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Small Business Issues Series 6 of 6: Outsourcing

Our final topic of this series that we perceive as a top pain point for small businesses; Outsourcing. Many of the Human Resources issues discussed in our earlier Small Business Issues postings can be avoided by careful planning and most importantly, seeking help for your Human Resources needs through subject matter experts. Many small businesses […]

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Small Business Issues Series 4 of 6: Safety and Protection

Our fourth item on the list of pain points for small businesses is Safety and Protection: Occupational Health and Safety. Although many would not classify occupational health and safety as an Human Resources component, implementing safe workplace policies and procedures is an Human Resources function. Small businesses may not spend as much time developing and […]

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Understanding the Human Rights Act and How it Affects our Workplaces

Often during my time working as a Human Resources Manager, and while working with clients as a Human Resources consultant, I’ve had employees come to me with what they considered an act of discrimination and a violation of their human rights. Sometimes these have been legitimate issues, other times they have not fallen under the […]

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