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Employees

Knowing how to manage employees can help you keep good workers – read on to discover more

Employees keep a business growing and driving forwards. However, many small business don't have the luxury of having an HR team to look after their interests. So, in this section, we look at everything to do with employee management in your business – from their rights and responsibilities to covering yourself legally and knowing how to motivate people.

Transgender Rights & Protection in the Workplace

Transgender Rights & Protection in the Workplace

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Transgender Rights & Protection in the Workplace

Creating a safe, productive environment is critical for employers, but have you considered the needs of transgender employees? LawBite shares how to create a trans-inclusive workplace

Overcoming the Skills Shortage in the UK

Overcoming the Skills Shortage in the UK

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Overcoming the Skills Shortage in the UK

Businesses have found it harder to recruit due to a widening skills gap in the UK. Founder Deepak Shukla shares his insight into hiring people in a difficult job market

Boosting Motivation with Employee Rewards

Boosting Motivation with Employee Rewards

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Boosting Motivation with Employee Rewards

Ahead of Employee Appreciation Day 2022, we spoke to the Fleximize team to reveal how staff rewards create a positive and productive workplace

Covid-19 Vaccines: A Guide for Employers

Covid-19 Vaccines: A Guide for Employers

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Covid-19 Vaccines: A Guide for Employers

As the UK Government revokes the mandatory vaccination policy for health and social care workers in England, questions are raised over the position of employers. Kim Knox of Lawbite explores

Why Apprentices are Crucial for SME Growth

Why Apprentices are Crucial for SME Growth

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Why Apprentices are Crucial for SME Growth

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week 2022, we spoke to our staff to find out what it's like to be an apprentice at Fleximize and how it benefits the business as a whole

7 Mental Health Tips for Small Business Owners

7 Mental Health Tips for Small Business Owners

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7 Mental Health Tips for Small Business Owners

To mark this year's Blue Monday, CEO Peter Tuvey has put together his top seven tips for small business owners to improve their mental health and support their employees

An SME's Guide to The End of Furlough

An SME's Guide to The End of Furlough

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An SME's Guide to The End of Furlough

As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme comes to a close on 30th September 2021, Simon Thomas explores everything UK SMEs need to know in order to prepare

Talk Money Week: Support for Business Owners

Talk Money Week: Support for Business Owners

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Talk Money Week: Support for Business Owners

We take a look at how business owners can cultivate healthy conversations about money, along with outlining three steps to achieve stable cash flow

How to Understand Your Payslips as an Employee

How to Understand Your Payslips as an Employee

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How to Understand Your Payslips as an Employee

Stacey McIntosh of Sage Advice UK​ talks us through how to understand your payslips as an employee, including a look at key terminology

Managing Document Security in the Workplace

Managing Document Security in the Workplace

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Managing Document Security in the Workplace

Ben Liu of Kofax takes a look at why it's essential to invest time into protecting your business' paperwork and digital file infrastructure

The 'Motherhood Penalty' & Parental Leave Pay

The 'Motherhood Penalty' & Parental Leave Pay

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The 'Motherhood Penalty' & Parental Leave Pay

Eliza Serna-Cochrane discusses how UK legislation and workplace discrimination makes it difficult for new mothers to return to full-time work and explores how business owners can change this

A Guide to Apprenticeships & The Kickstart Scheme

A Guide to Apprenticeships & The Kickstart Scheme

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A Guide to Apprenticeships & The Kickstart Scheme

Simon Thomas of Ridgefield Consulting​ covers everything employers need to know about taking on an apprentice in 2021, including the government's new Kickstart Scheme

Using Technology to Upskill Remote-Working Staff

Using Technology to Upskill Remote-Working Staff

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Using Technology to Upskill Remote-Working Staff

With many SMEs postponing employee training due to the pandemic, we explore why now is the time to focus on upskilling staff and how technology can help facilitate this

Growing Your Family-Run Construction Business

Growing Your Family-Run Construction Business

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Growing Your Family-Run Construction Business

Katy Carter of B&A Group explores six strategies to successfully grow your family-run construction business, including a focus on team development and establishing a strong brand image

A Guide to Agile People Management

A Guide to Agile People Management

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A Guide to Agile People Management

Agile management has become more popular amongst UK SMEs during the pandemic whilst teams work remotely. Here's a quick look at the basics

Promoting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Promoting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

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Promoting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Thomas Owen of Viking Extrusions explores the many benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace, with a particular focus on how to employ and support autistic employees

Costs Associated With Hiring Your First Employee

Costs Associated With Hiring Your First Employee

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Costs Associated With Hiring Your First Employee

Simon Thomas, Founder and Managing Director of Ridgefield Consulting, talks us through the unexpected costs associated with hiring your first employee as a small business owner

Combatting Loneliness & Isolation Amongst Staff

Combatting Loneliness & Isolation Amongst Staff

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Combatting Loneliness & Isolation Amongst Staff

With unprecedented numbers of UK employees working from home, many have found themselves facing social isolation and loneliness. Here's what employers can do to help

Why Management Training is Crucial for SMEs

Why Management Training is Crucial for SMEs

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Why Management Training is Crucial for SMEs

Implementing quality management training will make employees feel more integrated as a team and increase motivation levels, resulting in happier staff and better performance. Here's how

Modern Leadership in Today's Workplace

Modern Leadership in Today's Workplace

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Modern Leadership in Today's Workplace

Robert Ordever, Managing Director of O.C Tanner Europe, discusses what being a modern leader means and why it's crucial for success in today's workplace