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CAN I JUST FIRE SOMEONE WITH LESS THAN 2 YEARS' SERVICE?

Here at SCHR HQ one of the most common questions we get asked is ‘can we just fire someone if they have less than 2 years service?’ So in this blog, let's look at why this is such a common question, and what the answer is.

CLEARING OUT THE DEADWOOD

The Christmas break is often a time where we all have a think about what we want the next 12 months to look like, and we LOVE helping our customers get a bit of a plan together. So here are our top tips on making sure your Christmas headspace doesn’t land you in any trouble…

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO OUTSOURCE YOUR HR?

Small businesses often face a dilemma when it comes to managing their staff – save money or save time. But when is it the best time to outsource your HR?

Q&A: WHAT HR ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER?

In this blog we ask Emily, our founding director, to talk us through the key challenges faced by small business owners.

HOW DO I GIVE AN EMPLOYEE A WARNING?

If you want to give an employee a formal disciplinary warning, it is absolutely imperative that you follow the correct process - otherwise your warning means nothing and could potentially land you in hot water later. So here’s how you do it properly.

HOW TO EMPLOY SOMEONE IN A SMALL BUSINESS

Employing your first member of staff, or growing your team is a really exciting time. However, many business owners also find it quite daunting. Knowing what documents are needed, what records must be kept and what the legal requirements are can be quite overwhelming. So here are our top tips on things to consider when taking on new staff in your business.