Live Webinar: Redundancy Q&A

Live Webinar: Redundancy Q&A Q: When making someone redundant, can you advise if their notice pay whilst on furlough should be paid at 100% ? A: Whilst there is a

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Welcome to Howarths

Welcome to Howarths! There are certainly no heirs and graces here at Howarths. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted with the sight and smell of fresh bunch of flowers, prepared

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5 steps businesses can take to get the best out of home workers

5 steps businesses can take to get the best out of home workers Home working quickly became the norm for businesses up and down the country when Covid-19 and Lockdown

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Spanish Quarantine: Are employees entitled to sick pay?

Spanish Quarantine: Are employees entitled to sick pay? Following concerns about a second Covid-19 peak, the FCO have now imposed a 14-day quarantine period for all individuals returning from Spain.

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How to Handle Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

How to Handle Difficult Conversations in the Workplace With many small and medium sized businesses considering changes to employee terms and conditions of employment and the possibility of making redundancies

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Claiming notice pay under the Job Retention Scheme

Claiming notice pay under the Job Retention Scheme As you know and further to our recent updates, on 1st July 2020, the Government issued the Third Treasury Direction which sets

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Does Covid-19 render an employee disabled?

Does Covid-19 render an employee disabled? As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to rage, doctors and scientists are learning more about the virus and the long-term effects that it can have

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Recruitment during a crisis

Recruitment during a crisis The UK’s employment rate was at a record high the month before the coronavirus outbreak started to take hold. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimated

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Post-Brexit Immigration Plan set to change the way Employers Recruit

Post-Brexit Immigration Plan set to change the way Employers Recruit On 13th July 2020, the government published further detail on the UK’s points-based immigration system. Taking effect from 1 January

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Moving Forward: Employer Support Post-Furlough

Moving Forward: Employer Support Post-Furlough In a speech to Parliament on Wednesday 8th July, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of schemes which would look to provide further support

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