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.

Is an Employee Buyout Right for Your Business?

Is an Employee Buyout Right for Your Business?

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Is an Employee Buyout Right for Your Business?

This helpful guide covers the pros and cons of employee buyouts. Learn whether an employee buyout would be a good transition strategy for your business.

How Flexible Work Policies Ease School Holidays

How Flexible Work Policies Ease School Holidays

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How Flexible Work Policies Ease School Holidays

Employees with school-age children can find the summer holidays a challenge. Here's how employers can make the most of flexible working arrangements to ease that all-important work-life balance.

How to Build LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Workplaces

How to Build LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Workplaces

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How to Build LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Workplaces

A commitment to LGBTQI+ inclusion in the workplace can actually strengthen a business’s strategic position.

How to Handle Cultural Differences in Business

How to Handle Cultural Differences in Business

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How to Handle Cultural Differences in Business

Differences in communication styles don't have to be a problem in cross-cultural teams. Find out how to use cultural differences to benefit everyone in your SME

How to Create a HR Crisis Management Plan

How to Create a HR Crisis Management Plan

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How to Create a HR Crisis Management Plan

This useful guide to crafting a strong HR crisis management strategy explains all you need to know to prevent a crisis turning into a disaster for your business.

How to Spot Employee Burnout and Offer Support

How to Spot Employee Burnout and Offer Support

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How to Spot Employee Burnout and Offer Support

Carolyn Nevitte of​ People Insight explores how to spot if your staff are burnt out and what you can do to help employees who are disillusioned with their work

Key Tax Year Dates & Deadlines for UK Businesses

Key Tax Year Dates & Deadlines for UK Businesses

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Key Tax Year Dates & Deadlines for UK Businesses

A roundup of important tax year dates, payment deadlines, and legislation changes for 2023/24. Use our calendar to prepare for the new financial year with ease.

Attract Skilled Workers with a Recruitment Strategy

Attract Skilled Workers with a Recruitment Strategy

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Attract Skilled Workers with a Recruitment Strategy

Attract top talent with innovative recruitment strategies that demonstrate your company's value. Start today with our step-by-step recruitment strategy guide.

All You Need to Know About ‘Quiet Quitting’

All You Need to Know About ‘Quiet Quitting’

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All You Need to Know About ‘Quiet Quitting’

As a business owner, you may have recently come across the term ’quiet quitting’ in the media and may not be sure exactly what it means, how to recognize it, or how to approach it.

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