2 Must-Dos to Help Your Team Work From Home

Must do's for remote workers

It’s looking like remote working will be the ‘new normal’ as we ease our way out of lockdown. While this is the best decision for the safety of employees, it’s not great for business.  To make it through the current crisis in the best position possible, you need to add “helping your employees create a … Read more 2 Must-Dos to Help Your Team Work From Home

Are your employees reluctant to return to the workplace?

Tips for when an employee is reluctant to return to work

With the recent easing of lockdown restrictions, several businesses are asking some of their employees to return to the workplace when working from home is not a realistic option.  Whilst this is a reasonable ask, there will be some employees that are either reluctant or concerned about returning to the workplace.  To help with this, … Read more Are your employees reluctant to return to the workplace?

How to stay positive for your family and your team

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How to stay positive for your family and your team (even if you are scared and worried too) Do you run a business where you’re responsible for your employees’ wellbeing? Do you manage a team at work? Do you have children or vulnerable family members who depend on you? Whether you said to yes to … Read more How to stay positive for your family and your team

Are my team actually working?

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Are your team actually working? With the phased reopening of businesses over the new few weeks to months, many businesses are having to carry on with operating remotely. This means that many employers are faced with the challenge of managing and monitoring their employees who are working from home. It can be extremely challenging to … Read more Are my team actually working?

FLEXIBLE FURLOUGHING

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Flexible Furloughing From 1 July 2020, Businesses will have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part-time – with the government continuing to pay 80% of wages for any of their normal hours they do not work up until the end of August. Businesses can decide the hours and shift patterns that … Read more FLEXIBLE FURLOUGHING

SELF-EMPLOYED GET SECOND GRANT FROM GOVERNMENT

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Sole Traders to get second grant from the Government. The government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended, giving more security to individuals whose livelihoods are adversely affected by coronavirus in the coming months, the Chancellor announced on Friday 29 May 2020. Rishi Sunak announced the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended – with … Read more SELF-EMPLOYED GET SECOND GRANT FROM GOVERNMENT

UPDATE ON CORONA JOB RETENTION SCHEME

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October,  The key points announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak are:  Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will continue until end of October  furloughed workers across UK will continue to receive 80% of their current salary, up to £2,500  new flexibility will be introduced from … Read more UPDATE ON CORONA JOB RETENTION SCHEME

Reopening your business checklist ​

After Boris’ speech on Sunday, selected businesses are now allowed to open under the new HSE guidelines. If you are considering opening your Business work your way through our checklist to make sure it is the right time to open and that you have all the steps in place to make a safe environment for you and … Read more Reopening your business checklist ​

What has changed? ​

On Sunday Boris Johnson addressed the UK and gave a speech that confused the nation. Stay alert, control the virus, save lives. Full of contradictions the speech lacked clarity and direction leaving the UK feeling lost. Yesterday, in parliament we gained a little more clarity on the road map, however each step is conditional to … Read more What has changed? ​

Have you got a government gateway?

The help and advice that is available from the Government is forever changing. This is the latest update we have on how to apply for the self-employed grant.  For those who are eligible, you will receive an EMAIL, not a letter as we had thought. Be aware that there are lots of phishing emails out … Read more Have you got a government gateway?