In any business, but especially in startups beginning to scale and growing SME and , recruiting has always been a challenge. The hires you make will help to define the future success of the organisation. Choose the wrong person and that one moment of decision could take months or years to unpick. In our constant […]
What is the Parental Leave and Benefit Act 2019?
The bill will make two weeks paid Parent’s Leave available to all new parents in employment (and self-employment) from 01 November 2019.
In our recent survey, we learned that 69% of businesses find recruitment difficult and therefore, the loss of a member of staff can have serious implications. Conflict in the workplace is all too common and if left unchecked, increases turnover. Statistics show that the average person spends 92,120 hours at work in their lifetime. For […]
First impressions are everything and your Job Description will be the first time many of your employees will encounter your fledgling business. A basic Job Description usually contains the job title, duties, skills and competencies, a bit about the company and a salary. However, you’ll probably agree that ‘basic’ isn’t quite in line with your company […]
Recruiting talented individuals into your business is difficult enough, but did you realise that without a proper induction program for new employees, the struggle and cost could go to waste? The induction is the chance to explain more about the company structure and it gives you the opportunity to make sure the new employee is […]
When it comes to employee rights in the workplace, there is a general consensus that the law always swings in favour of the employee. But is that factually accurate? In a word, no. In fact, people are often surprised to learn just how few legal rights employees have (assuming that the employer follows due process). […]
What key pieces of knowledge should a small business owner be equipped with when it comes to employment law? It’s a good question because employment law can be confusing for all employers, but particularly for small businesses and start-up owners. The whole area consists of a mix of complex regulations in a landscape of ever-changing […]
Recruitment survey bring welcome news to recent graduates, especially those who may be struggling to find their ideal role. Recently, we surveyed over 100 CEOs and Managers across small and large businesses, to find out what issues they faced when recruiting new staff. The results showed that 69% of businesses struggle to some extend when […]