This week, we’re focusing on an area of your business that you might not realise you can outsource: company admin and HR. If you struggle to keep on top of these tasks or you don’t like doing them, a VA can take the stress out of them for you…
As a small business, we know how time-consuming company admin and HR tasks can be and how easily they can slip down the to-do list.
If you find it difficult to keep on top of these jobs, a VA can write up processes for you to help you streamline your business admin. This could be step-by-step procedures to follow when you take on a new client, looking at how you hire employees and the process once they come onboard.
Whether it’s an employee, a contractor or a client, an important part of business admin and HR is contracts. It helps everyone to understand your business, how it works and your services, and it gives you security too.
At The Arts VA, we use a template contract for our own business HR, which can be amended for different purposes. If you need help with this area, we can source template contracts for you to use and amend these as and when you take on staff. We can also write welcome letters and put together packs for any new recruits.
When it comes to recruitment, sifting through a pile of CVs can be a lengthy process. A VA can help with this, going through the CVs and helping you whittle them down to a shortlist.
We can also arrange interviews by checking your diary and sending out details to potential candidates.
If you need to monitor your time, we can set up and manage online time tracking tools for you. This involves researching the best option for you and adding departments and contacts as and when they come up.
The tools that we use and recommend are Timeular and MinuteDock. We also use Breathe HR, where employee expenses and holidays can be uploaded, reports can be generated, and payslips can be accessed easily.
Using these kinds of tools can take the stress out of everyday business admin that can otherwise take up valuable time.
How much time do you spend on your company admin and HR? Is it an area you feel you need help with? Whether you have a small or a large team, there are tasks that are integral to keeping your business running smoothly. If you don't have the time or the skill set to do them yourself, why not consider outsourcing and give yourself peace of mind.
The Arts News
The multi-award-winning production of My Fair Lady arrives at the London Coliseum next summer. The first major West End revival of the musical for 21 years opens on 7th May and runs for 16 weeks.
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre production of Bugsy Malone is going to be touring the UK next year. The musical opens on 2nd July at Theatre Royal Bath.
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If you have any questions about business admin and HR or how you can work with The Arts VA, head to our contact us page.