Recruitment and Selection for SMEs

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Seminars

Employing the right staff is crucial to business growth, but recruitment can be a daunting prospect for SMEs. Join us for this chance to learn more about how to recruit and manage talent more effectively.

  • From: Tuesday 25 February 2014, 12 am
  • To: Tuesday 25 February 2014, 12 am
  • Location: Newton building, Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Event details

Employing the right staff is crucial to business growth, but recruitment can be a daunting prospect for SMEs.

Join us for this chance to learn more about how to recruit and manage talent more effectively, brought to you by NTU's working with you… project and Nottingham Business School.

Experts from Shoosmiths, ACAS and Nottingham Business School will guide you through the essentials of employment law, effective recruitment and what to do when things go wrong. The morning will finish with a Q&A session and the opportunity to network over lunch.

This workshop is one of a series of events designed to support businesses who participated in the Thinkubator Challenge, but is open to all qualifying SMEs.

This workshop is part funded by the ERDF and is free to eligible SMEs in the East Midlands, but booking is essential.

Programme

  • Registration
  • Introduction
  • Shoosmiths
    The basics of Employment Law;

    * recruiting lawfully
    * basic employment contracts and what to include
    * employees legal rights
    * common scenarios (performance, sickness, maternity)
    * what to do if it is not working out with an employee.
  • Suzanne Ross, Nottingham Business School
    Recruiting and recruitment strategy;
    * determining the needs of the company
    * recruitment strategy
    * creating a person specification
    * how to decide what you want
    * attracting people that fit your culture.
  • ACAS
    Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service - better employment relations;

    * common issues that ACAS deal with
    * how ACAS can help SME’s
    * what to do when things do go wrong.
  • Networking lunch

Booking information

This workshop is part funded by the ERDF and is free to SMEs in the East Midlands, but booking is essential.

Book your place by email.

Location details

Room/Building:

Newton building, Nottingham Conference Centre

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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