8 employee incentive ideas on a budget

8 employee incentive ideas on a budget

Employee incentive schemes aim to motivate and reward employees for contributions over and above what is expected of them in their day to day work. Has an employee stepped up when deadlines are brought forward, or consistently stayed late to assist another employee...
National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage 2019

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage 2019

The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates vary depending on the age of your employees. The rates change each April. From April 2019 the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates are as follows: Age 25 and over: £8.21Age 21 – 24:...
How to outsource your HR

How to outsource your HR

How to outsource your HR Here’s our guide to outsourcing your company HR, including what to look for in an HR consultancy.  Do you need HR support? Your time is becoming consumed with recruiting for your business, or dealing with staff issues. Or perhaps you’re...
Staff recruitment & retention

Staff recruitment & retention

How we helped one business improve its staff recruitment policy and increase employee retention across the business. Background Launched in 2009 and headquartered in Reading, Workbooks delivers cloud-based CRM and business applications to growing and mid-market...
How to create a company handbook for your business

How to create a company handbook for your business

The employee handbook is one of your company’s most important documents, providing essential guidance for staff. But how do you create one, what should it include and how can you get your employees to read it? Why do you need an employee handbook? You are not required...