Employing & managing staff

Can I dismiss an employee on suspicion of theft?

Can I dismiss a member of staff on suspicion of theft and dishonesty with only word of mouth as evidence? We have proof that money has changed hands but not been put in the till.


How much is theft costing UK tradespeople?

Stolen tools left UK’s tradespeople with a £94million bill last year, as analysis of Freedom of Information data reveals extent of theft on UK’s tradespeople.

Business management

How to avoid tool theft

Here, Fiona McSwein, chief customer officer of Simply Business, guides us on how to avoid tool theft with better security practice.

Legal advice

How do I deal with theft in the workplace?

Often seen as a victimless crime, workplace theft can impact businesses of all sizes and is believed to cost the UK economy more than £193 billion per year.


Tradespeople hit with 30 per cent rise in tool thefts in 2016

Tool theft across the UK reached an estimated £35.5 million last year, as trades people see a continued rise, says Simply Business.

Small Business Insurance

Car Insurance: The Rise of Car Key Theft

Having your car stolen must be one of the most distressing things to have happen to you. You may be left stranded in a strange area or left without access to a car to get to work or to get the children to school.


Paper shredders and office security afford SMEs protection

Businesses should protect confidential information using paper shredders and office security, says a law firm.

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

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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

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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

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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