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COVID-19 July Guidance – Offices, Factories, Labs and similar indoor environments

COVID-19 July Guidance – Offices, Factories, Labs and similar indoor environments

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in or run offices, factories, plants, warehouses, labs and research facilities and similar indoor environments. Factories, plants and warehouses include industrial environments such as: manufacturing and chemical plants food and other large processing plants warehouses distribution centres port operations Labs include indoor research environments […]

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Covid-19 July Guidance – Events and Attractions

Covid-19 July Guidance – Events and Attractions

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in settings related to events and visitor attractions. Visitor attractions and recreational facilities • Indoor and outdoor attractions, such as arcades, guided tours, water parks and theme parks, family entertainment centres, funfairs and fairgrounds, visitor attractions at film studios, and animal attractions at zoos, […]

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Covid-19 July Guidance – Construction and Other Outdoor  Work

Covid-19 July Guidance – Construction and Other Outdoor Work

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in or run outdoor working environments. Working outdoors includes many people in: • construction • energy and utilities • farming and agriculture (including seasonal labour) • forestry • waste management and other infrastructure • railway services • street and highway services We expect to […]

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Covid-19 July Guidance – Shops, Branches and Close  Contact Services

Covid-19 July Guidance – Shops, Branches and Close Contact Services

From July 19th, this guidance is for those people who work in or run shops, branches, stores or similar environments and for people who provide close contact services including hairdresser and beautician. Shops and branches include all retail stores. This includes: • food retailers • chemists • hardware/homeware stores • fashion shops • charity shops […]

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Kickstart Scheme – There’s Still Time to Apply

Kickstart Scheme – There’s Still Time to Apply

The kickstart scheme provides funding for employers to create fixed term positions for a duration of 6 months for 16-24 year old’s who are at risk from long term unemployment. It is designed for those receiving the universal credit benefit to work for at least 25 hours a week and gain invaluable skills to increase […]

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Employee Feedback & The Benefits for Businesses

Employee Feedback & The Benefits for Businesses

Employee feedback is economical and a great return to an organisation’s investment and commitment to their human resources. The benefits can be amazing, often immediate, when clear, constructive, and timely feedback is given to employees. Providing objective, positively oriented, non-judgmental feedback plays an intrinsic role in maintaining a keen focus on improving an employee’s skills, […]

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Rolled-up Holiday Pay Now Unlawful | An Employers Guide 2022

Rolled-up Holiday Pay Now Unlawful | An Employers Guide 2022

Rolled-up holiday pay is the practice of paying holiday pay in the normal pay to a worker throughout their employment and not paying any holiday pay while the worker is on actual holiday. Since the introduction of Working Time Regulations (WTR) in 1998, this practice, for the most part, has died out. And is now […]

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Football’s coming home, but is it coming to work on Monday?

Football’s coming home, but is it coming to work on Monday?

With England reaching the Euro 2020 finals marking their greatest success on the international stage for 55 years, thousands of people will be tuning in over the weekend to see the final. However, with coverage airing on a Sunday what, if any, contingency plans have you put in place to mitigate against staff absence on […]

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