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.

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.

Employee Learning and Development - FAQs

Employee Learning and Development - FAQs

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Employee Learning and Development - FAQs

Empowering and educating your employees is vital for an SME. Here, we answer your pressing questions about employee training and learning at SMEs.

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?

Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

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Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

Your obligations when reducing staff hours, and your options if you need cut costs temporarily.

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors

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The Board of Directors

What is the board's role, who are the members and how often do they change?

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

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Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

What you should do before taking disciplinary action against an employee

Is it Legal to Fill a New Role Without Advertising it?

Is it Legal to Fill a New Role Without Advertising it?

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Is it Legal to Fill a New Role Without Advertising it?

Make sure you stay on the side of the law when recruiting for a new position.