Employing & managing staff

How big data can help you find potential new candidates

Using big data can prove invaluable to achieving the right hires, as we discover here.


Almost half of SMEs struggle to find enthusiastic young candidates

The job market is more competitive than ever throughout the UK and new research has revealed that SMEs are struggling to find enthusiastic young candidates for roles.

Employing & managing staff

How to choose between two job candidates

Here, Phil Sheridan, senior managing director at Robert Half UK, explains how to choose between two job candidates.

Employing & managing staff

Are you on the bench? Candidates and recruiters make each other wait for decisions

Candidates and recruiters are willing to make each other wait for weeks over their job decisions, a new study reveals.

Employing & managing staff

Building an effective candidate experience to attract the best talent

Alex Pavlou shares five tips on how small businesses can design a 'candidate experience' to attract the best talent.

Employing & managing staff

What do 21st century job candidates want from you?

Tony Wilmot discusses how to ensure you are doing everything you can to keep your best people, and attract new talent through the best job candidates.

Employing & managing staff

What to remember when interviewing candidates for your business

When it comes to taking on staff, there are some key considerations for a small business owner to make, from how a candidate's skills stack up to whether they would fit with the company culture. Here, we look at what to bear in mind.


Are your company values getting through to job candidates?

Thousands of UK businesses could be missing out on hiring top talent by not doing enough to promote their company values to prospective candidates, research suggests.


Arrogance is the biggest turnoff for recruiters when interviewing candidates

Candidates on the hunt for new jobs are being warned by recruiters not to cross the line from confidence to arrogance in their interviews.


Job market could be flooded with candidates in September

Despite July and August being quieter months for the job market, SMEs across the UK should be ready for a job hunter surge in September, data suggests.

Employing & managing staff

Selecting only candidates who fit the company culture probably isn’t such a good thing after all

Companies spend a lot of time trying to operate in a particular culture and only recruit employees who fit into it; here's why that mindset is wrong.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.