Tag Archive: staff

  • Criminal Finances Act

    Criminal Finances

    Criminal Finances Act – Guidance for Small Businesses What is the Criminal Finances Act? The Criminal Finances Act became law in April 2017 and it is expected that the regulations will take effect from 30th September 2017. The new rules cover both UK and overseas taxes (where there is a UK element). The Criminal Finances Act 2017 will make companies and partnerships criminally liable if they fail to prevent tax evasion by either a…

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  • New Age Appraisals

    New Age Appraisals

    The Traditional Annual Appraisal has been coming under a lot of criticism recently with yet more high profile names, such as Accenture and Deloitte, dropping them in favour of more regular, responsive and informal performance management methods. Appraisals have been in the ‘dog house’ for a number of years (see my 2012 HR article on How to do a Performance Appraisal Well), but a recent study by PwC on Transforming Performance…

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  • 7 Recession-Busting Habits of Effective Business Owners

    If you would like to find out how other business owners are managing their staff through the recession read on ...

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  • Staff motivation this Christmas

    Some of the best ideas to help manage and motivate staff, particularly at this time of year, come from other fellow businesses. I've had a go at putting together some of my favourites ...

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