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Managing Flexible Furlough

Managing Flexible Furlough

Key Changes/Principles (Changes introduced in Nov 20) As we continue to find ourselves in these unprecedented times, many organisations are forced to think about their short, mid and long-term future. If coronavirus continues to impact your business, this article is intended to provide advice on

Don’t make Recruitment Mistakes

Don’t make Recruitment Mistakes!

Do you need a trusted outsourced HR support/service? If so, let us help you. In the meantime, please remember some of the top things to NEVER do when you are recruiting.   Don’t bother defining your selection criteria What do you need the person to

Managing Home Working

Managing Home Working

As the government guidance moves away from ‘work from home if you can’, to encouraging people back to their workplaces, many organisations are going to have to consider what is safe and what working patterns are optimal for both the organisation and individuals.   Homeworking

Managing Fixed-Term Contracts

Managing Fixed-Term Contracts

In these strange times, with the impact of Covid 19 being felt heavily by many organisations, the importance of having flexibility within the workforce has never been more important to companies throughout the UK. When workloads may continue to be unpredictable and funding streams time-limited,

HR Support: Managing Annual Leave During Covid 19

HR Support: Managing Annual Leave During Covid 19

As a HR consultancy providing advice and support, one of the key questions that we are currently getting asked is how to manage annual leave during the Covid 19 lockdown and beyond. We obviously hope that everything goes back to normal very soon, but in

Holding the Frontline: Supporting the Wellbeing of key workers during Covid-19 pandemic

Holding the Frontline

Supporting the Wellbeing of key workers during Covid-19 pandemic The media is awash with information about supporting staff who are working from home, have been furloughed or who have suffered redundancy as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.  This matters.  A lot. But there are

Employment Law Changes - April 2020


Employment Law Changes – April 2020


National minimum wage and other statutory rate increases The rates for the national minimum wage increased on 1 April 2020. The national living wage rate, for workers aged 25 and over, increases from £8.21 to £8.72. The rates for younger workers will also increase, with

Coronavirus/COVID-19: Lay-offs and short-time working

Coronavirus/COVID-19: Lay-offs and short-time working Summary – Lay-offs and short-time working If your business is severely affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation you may need to look at introducing temporary measures in order to protect the workforce and the business. These measures include moving to

Rules of Engagement

Rules of Engagement

Why everything you need to know about recruiting leaders can be learned from dating We’ve all met them – the toxic leaders who bully, micromanage, take credit for other people’s work, abuse their power, lie and blame their way out of trouble. If we’re unlucky,