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Start up security, getting the essentials right

Date: 30 June 2022

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Key considerations for superior business security

Date: 30 June 2022

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Comparing enterprise data storage infrastructure

Date: 28 June 2022

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An HR manager tracks working time using timesheet software
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Benefits of timesheet management

Small business owners are busy. Managing working time, absences, and holiday and productivity can be time consuming without the right tools.

Date: 16 June 2022 By:

Happy, engaged employees are more productive
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Five tips for improving employee engagement

Keeping your employees engaged is key to business success. Discover how to boost employee engagement and create a positive work environment with happy, hardworking and productive employees.

Date: 9 May 2022 By:

A woman suffers depression in the workplace
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How to help staff with high-functioning depression

New research by Bupa has revealed a rise in UK employees struggling with their mental health at work. This article looks at how managers can support employees living with high-functioning depression.

Date: 6 May 2022 By:

A team receives training from a work coach
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Why you need to train your employees

Staff training is not without cost but what are the costs of failing to invest in staff development? We look at the benefits of staff training and development.

Date: 22 April 2022 By:

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Performance reviews: How to get the best out of your people

Productivity is essential in any business. Constant reviews and feedback help employees feel valued and also give employers an overview of where needs the most attention.

Date: 11 April 2022 By:

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How LMS solutions benefit hospitality industry businesses

Meeting customer expectations is easier if your hospitality industry staff are adequately trained. Discover how an LMS can help.

Date: 29 March 2022 By:

An HR manager carries out a performance appraisal
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A guide to employee appraisals

Performance appraisals are critical to your employees' continued success and therefore to your company's success too.

Date: 28 March 2022 By:

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How to cultivate leadership thinking at all levels

A company must empower its employees to contribute as if they are leaders. Find out how you can develop leaders in your small business.

Date: 17 March 2022 By:

Multi-ethnic sales team complete a skills assessment
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Six tools for identifying skills gaps in your sales team

Skilled employees are the backbone of any successful business. Identify skill gaps within your sales team with these six tools.

Date: 28 January 2022 By:

HR manager schedules staff rosters using a digital solution
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Smart staff management

Modern ways of working require modern approaches to staff management to reduce costs and wastage, improve staff loyalty and increase efficiency. Enter e-rostering.

Date: 20 December 2021 By:

A happy team focus on the latest project
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Four ways to keep employees focused and productive

Poor productivity is a common issue. Identify the causes of low output and discover four tips for boosting team performance.

Date: 30 November 2021 By:

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A look at the top ways to support new employees

New employees need suitable training to be competent and happy at work. Here are three of the best tips to train up new staff and bring them up to speed quickly.

Date: 29 November 2021 By:

An HR manager runs recruitment and payroll using her HR tools
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Seven best HR tools for 2022

Your human resources function is critical to the successful running of your business. These top tools can help streamline many aspects of your HR department.

Date: 22 November 2021 By:

A manager talking to his new staff
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How to save money on staff as a start up

Growing your business can be difficult if you don't have the revenue to justify taking on staff. Save money on staff with these simple tips.

Date: 16 November 2021 By:

Happy staff
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How to set up health insurance for your start up

How do you go about arranging health insurance for you and your employees? It's not as difficult as you might think with our simple guide.

Date: 19 October 2021 By:

A carpenter with his team
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Five advantages when small businesses recruit new staff

Recruiting as a small business is not necessarily a disadvantage. There are benefits that you can offer candidates that make your role attractive.

Date: 28 July 2021 By:

An HR manager greets a new employee
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Eight steps to recruiting qualified candidates for your small business

Top tips to help you find the right candidates for your job vacancy that will help your business continue to grow successfully.

Date: 22 June 2021 By:

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