SME’s in the Dark over Employment Laws

SME’s in the Dark over Employment Laws

According to a recent survey, two-thirds of business owners admit to little understanding of employee rights. A survey of 500 business from website Jobandtalent revealed that almost 66% of owners of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) concede to having a poor...
All Change To Incorporate Pay Rises

All Change To Incorporate Pay Rises

“Britain deserves a pay rise.” Those were the inspiring words of the Chancellor in his Summer Budget. But deserved or not, there are a lot of implications for British businesses this April, in order to initiate the new Living Wage for those aged 25 and over. The wage...

Mum’s The Word!

According to a recent survey of 2,000 small business, one fifth plan to hire more returning to work mothers than this time last year. Regus, who commissioned the survey, found that 25% of employers found them more reliable than other staff. A third of employers also...

The Big Question – The Recruitment Process

Ed Gooderham answers this week’s Big Question in the South Wales Argus: “With the unemployment figures coming down, Business Argus decided to ask local businesses all about the recruitment process – how easy it was for them to…”