What Does an Office Manager Do?

The office manager is a varied and exciting role in any organization.

No two days are the same, so if you are looking for a career where you will be challenged in all areas, the role of office manager might be perfect for you.

Read on to find out more about the job and what it entails.  

Job Description

The job description of an office manager is often extremely broad. Depending on the size of the organization you work for, you will be expected to do some or all of the following:

  • Dealing with everyday admin
  • Managing junior clerical staff
  • Booking business travel
  • Organizing meetings
  • Acting as a PA to your boss
  • Payroll
  • Accounts
  • Health and safety

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Find out the Facts about Fixed Term Contracts (UK Only)

Many employees think that Fixed-Term contracts are an easy way to hire and fire employees and avoid the complications of employment law and the risk of tribunal. This is an incorrect assumption.
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Employment Contract Template UK 2019 for small business

Employment Contract UK 2019 by Thecareercafe.co.uk

By using this employment contract, employers can fulfill their legal requirement to provide new hires with a written statement of their main terms and conditions within 2 months of hire.

All employees (who have been working for you for longer than one month are entitled to receive a written employment contract. This must be presented to the employee within 2 months of their start date.  If an employer fails to provide an employment contract within the required time an employee could make a claim to an employment tribunal and, if successful, the Employment Tribunal (not the employer) will determine what particulars should have been given to the employee and what they should have said.

This Employment Contract UK 2019  (word document), enables you as an employer to meet your legal obligations and sets out the main terms and conditions of employment such as pay, sick pay, notice period, working hours and holidays etc, reducing the risk of misunderstanding, disputes and of course employment tribunals. Continue reading

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