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Working smart: Five ways to keep your staff loyal

Staff turnover can be a real problem for SMEs if it gets out of hand: so here are five ways to ensure your staff stick around for at least a little longer.

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From cash rewards to gamifying recognition: the top five HR myths

Many businesses pay lip service to HR without understanding it or using it effectively: so how can even the most nascent or companies sort the wheat from the chaff in terms of people issues?

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5 ways to manage employee absenteeism

Employee absenteeism can cause real problems for smaller business – so how can you work with your employees to minimise its impact? Office Kitten HR manager Melanie Astbury gives her views

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Commitment to staff learning key for business success in digital age

Using her own experience as director of digital recruitment consultant Futureheads, Rachel Murray explains why imbedding a culture of constant re-education creates an attractive environment for current and future hires.

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How can you make cuts and keep hold of your best staff?

International sales trainer Andy Preston gives his advice when it comes to looking after a key business asset – personnel.

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Rise of ‘iWorkers’ to keep up with technology-led change in business

The proportion of 'intelligent workers' who have constant access to business information is expected to rise in the next five years, new research suggests.

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Why staff benefits count in the age of the economic squeeze

Discussing the merits of keeping employee wellbeing high in tough times.

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Providing 'duvet days' to increase staff retention

Treating staff like his own family has worked wonders for Kevin Taylor, CEO of online marketing services company Gravytrain.

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Keeping staff on track

Technology can help you monitor staff, but how much tracking is healthy? GrowthBusiness reports on keeping productively on track without compromising output.

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Alternatives to redundancy

Letting good people go should always be a last resort.

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Team building with a difference

Few business leaders will have considered circus training for their staff, or installed a “think-u-bator”, in which employees can ponder and have moments of greatness. Yet there are companies out there that are doing exactly these things.

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Managing staff time

The dividing line between work and personal time is becoming increasingly blurred. A flexible, self-regulating approach to time management will benefit both employee and employer, argues Simon Norris of software supplier Temperus.