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How to be a successful technical recruiter

Date: 14 September 2020

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Can investing in a small business be more fruitful?

Date: 10 September 2020

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Eight financial mistakes that could trip your business up

Date: 3 September 2020

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How to be a successful technical recruiter

Companies recruiting for technical roles may be reluctant to use a standard recruitment company. If you're considering becoming a technical recruiter, these tips will help you become more successful.

Date: 14 September 2020 By:

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How to hire and onboard remote employees

The COVID-19 pandemic and advances in technology means that many employees work remotely. A robust recruitment and onboarding process are essential for remote workers. Discover seven top tips.

Date: 21 August 2020 By:

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Tips to protect staff working overseas

Sometimes it is necessary to send staff to work overseas - be it for a sales trip or overseas exhibition or more permanently. Make sure you follow these tips to ensure it goes smoothly.

Date: 27 July 2020 By:

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Five reasons staff holidays could be good for your business

The vast majority of your workers are entitled to statutory paid leave. While this may leave you short of staff the benefits of staff holidays can more than compensate for any inconvenience it may cause.

Date: 2 July 2020 By:

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How to spot talent on a CV: Simple tips for effective hiring

Tips to help you identify star talent from a CV and recruit the best candidates.

Date: 1 June 2020 By:

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Is COVID-19 an opportunity to become more driver-friendly?

Should the government relax the rules and penalties for drivers during COVID-19? A look at the argument in favour.

Date: 26 May 2020 By:

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How to get the most out of remote working for business

Six tips to help your business make the most of remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 19 May 2020 By:

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Planning the perfect team building excursion

Working remotely as a result of COVID-19 could impact your team morale, communication and camaraderie. Combat this by organisation a team building excursion.

Date: 14 May 2020 By:

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How employers should protect essential workers

Leading lawyers from firm Prettys give advice to employers on how to best protect the health and interests of key workers who must continue to work.

Date: 3 April 2020 By:

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Setting up an employee productivity bonus scheme

Employees respond well to praise and incentives - and it doesn’t need to blow your small business’ budget. How to create a performance bonus scheme.

Date: 23 March 2020 By:

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Eight ways to ensure your employees are happy and motivated

Whether you're just starting to employ team members or you have had staff for years, you need to ensure that they're happy in their jobs. Eight tips.

Date: 18 February 2020 By:

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Banishing the blues: Protecting the mental health of employees

Up to 30% of employees will experience a mental health problem in any one year. Workplace measures can help identify and reduce mental health issues.

Date: 15 January 2020 By:

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Why employee wellbeing isn’t a workplace fad

Make sure you’re not just paying lip service to employee health and happiness. Why you need to take staff wellbeing seriously - and how to do it.

Date: 2 December 2019 By:

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Why working for a small business could be a big career move

While big businesses have historically been a magnet for talented candidates, SMEs may offer more autonomy and room to grow. How to make the choice.

Date: 18 October 2019 By:

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How startups can build a scalable HR department

Many startups lack an HR department. This is a mistake as it can stifle recruitment and growth. Discover how to recruit and build your HR team.

Date: 25 June 2019 By:

Why employees value flexible working - infographic
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Why employees value flexible working - infographic

Great workplaces offer an inclusive culture, opportunities for growth and a healthy work-life balance. Why flexible working is so appealing for staff.

Date: 1 February 2019 By:

Employee mental ill-health - spotting the signs
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Employee mental ill-health - spotting the signs

Although mental health awareness in the workplace has improved, there is still a long way to go. Three signs that an employee may be suffering.

Date: 22 January 2019 By:

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