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I answer common questions on Hiring, HR and Leadership.

Flexible working – can it really work for small businesses? Or is it just for corporates?

12th April 2018

If you think that flexible working is only something big corporates can offer, you’re mistaken. Many small businesses offer this, to attract the best people. Here’s a bit more about what it is and how it works.… read more

What type of leader are you? And what impact is this having on your team?

1st April 2018

Have you ever thought about what type of leader you are? If not, it's valuable to spend some time reflecting to understand your own personal style, to ensure you're are getting the most out of your team. … read more

#3 fears that stop small businesses approving flexible working requests

12th March 2018

Flexible Working! It's not all about lie-ins and tea breaks, it actually has a lot of business benefits around productivity, reduced absenteeism and more. Here we cover 3 fears that lead to businesses saying 'no!' … read more

Think planning an induction for your new employee is a waste of time? Then think again

21st February 2018

An Induction is basically the process we use to welcome new employees into your business and help to and prepare them for their new role. It may be time-consuming but it's really important to get right. … read more

#3 signs your best employee is going to leave you (and how to stop them)

14th February 2018

As a small business owner, the team you employ is a huge contributing factor to the success of your business. So when one of your star employees tells you they’re leaving, it can be devastating. … read more

How to avoid costly HR mistakes, often made by small business owners

27th January 2018

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 a range of small businesses .… read more

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

26th January 2018

Confused about your HR responsibilities and what you actually need to know as an employer? I share my answers to the 7 most common questions I get from business owners about all things HR and the law … read more

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