurs to enjoy advantages of being publicly listed company while retaining 100% control of their business

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

Employing & managing staff

7 ways to cut staff costs during the coronavirus crisis

Employment lawyer Peter Finding outlines seven ways small business owners can cut staff costs during the coronavirus crisis.

Employing & managing staff

Fixing staff retention issues in the hospitality industry

Staff retention in hospitality is among the poorest of any sector. Here, we reveal what hospitality businesses can do to address the issue.

Employing & managing staff

The measures I put in place to attract and retain new talent

Here, Mike Preston discusses the investment his business ProtectMyPeople has made to retain and attract new staff, and what he believes SMEs can do to attract more young employees.


Trust found to be major factor in employee retention and wellbeing

A quarter of UK employees have left their company due to issues around trust, with a majority of employees identify trust as a primary reason to stay or leave.

Employing & managing staff

How to attract and retain the best staff

Attracting and retaining the best staff can be one tough. Here are the ten best tips to keeping your best employees engaged.


New study reveals employer strategies to retain their staff

The bigger a business becomes, the more business professionals need to retain and rely on staff to help drive everything forward.

Employing & managing staff

Majority of executives say new hire retention is an issue

The majority of executives say between ten and twenty-five per cent of new hires leave within the first six months.


Firms more concerned about retaining staff than the impact of Brexit

Small businesses are more focussed on training up and retaining their staff than worries over Brexit, a new study reveals.


The value of employee loyalty revealed

Small business staff loyalty has been valued at almost a quarter of the average worker’s salary, a new study reveals.

Employing & managing staff

Staff retention: Five ways SMEs can keep quality employees

Stuart Hearn discusses how small and medium-sized enterprises can use their strengths to maximise staff retention.

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

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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

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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

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Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace