HR for Small Business For Dummies

Book Description

Your handy, authoritative guide to small business

Packed with practical tips and advice on how to handle tricky people situations in the workplace, this friendly guide shows anyone without a ton of HR experience how to correctly—and legally—utilise HR practises within a small business. From hiring to firing, managing performance to leading change—and everything in between—HR For Small Business For Dummies ensures you and your organisation are prepared for whatever may come knocking on your human resource department's door.

Written by a team of authors that runs PlusHR—an organisation that provides outsourced HR services to small- and medium-sized companies—HR For Small Business For Dummies offers a thorough and accessible understanding of what HR is, how it works and what key UK legislation you need to know to resolve issue-led HR problems. Throughout the book, the emphasis is on and how you may need to tweak your strategy as your business grows, while special attention is given to how an owner's personal style of leadership and impacts everyone within a .

  • Build a recruitment strategy and establish successful HR practises
  • Understand your legal and financial responsibilities as an employer
  • Minimise your growing or shrinking pains—for you and your people
  • Avoid the pitfalls of discrimination, bullying and unfair dismissal

If you're an SME owner, director or practitioner who needs to know more about HR issues and how to best resolve them, HR For Small Business For Dummies cuts through the clutter and offers practical, day-to-day guidance on running an effective HR department.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started with HR
Chapter 1: Getting into the Business of People
Chapter 2: Recruiting Your First People
Chapter 3: Working Together
Chapter 4: Managing Your Pay and Benefits
Chapter 5: Parting Company

Part II: Maturing in Business: Moving from Managing People to Good HR Practice
Chapter 6: Setting the Ground Rules
Chapter 7: Keeping Things Fair
Chapter 8: Managing and Rewarding Performance
Chapter 9: Creating a Great Team
Chapter 10: Setting Up HR in Your Business

Part III: Growing People and Teams
Chapter 11: Leading Your Growing Business
Chapter 12: Getting the Structure Right
Chapter 13: and Developing Your People

Part IV: HR and the
Chapter 14: Hiring People
Chapter 15: Managing People
Chapter 16: Managing Pay, Benefits and Taxes
Chapter 17: Parting with People

Part V: The Part of Tens
Chapter 18: Ten HR Jargon Busters
Chapter 19: (Nearly) Ten Tips for Managing Poor Performance
Chapter 20: Ten Great Interviewing Ideas
Chapter 21: Ten (Or So) Signs of Employees Who Are Ready for Promotion

Book Details

  • Title: HR for Small Business For Dummies
  • Length: 384 pages
  • Edition: UK ed
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-10-9
  • ISBN-10: 1119111323
  • ISBN-13: 9781119111320