Category : Staff and employment

Phoning in sick with stress: acceptable in your small business?

An interesting piece over on Small Business.co.uk draws a contrast between the numbers of employees ‘pulling a sickie’ to cope with stress, and those willing to admit that’s the real reason. A d...

When dismissing someone becomes even more complicated…

Deciding to dismiss someone is always difficult and stressful. Not what anyone would choose. But sometimes it can get even more complicated – what if, for instance, some information emerges between...

Be clear what you expect – to avoid discrimination claims

When does an expectation – and a general cultural tendency – become an assumption? To go against general practice in a working environment may seem reasonable on paper – but how practical is it ...

Ways your small business might benefit from a non-executive director

We spotted an interesting piece over on SME about ways in which appointing a non-executive director could potentially really help many small businesses. Written by James Metzger, Managing Director of ...

Is your small business ready for the flexible future?

Business is changing. Everyone knows this. New technology enables flexible working in ways we could, not so long ago, have only dreamed of. And this could be a great boon for your small business – ...

How trust is vital to any thriving business

A really striking ‘new study looking at workplace trust and the impact on employee wellbeing’ has been written up here, on Small Business.co.uk. The research, carried out by Bupa, demonstrates jus...

Salaries are rising to tackle skills shortages

There’s a lot of focus on uncertainty at the moment, and understandably. Of course, Brexit has rendered the future harder to read. However, there are signs that businesses feel confident, at least t...

3 ways technology can help you create, execute and manage share schemes

This is a guest post by Simon Telling, Commercial Lead, Vestd Ltd. Although most companies think that setting up a share scheme for their key employees would be beneficial, many don’t due to the com...

Find a Chartered Accountant

_______________________________

Recent posts

SUBSCRIBE TO BLOG

Categories

Blog archive