Failure to consider Furlough makes dismissal unfair

Failure to consider Furlough makes dismissal unfair When the government introduced the furlough scheme, no specific guidance was provided about whether an employer was obliged to put employees on furlough

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Long-Covid: Employers take note!

What employers need to know about Long Covid According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), as at 2 May 2021 there were an estimated 1 million people in the

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Covid-19 Summer 2021 Roadmap: What Employers need to know

Covid-19 Summer 2021 Roadmap: What Employers need to know On 5 July 2021 the government published the “Covid-19 Response: Summer 2021” (the Roadmap) setting out its plans to relax Covid-19

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Changes to the amount you can claim through the furlough scheme

Changes to the amount you can claim through the furlough scheme From Thursday 1st July 2021, the amount employers can claim through the furlough scheme will be reduced and employers

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Upskilling your managers – how important really is it?

Upskilling your managers – how important really is it? Last month I presented an ILM accredited management training course to the managers of a multimillion-pound business. As is often the

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Employers: Here’s What You Need to Know About Hybrid Working

Employers: Here’s What You Need to Know About Hybrid Working As the UK continues to move away from Covid-19 restrictions, many people are wondering whether the way we work will

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Preparing Contracts for New Starters: What Employers Need to Know

Preparing Contracts for New Starters: What Employers Need to Know When a new starter joins a business, there is a lot to prepare and organise. However, one of the common

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Changes to the Furlough Scheme: What You Need to Know

Changes to the Furlough Scheme: What You Need to Know Earlier this year, the government extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until 30 September 2021. As things stand, the scheme

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The Good Work Plan: 12 months on, has it delivered its promises?

The Good Work Plan: 12 months on, has it delivered its promises? The Good Work Plan (GWP) was a government policy paper put together following a nationwide review of working

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National Minimum Wage: Are you getting it right?

National Minimum Wage: Are you getting it right? On April 1st, increases to both the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) came into force, boosting the wages

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