Employing staff is a big (and costly) step for most small businesses. This guide will help you recruit - and retain - the best person for the job. * Do you know how to go about recruiting? * How should you train and develop your staff? * What employment legislation affects you and your business? * Do you know the differences between a fair and unfair dismissal? This book provides the answers to these and many other employment questions which confront the small business manager. It includes valuable tips and advice on how to get the most out of your most valuable resource - your staff. * Includes checklists, summaries and details of further reading. * Highlights potential problems and offers practical solutions. * Soundly based on current employment legislation.
Iain Maitland is an author and journalist specializing in small business and employment issues. His other books include How to Win at Job Hunting, How to Win at Interviews, Running a Successful Advertising Campaign and How to Buy and Run a Shop. He has owned and run a number of small businesses in the retail sector and has taught business management at several colleges of higher and further education.