Bring people on board to your business

A monthly seminar at the British Library Business & IP Centre

Save yourself time and money on the awkward processes of hiring and firing.

Gain crucial skills to enable you to grow your business whether you already have contractors or employees or are thinking about taking them on.

This workshop will give direct advice on best practice. You will also get the opportunity to share your experiences with other business owners.

This workshop will cover:

The art of delegation

  • How to know when it is time to engage the services of someone else
  • Should you choose a contractor or employee
  • How to choose the right contractor and protect your business
  • How to develop the job description and job specification
  • Use your time and your employees’ time effectively

The essentials of recruitment

  • Should you use agencies or do it yourself?
  • The do’s and don’ts of hiring and firing
  • Recruitment selection
  • Effective inductions

The importance of effective communication

  • How to encourage buy-in from your employees
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • What to do when things go wrong
  • How to apply a fair and consistent approach

Growing a small business tips - hiring staff & consultants 1/2

Growing a small business tips - hiring staff & consultants 2/2


  • Thursday 11th July
  • Thursday 15th August
  • Thursday 12th September


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