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Outsourcing agreement

What is an outsourcing agreement?

‘Outsourcing’ is a term that is loosely connected with a wide range of business or commercial relationships. However, outsourcing most commonly refers to the process of sub-contracting the performance of a service or function to third parties instead of performing them in-house. The underlying rational for outsourcing services is that experts – often in jurisdictions with a significantly lower salary rates compared to those in which the outsourcing company operates – can provide a higher standard of service at a much lower rate than would have been possible if that service were to be provided internally.

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Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence

You may Sponsor workers, from outside the European Union, to work in your UK business. However, you must first obtain the Home Office’s permission by submitting an application to be granted a Tier Sponsorship Licence. A Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence would enable a UK business to Sponsor workers from outside the European Union to fill certain roles within the business.

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Business visit visa to the UK

If you are a non-EEA citizen and wish to visit the UK to engage in business- related enquiries or one-off business related activities, you can apply for permission to enter the UK as a business visitor.

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Managing Social Media Use in the Workplace

The businesses’ use of social media has increased significantly in recent times. The use of social media can be a great asset for businesses, if used in the right way. Social media can be act as a great tool for businesses to market its products and services, extend its loyal brand followers and ultimately acquire new customers.

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Outsourcing agreement

What is an outsourcing agreement?

‘Outsourcing’ is a term that is loosely connected with a wide range of business or commercial relationships. However, outsourcing most commonly refers to the process of sub-contracting the performance of a service or function to third parties instead of performing them in-house. The underlying rational for outsourcing services is that experts – often in jurisdictions with a significantly lower salary rates compared to those in which the outsourcing company operates – can provide a higher standard of service at a much lower rate than would have been possible if that service were to be provided internally.

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How to build a successful startup

Almost everyone asks the question of how to build a successful startup. There is no magical formula or a secret to a successful startup. You have to be passionate, committed and willing to work very hard before you see any viable result.

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How to minimise stress in the workplace- a guide for employers

How to minimise stress in the workplace- a guide for employers

As an employer, you have a responsibility to look after your staff’s wellbeing. It is in your best interest to ensure that your employees are happy and healthy as your organisation’s success depends on it. When employees are happier and healthier, they are likely to work harder, achieve better outcomes, and contribute to a more pleasant atmosphere in the workplace.

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Tax Optimization Strategies in Business

Tax Optimization Strategies in Business

Managing expenses is an important part of running a limited company. Ensuring that you claim for all your business expenses will increase your tax efficiency and is the first place to start when looking at reducing your corporate and personal tax bill.

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Blockchain Technology

You may have come across the term “Blockchain Technology” and wondering what exactly it is and why Wall Street and Silicon Valley so excited about it.

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The rise of Alternative Legal Service Providers

Technology has enhanced how humans communicate, and the internet in particular is creating new forms of competition for traditional law firms and lawyers. In recent years, the advent of alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) has created an entirely new level of competition for law firms that traditionally practice in particular geographic areas and for particular types of clients.

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How to protect your privacy online

You may by now have heard of VPN, which stands short for virtual private network. In short, a VPN is a typically paid service which encrypts the network data on your computer so that third parties cannot access what you browse.

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INCENTIVE – Key to Employee motivation

The most important asset to any establishment is its employees.

Employee contentment should be at the forefront of any organization’s agenda.

Employee plunders are an essential factor in effective employee engagement strategies, but most business leaders still struggle to implement them successfully. When you have hired some stellar people, it is imperative to create an environment that motivates employees to stick around for a length of time that enables them to fulfil their potential.

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How to handle sexual harassment complaints at the work place

What is sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment is unwanted conduct of a sexual nature against men or women.
An act of sexual harassment usually has the effect of violating a worker’s dignity, or can create an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for the workers. Conduct that amounts to sexual harassment does not have to be intentional. By law, all workers must be protected from sexual harassment at the workplace.

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How to minimise stress in the workplace- a guide for employers

How to minimise stress in the workplace- a guide for employers

As an employer, you have a responsibility to look after your staff’s wellbeing. It is in your best interest to ensure that your employees are happy and healthy as your organisation’s success depends on it. When employees are happier and healthier, they are likely to work harder, achieve better outcomes, and contribute to a more pleasant atmosphere in the workplace.

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First Employee Hire

How to hire your first employee.

With a growing start-up company, it is an exciting turning point for many when we realise we have enough workload and income to take on our first employee. But, there are a number of factors to consider before taking the plunge on your first hire.

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