How do you pay yourself as a business owner?
As a small business owner, you’ll need (and, no doubt, want) to pay yourself a wage. But in the hectic rush of managing other aspects of your business
Incentives or bonuses are either guaranteed under contract, discretionary or some combination of the two. The details of any incentive schemes should
Family friendly workplaces
Creating a family friendly workplace can be a balancing act. Maintaining employee satisfaction can reduce stress and create happy, productive and loya
National minimum wage
The national minimum wage rate is a legally-enforced standard that ensures employees are paid what they deserve.
It was introduced in the UK in 1999,
Overpayment of wages
Payroll mistakes can occur and this can lead to overpaying staff. If this has happened, what are your rights and can you reclaim the money?
By 2018, all UK employers will be required by law to automatically enrol eligible members of staff into a workplace pension scheme. The auto-enrolment
Performance Related Pay
Performance related pay (PRP) is a way of rewarding staff for hard work in their role. Many businesses use it rather than simply giving staff extra mo
What's commission pay?
Commission pay can be a confusing subject for you and your employees. Business owners often wonder how much to pay their staff and what sort of a perc
Piece work rates and work laws
With the traditional 9-5 employer and employee relationship evolving year on year, it’s no surprise that the way you pay your staff will also change.
Salary confidentiality laws (UK)
In your business, staff members will have varying rates of annual pay. But is salary confidential by law (UK)?
As such, this guide takes a look at
Wages not paid on time
There may come a time when you’re unable to pay staff wages. If this happens, you may be wondering whether you could face legal action, is it illegal
What is Occupational Health?
Occupational health is the study of both health & safety and the wellbeing of employees.
There are many actions that can help to keep employees s
Coping with depression at work
Following the increase in mental health awareness in the modern business world, it’s important you understand the signs of depressed employees at work
Asthma is a disorder of the respiratory system. It occurs when exposure to a substance creates an allergic response in the human body. Substances know
Maintaining the health and fitness of employees is a win-win situation for employers. It creates good relations between employers and staff, and by re
Dermatitis is a skin condition caused by contact with something that irritates the skin or causes an allergic reaction. It usually occurs where the ir
Duty of care
All employers are legally bound to ensure that their employees are not exposed to unreasonable harm at work, both physical and psychological. This cov
Managing Stress at Work
Workplace stress is on the rise.
79% of British employees said that they commonly experience work-related stress in a 2020 survey by Perkbox. This is