First Employee Starting Soon?

 First Employee Starting Soon?

First Time Employee starting soon?

Now that you have selected your new employee, I expect you are wondering what comes next.

What must come next is the HR bits, the money bits, sick pay, holiday allowance, absence policy, etc ... and the performance management and ongoing review process.  So that…

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Interview Preparation for Employers


Interview Preparation for Employers

Are you going to be interviewing soon?

How are you feeling about it? Confident prepared and relaxed? Sure that you are going to get the best candidate for your vacancy?…

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Business is Looking Up

Business is Looking Up


Business is looking up and you need to employ someone to work with you – how are you going to go about this recruitment?


This recent spate of Bank Holidays and the little bit of warm weather we have had, comes along with the encouraging  news that the UK economy is picking up. My role as a professional recruiter and MD of Better People Ltd, means that I am always talking to business owners and a current them seems to be that they are all looking to recruit someone new into their business in the next 12 months.  Some of them have worked  with agencies before and not been impressed,…

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Effective Interviewing

Effective Interviewing

Conducting an Effective Interview 

So you have some promising candidates on your shortlist, you have sorted out how much you can afford to pay, what the “add on” costs are, what equipment you need , potential start dates – could someone start next Monday if they were available to do so? If they give a months’ notice to their existing employer – are you ready for them to start then?

Do you have a training programme in place? A contract, a performance review  process, an employee handbook? So now it only remains to carry out your interviews so that you can secure the right person to join you in your business.…

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New Minimum Wage Rates



The National Minimum Wage increases took effect from 1 October.

Here are the new hourly rates:

Adult rate: £6.31

18-20 year-olds: £5.03

16-17 year-olds: £3.72

Apprentices: £2.68

Accommodation offset: £4.91

Do get in touch if you require assistance or further information.

Jayne Johnson 01491 836632

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