How to genuinely recognise your employees

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Managers​ When it comes to your business, do you really take the time to recognise your employees? With more and more companies shifting towards remote work, it can be difficult to keep employees engaged.  That’s why recognising your employees, both in public and in private, is so […]

How to onboard your new remote employees successfully

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ Congratulations on making your new remote hire!  Your business is growing and you’re ready to bring new people into the fold! If you’ve hired a remote employee, maybe this is your first time onboarding someone who doesn’t physically come into the office. That’s […]

Promoting mental health in your business

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners​ and Managers Are you wondering how you can help promote mental health in your business? The first step in promoting mental health in the workplace is understanding that everyone has a right to healthy work conditions. As an employer, you can set yourself and your employees up for […]

Is it difficult to recruit good employees?

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers Building a business and deciding to recruit employees is rewarding, but can be fraught with danger, and the costs of getting it wrong are considerable.  Recruiting employees is risky and it makes good sense to stack the odds in your favour.  UK businesses are failing […]

Freelancer or permanent employee?

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners​ With rapidly changing external environments (political, technological, environmental etc) and an inevitable increasing demand for highly skilled and talented individuals, it can sometimes make sense for businesses to consider hiring a freelancer. As a business owner, you have to be innovative, flexible and adaptable to all […]

7 characteristics of a new employee for SMEs

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: SME Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ Hiring your first employee or expanding your team? Don’t know where to start?  Worried about getting it wrong? You are not alone! It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to the hiring process, especially for small businesses. In terms of looking […]

3 mistakes to avoid when hiring

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Last updated: 26th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​   Are you about to take on the hiring process? Worried about making the wrong decisions for your company? If you’re a small business owner, you know that hiring the right person for your team is crucial. Like you, we understand that recruitment […]