Employees

The success or failure of a business can often rest in the hands of its most valuable asset – its people. But managing them can be a challenge.

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Q&A: Should I employ a family member?

Employing a relative is quite different to recruiting someone else. There are some important tax and legal considerations which we explore here:

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Can you be too bossy in business?

Few of us like to be called 'bossy', a term that is usually applied negatively to women. But why can being a bossy boss be bad for your business?

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Tales from the interview room

Getting the right person is not easy. No one likes being interviewed and sometimes it can go very wrong. Here are some tales from the interview room.

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Q&A: Staff grievances

It is all too easy for staff grievances to escalate. Find out what process and procedures you should follow to address any staff grievances correctly.

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Q&A: Dismissing employees

Solicitor Helen Kay answers key legal questions about sacking staff including notice periods and how to use ACAS guidance to help you.