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General Advice & Guidance for Businesses

Small business advice for SMEs that covers the essentials across employment law, HR, and health & safety.

You'll find industry-leading small business tips and advice here to help with your weekly, monthly, and annual operations. As running a business is such a complex and time-consuming process, the more you understand the more you can streamline your daily duties.

Our advice covers two main areas, one of which is for those with an existing business. You’ll find essential information about HR and employment law requirements. This includes Brexit advice for businesses looking to have a smooth transition once the country leaves the EU.

But you’ll also find details about health & safety, ensuring you can meet existing legislation to keep your employees safe.

If setting up a small business is your goal, then you’ll find all the essentials to lay the foundations of your business plan. And our guidance on how to setup a business in the UK will prove invaluable in your efforts.

You can also learn about other important business essentials in our other databases. 

All related topics are gathered for this subject, but you can also call us for more assistance on 01455 858 132.

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Advice Line Statistics - October 2019

Whether clients are facing a looming crisis or looking for a second opinion, our 24/7 employment law

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Advice Line Statistics - September 2019

Whether clients are facing a looming crisis or looking for a second opinion, our 24/7 employment law

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Preparing for a No-Deal Brexit

A no-deal Brexit is now illegal—sort of. The latest piece of legislation passed by parliament doesn’

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Benefits of Flexible Working For Employers

As a new generation enters the workforce, many employers are adapting the way they attract and retai

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Employer Rights and Responsibilities in the UK

All businesses operating within the UK must follow specific regulations put in place to protect thei

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Human Resource Responsibilities

What is the role of HR in the workplace and what are the duties and responsibilities of human resour

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Top 10 HR Tips for Setting up a New Business

Setting up a new business is a challenging and exciting time. You undoubtedly have a lot to think ab

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Business Leaders Step on Board!

Developing talent within your business can be a challenge. Fortunately, a cost-effective option is a

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What We Learned in 2018

2018 was a year of great upheaval, politically as well as in terms of HR & Employment Law. Alt

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What to do When the Whistle Blows

A recent landmark case awarded £2m to an employee who had blown the whistle on his employer. This re

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Brexit-Related Uncertainty Around EU Workers

There are many issues surrounding the area of Brexit and its impact on EU workers and employers in t

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How Businesses can Best Prepare for Brexit

Recently, attitudes towards Brexit have taken a very pessimistic turn. Many are advising businesses

Brexit: What Does it Mean for Business?

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Brexit: What Does it Mean for Business?

Experts consider the various implications Brexit could have on businesses.

How Technology can help HR Reach out to Management

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How Technology can help HR Reach out to Management

Focusing on a transitional phase for HR and how technology can help.

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World Cup in the Workplace: Top Tips for Employers

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia on 14 June. While the timing of the games mean that Engl

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7 Ideas for Going Green in Your Workplace

Earth Day has now reached its 50th year and is an occasion where people and businesses from around t

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Expert Opinion: Are Workers Rights Set to Change Anytime Soon?

The announcement by the Government that it will be adopting much of the Taylor Review into workers r

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Carillion Aftermath: Advice For SMEs on Making Redundancies

The collapse of Carillion has sent shockwaves through the Construction Sector with several of the fa

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Will The Government Scrap The Working Time Regulations?

Concerns have been raised that the Government may look to leave the European Working Time Directive

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Employers

It’s 2018 and with so much changing in the world, what’s your business’ resolution for the coming ye

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Black Friday: What do Employers need to Consider?

Over the years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become renowned for the unparalleled bargains the

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Why employers should move to the Cloud

As an employer, having your own cloud based HR system offers a wide range of benefits, such as scala

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Your questions answered

Each month we'll bring you a selection of real-life questions and answers posed to our team of HR ex

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Whistleblowing - the Public Concern at Work Report

By Amanda Beattie, Regional Litigation Manager, Croner Public Concern at Work (“PCaW”) is a charit

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Is it whistleblowing if you make an allegation?

Amanda Beattie, Regional Litigation Manager at Croner, looks at whether allegations regarding an emp

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How to deal with strikes

With the proposed public sector strikes planned to go ahead tomorrow, the Employment Advice Line at

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'Tis the Season for Secret Santa Stress

London, 8 December 2010 – The festive season is the perfect time to let your hair down at work and a