TPicture the scene… 
 
Your business is growing, and it’s time to bring in an extra pair of hands to manage all the various different tasks that are clogging up your desk. Excellent! It’s a sign of growth, and it could mark the start of an exciting new chapter for your business. 
 
But you sit down, and you start to put your job description together. 
 
All of a sudden, you’re worried. 
 
You know that you need to recruit a cold-caller, but you also know that finding someone who loves getting on the phone to complete strangers and attempting to sell them something is going to be a bit of a challenge. 
 
So what do you do? 
This time of year presents a fantastic opportunity to ensure that your staff are fully onboard with your big strategic goals. By now, you’ve no doubt considered what you need to do to tap into the general feeling of renewed motivation. But are there things going on beneath the surface that you need to consider? And are there potential threats that could harm your business as we kick off a new year? 
Brexit might have created uncertainly for business owners, but the latest research shows that 2017 could be a wonderful year for jobseekers. According to research by Manpower, the UK has returned to business as usual, and the net employment outlook has risen to 7%. 
 
So if you’re planning to recruit to grow your business, what do you need to be aware of? And how can you make sure that you capture the top talent? Here, we tell you what you really need to know. 
There are a few things that you can guarantee in life. Death, taxes, and employment law changes. As we make our way into a new year, it’s essential that as a business owner, you know exactly what’s coming, and how to prepare for it. 
 
If you think that you can just hope for the best and plead ignorance if you’re caught out? Well let’s be honest, you don’t really believe that’s an option! 
 
You need to be compliant, and we’re here to help you. 
January can be a thoroughly dull and dismal month, and if you’re feeling a bit down in the dumps, then you’re definitely not alone. The festivities are over, the weather is miserable, and there’s pretty much a full six months to wait before your summer holidays will come round. 
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