Success for an SME business is likely to be defined and achieved by the people you recruit into your team but it really is a hard task to get it right!

The takeaway from this article is the absolute need to put your culture first in the hiring process and ensure you attract and recruit individuals who have the align with the right behaviours and attitude.

Minimise risks and don't take the easy options. Friends and family may be brilliant company at dinner parties or get togethers but they won't necessarily be right for your business.