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How to manage a sick employee

As a manager, you're not a doctor but you do still have some responsibility in taking care of them. Ignore staff welfare at your peril.…

How to calculate holiday pay for casual workers

Guidance: How to calculate holiday pay for casual workers.…

How to make an effective staff rota

Having your team work with a proper rota is a great way to make sure you don't get left up a certain creek without a paddle. It helps you prioritise your clients, customers, and projects. It also allows your staff to have some flexibility in their personal and working lives.…

Team building games to try out

Let's take a look at some of the best team building exercises for work, many of which can be organised with social distancing in mind - so there's no need for the pandemic to dampen your team spirit.…

Creating a performance review process

Creating a performance review process that works is essential to get a good overview of where your employees are in their working life, what they're doing well, and what's perhaps not going so brilliantly.…

How To Manage Annual Leave And Sick Leave Overlap

Getting sick during annual leave is the last thing anyone wants, but it happens. As a manager, knowing ahead of time how to deal with this type of leave overlap, including what the law says, will make managing it a piece of cake.…

The Small Business Guide to Change Management

What can you do to ensure your business' growth and survival as you face the challenges of an ever-changing market?…

How to apply the 'marginal gains' approach to life and business

When it comes to applying marginal gains, remember that small improvements = big results.…

How to handle employees off with work-related stress

Knowing how to handle employees who are off with work-related stress means you can make their lives easier when they’re going through a tough time, and might help them back to work sooner, too. It’s a win-win situation.…