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February 3, 2021
Flexible

Should Flexible Work Be Available to All Employees?

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that the 9-5 working day is becoming outdated. CIPD has suggested that, ‘nearly half of employees do not have flexible working in their current role’.  The pandemic has highlighted the need for some businesses to incorporate flexible working practices into their long-term business strategy. Advice for Employers If you decide to foster a flexible culture […]
January 19, 2021

How Employers can Help Homeworkers with Added Childcare

As a result of school closures, parents have had to adapt to working from home, being responsible for childcare and the added pressure of home-schooling their children. This article will provide tips on how you can help employees adapt to working from home and to relieve any added stresses of childcare. Consider Offering Increased Flexibility or Leave It is vital […]
November 6, 2020

UPDATE: The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to be extended until 31st March 2021

The government have announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will remain open across the UK until 31 March 2021. What will Employers & Employees Receive? The government will fund up to 80% of a furloughed employee’s current salary for hours not worked up to a maximum of £2,500 per month. Employers are only being asked to cover NICs […]
November 3, 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Remains Open

The government have announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended and will run through until 2 December 2020. The Job Support Scheme Open (JSSO) and Job Support Scheme Closed (JSSC) will be postponed and will start on 2 December 2020 when the CJRS extension ends. What Will Employers & Employees Receive? The government will fund up […]