Matt Henkes

How to choose the right HR support for your small business

How to choose the right HR support for your small business

So, you’ve done some research and have decided that your company could benefit from HR support – but how do you choose the right support for your small business? Here are some important considerations and questions to ask potential suppliers. What can you expect from...

Should I outsource HR for my small business?

Should I outsource HR for my small business?

Managing a small business is a matter of balance and compromise – with limited resources and only a small number of people, how do you balance the multiple demands on your time? Where can you compromise on the nice-to-haves, make sure of the must-haves, and still...

The benefits of HR software for the hybrid worker

The benefits of HR software for the hybrid worker

One of the biggest impacts of the pandemic is the way it's shifted people’s expectations of where and how they should be able to work. The pros and cons of hybrid working has been doing the rounds for a while. Would people be productive? Could they still deliver...

How can HR software help you improve business performance?

How can HR software help you improve business performance?

Your business is only as effective as its people, which is great when you’re small. But growth often complicates things. Small teams form close ties in the start-up environment. The shared purpose, pride and excitement bind people in surprising ways and ensure they...

How to pick the best HR software for your small business

How to pick the best HR software for your small business

Spend some time googling HR software for small businesses and you’ll quickly appreciate how much choice there is. The market is cluttered, no question about it. So how do we sort through the impenetrable jargon and marketing shpiel to choose the best option? That’s...

Does a small business need HR software?

Does a small business need HR software?

“Do I need HR software for my small business?” The simple fact you’re asking that question indicates what the answer might be, but let’s break it down. Here’s a story we commonly encounter... HR creep Business start-ups rarely consider HR until they need to. And why...

How should small businesses manage quiet quitting?

How should small businesses manage quiet quitting?

You’ve probably caught some of the recent media hype around the term ‘quiet quitting’, with many people lining up to complain about the ‘outrageous workshy nature of millennials and GenZ’. But hang on, let’s get some perspective… As a small business owner, should you...

What can HR software do for my small business?

What can HR software do for my small business?

Small businesses can get along without HR software. Using Excel spreadsheets, Google Calendar, paper lists and post-it notes, it’s absolutely possible to keep yourself up to date, organised, and on the right side of compliance. In a small business, it’s usually the...

5 ways HR automation helps small businesses save time

5 ways HR automation helps small businesses save time

We work with thousands of small businesses and nearly all of them come to us with the same fundamental problem. Time. As businesses grow, HR admin workload increases. It’s inevitable. You quickly get to a point where HR can’t just live in your head anymore. Tasks that...