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All the latest news and views from leading HR consultants specialising in small to medium sized businesses.


Covid 19 Vaccine and the return to work of your Employees

With the vaccine rollout underway and UK restrictions starting to lift, lots of employers are now bringing people back into the workplace. So, now’s the time to wrap your head around the vaccine facts and make decisions about your vaccine policy, to help you avoid any HR issues, and keep your people and your business safe. Here are your COVID-19 vaccine FAQS—answered:

Published Thu 12th Aug 2021

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Managing Employees back into the Workplace

Many employers are now planning the return of employees to the workplace. There will inevitably be employees, including those who are either mentally or physically extremely vulnerable, who have anxiety about returning to the workplace or using crowded public transport whilst COVID rates are still high. Some staff may seek to remain working from home or may refuse to return to the workplace. Employers who have staff returning on a full time or hybrid basis need to address many issues, including staff communication and consultation about plans to return, training, updated and thorough coronavirus specific risk assessments, health and safety policies and measures to provide a safe working environment.

Published Thu 12th Aug 2021

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Key Employment Law Changes in 2021

Last year the Covid-19 pandemic placed both employers and employees in uncharted territory – from keeping up to date with ever-changing Government guidance, adapting to homeworking and getting to grips with the new concept of ‘furloughing’. With the Governments focus on getting through the pandemic many anticipated employment law changes were postponed. Now we have a vaccination programme which should see the beginning of the end of the pandemic, 2021 is likely to be a busy year for employment law with several significant changes expected to take effect. Here is our summary. If you need further detail simply subscribe and download the relevant HR Guide or give us a call. We’d be happy to help.

Published Wed 11th Aug 2021

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Goal Setting

It is that time of year again. The time of year when we take stock both personally and as Business Operators. This normally involves reflecting on what we have achieved this last year and what our ambitions are for the coming year. This year, it is important, more than ever to clearly define our personal and business goals and ensure we align our resources (cash, team members and time) to achieve the goals that will help us deliver our overall strategic plan.

Published Thu 18th Feb 2021

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