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  1. With the Government Job Retention Scheme (furlough) coming to an end in just over a month, we are facing very uncertain times. Employers across multiple sectors are having to make some extremely tough decisions in the hope to survive the coming months and face and any kind of viable future. In an attempt to reduce […]

  2. With the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme) on the horizon, companies should consider what they will need to do post furlough. Furlough and Flexible Furlough are due to end 31st October 2020 and many predict large scale redundancies across the board, but in the short term there could be alternatives for […]

  3. Workplace bullying and harassment are serious issues that can have a massive impact on an individual’s emotional and physical health, employee morale and performance, and a business’s reputation. Consequently, it’s vital that employers and those in positions of responsibility understand the difference between bullying and harassment and are able to recognise relevant behaviours, put in […]

  4. With an increasing number of businesses becoming operational again and with an end to the furlough scheme in sight in the not very distant future, the issue of covid and sick pay, sickness absence, sickness-related absence and entitlement to SSP will be at the forefront for many employers. Covid and Sick Pay | What is […]

  5. If you fail to spot and act upon whistleblowing (otherwise known as making a protected disclosure), the damage to your business can be immense. What can start off as a seemingly straightforward complaint can be used by the cynical employee (or worker, both are covered by the protecting legislation) or their legal advisor to fashion […]

  6. The performance management process is an ongoing one comprising of many different elements, including good communication and clear goal setting. It should be viewed as a continuous cycle rather than a one-off event to get the best out of your staff and work towards achieving your business objectives. [su_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/9RcuWu6s0IA”] Effective Performance Management Process | […]

  7. Pregnancy can be a great time for a family preparing for the arrival of the new born, however in the cases of miscarriages or still births emotions can run high and ensuring that you as an employer deal with the situation clearly and properly will ensure that you are not only in line with maternity […]

  8. It’s easy for employers to go into auto-pilot mode when dealing with employees, especially when they’ve dealt with very similar situations in the past. We always recommend our clients speak to us about each individual case as the below examples show, not every situation works the way you’d always expect it to. We review 5 […]