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Could Euro 2020 finally be the year that football comes home?

Could Euro 2020 finally be the year that football comes home?

This weekend sees the start of Euro 2020 (yes it’s still being called that) which will end on 11 July after a month of football. England have a least 3 games to play which take place on: Sunday 13th June against Croatia at 2pmFriday 18 June against Scotland at...

Do you need a workplace vaccination policy?

Do you need a workplace vaccination policy?

Are you considering introducing a workplace vaccination policy? Have you even spoken to your employees about their coronavirus vaccines yet? Maybe you’ve seen them post about having it on social media but chances are you haven’t had a conversation about it. A survey...

Employee Travel Plans in 2021

Employee Travel Plans in 2021

We’re sure you were glued to the news last week waiting to know what will and won’t be allowed for our summer holidays this year so we’ve pulled together just a couple of useful resources for you with things you should be aware of when it comes to your employee travel...

Out of Office messages are getting a makeover

Out of Office messages are getting a makeover

Have you noticed a change in the out of office messages you receive? Gone are robotic justifications of why you cannot reply immediately to an email, with an offering of a number of alternative contact numbers and email addresses so that actually you ARE constantly...

Getting right to work checks right

Getting right to work checks right

Right to work checks will have to be in person again as of 17 May 2021. Of the many things that have changed the way we work in the last year some are starting to return to the pre Covid way of doing things and right to work checks are one such task. In the remote...

When stress can be good for you

When stress can be good for you

We’ve talked a lot about managing your mental load, especially since March last year. It’s easy to always see the negative to side to ‘being stressed’ but for this post we wanted to talk to you about positive stress………no honestly, stress can be good for you. Good...

Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Scheme

You may have already heard about the Government Kickstart Scheme which has been created by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP).  It is a scheme which provides funding to employers to create job placements.  When it was first set up you needed a minimum of 30 job...

Post Brexit Immigration Rules

Post Brexit Immigration Rules

New Immigration Rules In our new post-Brexit world UK employers need to think differently immigration and about how they recruit and employ EU citizens (not including Irish citizens) as free movement between the UK and EU has ended The points-based immigration system...