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Employee Management

Tracking performance, handling disputes, ensuring wellbeing – read our advice on staff management

Employee management can be challenging, and as a small business owner you probably don't have the same time or resources of a large employer to be as effective as you'd like. Yet it's essential to productivity that you track employee performance, offer training and know how to handle sensitive issues. Another key aspect is ensuring people are happy – this defines how well they work and how long they stay. Read our advice to help you develop crucial employee management skills.

The Effect of Promotion on your Leadership Style

The Effect of Promotion on your Leadership Style

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The Effect of Promotion on your Leadership Style

When you're promoted, there is an inevitable change in your leadership style. But how can you ensure you don't alienate employees and keep them performing?

How to Reward Staff

How to Reward Staff

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How to Reward Staff

Rewarding your staff is a great way to recognise their achievements and motivate your entire workforce. Find out more about how to reward good performance

Seven Common Terms of an Employment Contract

Seven Common Terms of an Employment Contract

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Seven Common Terms of an Employment Contract

There are some common terms that you need to include in employment contracts. We share 7 of these terms including basic wage, working hours and holiday pay

Addition of Staff to the Business

Addition of Staff to the Business

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Addition of Staff to the Business

New staff members or department reshuffles can cause disruption, so what’s the best way to manage internal changes to personnel? Fleximize shares its tips

Why Don't People Listen?

Why Don't People Listen?

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Why Don't People Listen?

Communication is a two-way street, yet most people don't listen to others. What's the most common reason for people tuning out, and how can you solve this?

Does my Company Need an Employee Handbook?

Does my Company Need an Employee Handbook?

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Does my Company Need an Employee Handbook?

Many big companies produce an employee handbook to guide their staff in practices and procedures. Here's why you should consider one for your business...

Being the Best Leader You Can Be

Being the Best Leader You Can Be

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Being the Best Leader You Can Be

What are the seven key characteristics of a great leader, and how can you apply them to yourself and your business? Knowledge Hub investigates...

Is Success the Secret to Staff Motivation?

Is Success the Secret to Staff Motivation?

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Is Success the Secret to Staff Motivation?

Discover why success is an important motivator for your employees and how you can avoid it demotivating the rest of your workforce.

Tracking Staff Time on Social Media and Calls

Tracking Staff Time on Social Media and Calls

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Tracking Staff Time on Social Media and Calls

Find out what the best ways are to monitor personal time on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, personal phones, etc.

Employees Texting at Work

Employees Texting at Work

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Employees Texting at Work

With the growth of modern technology, it's inevitable that some employees will get distracted. How can you counter this and keep your team productive?

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

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Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

Disciplinary action can be necessary to address issues with staff performance. Here are some questions to ask yourself before taking this course of action

3 Steps to Managing a Difficult Employee

3 Steps to Managing a Difficult Employee

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3 Steps to Managing a Difficult Employee

Managing a difficult employee can be tricky at the best of times, so here are our tips for talking to them and working with them to improve.

What are Line Management Systems?

What are Line Management Systems?

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What are Line Management Systems?

How you can use line management efficiently to manage each employee and their productivity on a day to day basis...

Importance of Maintaining Staff Motivation

Importance of Maintaining Staff Motivation

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Importance of Maintaining Staff Motivation

Staff motivation is such an important factor for any business, of any size. We explore how you can motivate your employees and keep them that way.

How Behaviour Impacts the Workplace

How Behaviour Impacts the Workplace

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How Behaviour Impacts the Workplace

Knowing how positive and negative behaviour can change your office's atmosphere is a key part to creating a productive working culture. Here's why...

New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

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New Recruits' Health Not up to the Job?

How to manage a new recruit who's too sick to work, and an employee who's given misleading health information.

Staff Making Negative Comments Social Media?

Staff Making Negative Comments Social Media?

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Staff Making Negative Comments Social Media?

Social media can be a blessing and a curse for your business' reputation. Follow these steps on how to deal with employees making negative comments online

Employee Privacy at Work

Employee Privacy at Work

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Employee Privacy at Work

Employees' privacy is protected by law - HR cannot ask about private conversations or days off for instance.

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

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2 Tips for Managing Sick Leave and GP Visits

Check whether you can force an employee to take sick leave and whether people need to clock-off for GP visits.

Want to Appeal Against Disciplinary Action?

Want to Appeal Against Disciplinary Action?

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Want to Appeal Against Disciplinary Action?

If your employer is taking disciplinary action against you, they're legally obliged to let you appeal. Here's all you need to know to appeal successfully