How to create a job description

How to create a job description

If you’re recruiting for the first time, getting the job description right is a crucial element in not only finding the right candidate, but making sure they stay at your business.  Job title Make your job title clear and simple – avoid jargon so that candidates know...
What to include in an employment contract

What to include in an employment contract

When hiring your first employee, the most important piece of documentation is the employment contract. Without it, your business is exposed and could be vulnerable to disputes and issues in the future. An employment contract also provides your employee with piece of...
How to hire your first employee

How to hire your first employee

How to hire your first employee Your business is growing and it’s time to employ a member of staff. If your business so far has only consisted of you, hiring your first employee can be a daunting task and many start-ups worry about covering themselves legally....
How to attract Generation Z employees

How to attract Generation Z employees

We read a lot in the press about millennials, but what about Generation Z? As the eldest are about to enter the workforce, businesses need to be considering the next round of future workers and what they can do to entice and more importantly, keep them. Although it’s...
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:...

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