Motivation Techniques for Staff

In this guide I will be going through examples of motivation techniques to utilise in the workplace. Workers need inspiration and motivation to do their work well. Unmotivated workers tend to be less productive. They work slower, put less effort into their work, and they don’t enjoy their work as much. When a worker is motivated they tend to want to finish ...

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A small business guide to auto-enrollment

When you start your own business there are so many things to remember but one of the most important ones is that as soon as you start employing staff, even if it is just one person, you must place them into a workplace pension if they fit the criteria.

Automatic enrollment came into being under the Pensions Act 2008, whereby all employers in...

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Making the perfect hire

Recruitment can be a time consuming and expensive process but if you employ the right candidate everything will be worthwhile. However, recruit the wrong person and the implications for your business can be significant.

The following guide should help you make sure you choose the ideal candidate for the role and not the person who you have to let go after a couple of months and repeat the...

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What makes a good manager?

Managers play an integral role in the success of any business, but what makes a good manager and what sets them apart from the rest? 

Being a manager can be rewarding as well as stressful, and daunting. There is a quote that sums up the role perfectly: “A good manager is not a person who can do the work better than their team, they are a person w...

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