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Burnout & Presenteeism

Burnout & Presenteeism

Employee Burnout & Presenteeism How are you? Really? This is a question you should be asking your employees on a regular basis? Burnout has doubled since lockdown began. Burnout is categorised as depleting energy or exhaustion, mental distancing or negativity to...

So here it is….the FLEXIBLE FURLOUGH SCHEME in detail

So here it is….the FLEXIBLE FURLOUGH SCHEME in detail

Released about 9pm Friday – the Flexible Furlough Scheme guidance is finally here in all its glory …and there is no point pretending otherwise – it’s complicated!  Actually the principle of flexibly furloughing is pretty straightforward - the claims are where it...

New furlough rules minor update

New furlough rules minor update

Nothing new to report on the the new furlough rules but there is some clarified wording shared below from the HMRC that does give reassurance that anyone furloughed for at least 3 weeks at any time prior to 30 June (even if currently back at work) can be furloughed...

The future of work

The future of work

Remote working, home working, flexible working, virtual meetings, what will the future of work look like? It’s probably fair to say that recent events have changed the way many of us will work, forever. Where working from home never seemed possible before over night...

Extended Furlough Scheme & Flexible Furloughing

Extended Furlough Scheme & Flexible Furloughing

Flexible furloughing & extended furlough scheme, here is what we know right now: The CJRS (furlough) will remain open as planned until 31 October 2020Throughout the furlough scheme there will be no change in what employees can receive in furlough payJune and July:...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week this year has the very timely theme of Kindness. These past few months, leading up to mental Health Awareness Week when no one has really known what to do, what we have done is come together and been kind. Captain Tom, Sir Tom actually,...

What do you do if an employee refuses to come back to work?

What do you do if an employee refuses to come back to work?

A recent survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development found that 44% of employees were anxious about returning to their place of work in light of the current coronavirus situation. So what happens if an employee refuses to come back to...

Easing restrictions – What does it mean for your business?

Easing restrictions – What does it mean for your business?

So whether you loved it or loathed it, thought it was clear or confusing, we have now had the first signs of some easing restrictions we’ve been living and working under.   This is still of course a moveable feast, and for many of you there is an element of judgement...