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Human Resources

Support provided by Business Gateway

What does this involve?

People make a business. Looking after your employees is your legal duty and can benefit your business as much as it does their well-being. Business Gateway’s human resources – or HR – guidance can help you to recruit the right people and ensure that they will want to stay.

The helpful HR guides, articles and templates cover recruitment, training, working hours, health and safety, payroll and more. There’s an in-depth guide on essential pre-employment checks, plus guidance on pensions and auto-enrolment. Find out how to offer flexible working and about fair pay rates. Health and safety topics range from alcohol awareness at work to the safe handling and transport of substances.

Use these online resources to hone your HR skills and build a positive work environment where all employees feel valued.

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you are thinking about starting, or already run, a business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free and impartial service.

Who is this for?

Any business based in Scotland that has, or plans to recruit, employees.

How long does this take?

Many of the HR resources take 5 to 10 minutes to read. You can then put in as little or as much time as required to act on this guidance.

Important information

You can browse Business Gateway’s online resources by business stage – starting up or running a business – as well as by topic.

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway website for more information about Human Resources.

Support provided by Business Gateway