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Iain Mackintosh's Articles

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Basic UK Employees' Rights

Contracts of employment come in all shapes and sizes, but if you're in full time employment and not a freelancer there are certain guarantees you should be entitled to. Take a look through your ..
(September 18, 2008)
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Time to Settle Up? How to Get the Best Price When Selling Your .

So you've had enough of your start-up business, and want to sell it while the going's good and move on to better things (or simply retire on the profit you make?). Good for you - but beware there's ..
(September 15, 2008)
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 | Business/Entrepreneurialism | Visitors: 213

Happy Employees = More Productivity

It sounds like an obvious cliché to say it, but like many clichés there's truth in it: happy employees are more productive. And yet it's amazing how often you hear of companies suffering from ..
(August 26, 2008)
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Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements - Protect Your ..

In today's business world, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements are becoming increasingly important for businesses looking to protect themselves from damaging leaks. Most employee contracts ..
(August 13, 2008)
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 | Legal | Visitors: 268

What the Proposed Changes to the UK Equality Law Mean to You

Last week, Harriet Harman announced new equality laws to tackle widespread discrimination. Under these new plans, age discrimination would be removed from all aspects of society, and further changes ..
(July 17, 2008)
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How to Form a Limited Company

If you've been self-employed for a while, you may wonder what the next step on the path to becoming the next Coca Cola or Nike is. Although that stage is a long way off (and will remain so for most ..
(July 30, 2008)
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What Managers Need - the Fundamentals of Employment Contracts

Getting that initial contract of employment template ready can be a real hassle, and it's tempting to get a professional to draft it up, but even at that stage, it's important to know what you're ..
(May 28, 2008)
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Flexible Working - What It Means For Your Business

Flexible working is becoming popular in the 21st century workplace, as an increasing number of people seek to combine an active family life with full-time employment. Employers have become more aware .
(May 26, 2008)
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Undertaking A Fire Safety Risk Assessment

Nobody imagines their office will suffer from a fire. . . and to be honest, the level of preparation often reflects this. Previously in the UK, fire certificates were handed out by the fire services, .
(May 21, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 156

How To Deal With Problem Staff And Poor Performance

Poor staff performance and ‘problem workers’ are some of the trickiest things to be dealt with in the office. It's difficult to balance morale and productivity in the optimum way for ..
(April 16, 2008)
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Sicknote Britain - Sickness Absence Management for Small ..

It makes for depressing reading for the government, that Britain is losing £100 billion per year on sick days, but small business owners should be even more concerned if they see a ‘sick leave .
(April 14, 2008)
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UK Age Discrimination Rife - What About Elsewhere?

Earlier this month, the first case of age discrimination in Northern Ireland was won by a Terrence McCoy - a 58 year old man applying for one of two sales posts in the timber trade. After two ..
(February 24, 2008)
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Top 10 Bankruptcies of the 20th Century

Celebrity bankruptcy has become so common that many now hire financial advisors to keep an eye on their bank accounts and stop them from overindulging on wild extravagances and unworkable business ..
(January 07, 2008)
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 | Finance/Bankruptcy | Visitors: 346