Welcome to my blog

My collection of HR tips and resources, along with my thoughts and all the goings on at HR Refresh.

Want FREE HR Advice? Here’s how to get it…

I answer quick HR questions from UK business owners for free. Find out how you can get involved and ask your question or have the weekly Q&A sent straight to your inbox

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Why I decided to offer affordable HR Support to small businesses

Read my story on why I offer Flexible, Affordable & Convenient HR Support. Plus I reveal the 3 ways you can get HR advice and knowledge for free.

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Should I hire an employee, worker or contractor? And why it REALLY matters!

When you’ve decided that now is the right time to hire someone, the next step is deciding whether you should hire an employee, a worker or a freelancer (aka the employment status). Here’s what you need to know.

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7 common HR mistakes made by small business owners

Want to know how to avoid the most common mistakes that business owners make when it comes to HR? I share my top 7 examples, based on real life experience working with businesses with 1 to 50 employees.

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How to write a more compelling job advert and hire better people

 

If you can create a job advert that makes people want to work for you, then you’re more likely to hire someone brilliant. Fact. Here I share a few ways you can stand out in a competitive market.

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Want to know the secret to hiring the right person every time?

Hiring the right person can be game-changing for both you and your business. But getting it wrong can be a nightmare. Here’s my 3 top tips to help you make consistently great hiring decisions.

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Do I have to pay my staff double pay, if they work weekends? 

Each week, I answer a quick HR question from a UK business owner. Read this weeks question about paying overtime and learn how you can get involved and ask your question for free!

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Revealed: Answers to 7 common HR questions [from business owners]

Confused about what HR can do for your business? I share my answers to the 7 most common questions I get from business owners about HR, the law and people management.

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