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.

Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

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Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

Read our rundown of all the things you need to consider when calculating the cost of hiring a new employee. It could impact salary levels.

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...

Motivating your Staff to Work Effectively

Motivating your Staff to Work Effectively

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Motivating your Staff to Work Effectively

Managing a workforce and keeping them performing effectively can be tricky. So just how can you keep your team working like a well oiled machine?

Is Direct or Transferable Experience Best?

Is Direct or Transferable Experience Best?

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Is Direct or Transferable Experience Best?

Don't exclude potential applicants by ignoring transferable skills when you're recruiting new staff.

When Can I Start Claiming my Pension?

When Can I Start Claiming my Pension?

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When Can I Start Claiming my Pension?

If you're about to reach state pension age, here is all you need to understand to start claiming your pension.

When Does Auto-Enrolment Kick in for SMEs?

When Does Auto-Enrolment Kick in for SMEs?

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When Does Auto-Enrolment Kick in for SMEs?

Small businesses must prepare for their staging date for auto-enrolment for workplace pensions.

Is My Private Pension Taxable?

Is My Private Pension Taxable?

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Is My Private Pension Taxable?

Do you understand all the tax implications of your pension? Here's everything you need to know in order for you to protect your nest egg for the future.

Auto-Enrolment in a Nutshell

Auto-Enrolment in a Nutshell

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Auto-Enrolment in a Nutshell

Read Fleximize's article summarizing on workplace pension auto-enrolment.

Eligibility Requirements for Pension Credits

Eligibility Requirements for Pension Credits

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Eligibility Requirements for Pension Credits

Got questions about your eligibility for pension credits? Knowledge Hub takes a look at common concerns and answers your important questions.

The 2 Types of Workplace Pensions

The 2 Types of Workplace Pensions

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The 2 Types of Workplace Pensions

You may have heard a lot about workplace pensions, but do you fully understand the two types? Here's our guide to protecting your future nest egg.

Workplace Pension Contributions

Workplace Pension Contributions

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Workplace Pension Contributions

Workplace pension contributions from you, your employer and government are rising until 2018. Make sure you stay on top of the changes.

Protecting a Workplace Pension

Protecting a Workplace Pension

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Protecting a Workplace Pension

Your workplace pension is valuable - find out how you can protect and manage your pot.

Transferring Pensions to New Jobs and Abroad

Transferring Pensions to New Jobs and Abroad

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Transferring Pensions to New Jobs and Abroad

Taking a pension scheme to a new job or to a different country? We explain the procedures you need to follow.

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.

What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

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What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

What is an FTC, and advice renewing and ending fixed-term employment contracts.

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.

So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

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So Your Job is Ending - What Pay do You Get?

Your employer's obligations for payments when employment ends - pay for severance, gardening leave and notice period.

HMRC Penalties for Self-Employed Workers

HMRC Penalties for Self-Employed Workers

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HMRC Penalties for Self-Employed Workers

​Tax rules on using self-employed workers have been tightened. Make sure you understand who's responsible for tax and NI if you have self-employed workers.

Can I Reduce Employee Benefits?

Can I Reduce Employee Benefits?

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Can I Reduce Employee Benefits?

If you want to reduce employee benefits, check staff contracts first and prepare to negotiate.