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Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Furlough payments

On 29th May 2020 the Chancellor announced that the CJRS will close in its current form on 30th June 2020. Flexibility of the scheme came into effect on 1st July 2020 and will close on 31st October 2020. Employers can bring back to work employees that have been previously furloughed, for reduced hours and still…

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Furlough – UK Employment Law

We have put together some useful information for employers about what a Furlough is in terms of employment law and how this is relevant to the current COVID-19 situation, as part of the Governments Job Retention Scheme. Please take a look at our Furlough Overview page for further information and if you have a specific…

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COVID-19 Your Questions Answered

We have been inundated with queries about COVID-19. As the guidance from the Government has been updated daily we have put together a list of frequently asked questions, which we hope will be of use. If you have a specific question that we have not covered within our Q&A please do not hesitate to get…

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Honest Employment Law Practice Winter Seminar

On Thursday 5th December we welcomed clients to the Honest Employment Law Practice winter seminar. This was a collaboration between the HR and Health and Safety divisions giving an insight into common issues that arise during the winter months and helping clients to be prepared in order that they may prevent some of these issues…

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World Mental Health Day 2019

It’s OK not to be OK! Take time to talk and listen to employees. Read more about our thoughts here: World mental health day 2019

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Employee attendance over the Winter season

Winter time is upon us once again, harsh winds, ice, cold weather and the possibility of snow. Last year we saw heavy snowfall and the country come to a halt, the chances of that happening again this winter are increasing daily. So make sure your employee handbooks have the correct policies in place to cope…

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Oh! Those January Blues ……

Helping your employees to beat the January Blues The dismal weather combined with struggling bank balances and weight gain after the Christmas frivolities means that it is hardly surprising that the most depressing day of the year falls in January – Blue Monday. January is also noted as the most popular month of the year…

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Featured: Did your Christmas party leave you with a HR headache?

HR is not something to ignore until a problem comes up; if you are prepared and plan ahead, you can prevent problems from arising in the first place, which will help you avoid unnecessary hassle. —- Happy New Year! How was your office party? Have you been suffering with a Human Resources headache ever since…

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Bring your own device: what it means for your workplace

Tablets have become the latest craze in portable devices so it is no wonder that employees are eager to use them in their own workplace as well as at home. Having your own B.Y.O.D. policy is essential to preventing any temptations to overuse, or misuse, these portable devices during work hours. Even more crucial is…

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