How To Prepare Your Business For A Local Lockdown

As many workplaces start to re-open along with schools and non-essential businesses, the strict lockdown that the UK was faced with in March almost seems like a distant memory at this point. However, coronavirus is far from over and we are still at risk of increasing case numbers and a second wave as we head […]

How To Stay Covid Secure When The Workplace Reopens

You’ve conducted a thorough Covid Risk Assessment and put all the necessary measures in place such as signage, social distanced workspaces, one-way systems, PPE, etc. But what happens when the workplace re-opens, your employees head back into the office/premises and you must enforce these new health and safety rules? It’s one thing putting all the […]

50 Years of the Equal Pay Act: Where Does It Stand Today?

This year has certainly been one that will go down in history. Between the Black Lives Matter movement and the global pandemic, life around us is changing as we know it and it seems that the ramifications will be felt for years to come. But this time 50 years ago was also historic and remarkable […]

What Can Employers and Businesses Do to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement?

Over the past ten or so days, following the murder of Black US citizen, George Floyd, at the hands of a white police officer, we have witnessed protests around the world – from hundreds of thousands marching in the streets to various industries/celebrities/brands participating in a #blackouttuesday to show their support for the Black Lives […]

Important Updates Announced To Furloughing Scheme

On Friday 29th May, Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed the plan for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme going forward which will see it slowly close over the next five months. It was previously announced that businesses would only be able to apply for this scheme or furlough additional workers until the 30th June. To date, the […]

How To Bring Furloughed Workers Back To Work

Although the Government recently confirmed that the furlough scheme will be in place until October to help financially support businesses that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses are starting to prepare to re-open now that the UK are easing out of lockdown.

How to Handle Disciplinaries and Grievances During this Coronavirus Pandemic

As a result of COVID-19 and the national lockdown implemented back in March 2020, there has been a lot of upheaval for workplaces across the UK. From businesses trying to implement a homeworking policy for the first time to employers having to make tough decisions regarding furlough and redundancy, the HR issues that have arisen […]