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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...

Do small businesses really need HR support?

Do small businesses really need HR support?

One thing the events of 2020 have shown us is that the answer to ‘do small businesses really need HR support?’ is ‘Yes, they absolutely do!’ Probably not in house and not full time but definitely a presence, maybe in the shape of, hmmmm, I don’t know, someone like us,...

Part Time Holiday Entitlements

Part Time Holiday Entitlements

One of the most precious things to an employee (after job security and satisfaction of course) is holiday, it can also be one of the most headache inducing elements of employing people  especially when you have part-time employees! Are you working out your part...

Lockdown 3.0 Employers Update

Lockdown 3.0 Employers Update

So here we are again then huh?!  Lockdown 3.0 we see it is being called, so here is your Lockdown 3.0 Employers Update (as of today anyway). We notice that the legislation being voted upon runs to 31 March with Boris reported as stating that this is "not because we...

Holiday Carryover

Holiday Carryover

In normal times it is unlikely in most circumstances holiday carryover into future years is offered to staff but the government have passed regulations to ensure businesses have the flexibility they need to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and to protect workers...

Are you missing your daily commute?

Are you missing your daily commute?

One of the good things to come out of lockdown for those of us that do still a daily commute to work is that it seems to be a lot quieter out there, which helps reduce the time we spend on the road. But what about those of us who are now working remotely? Without the...

CJRS Extension

CJRS Extension

The government has announced the CJRS extension, it is now going to run until March 31 2021. The CJRS extension aims to support individuals and businesses who are impacted by disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) this winter. The CJRS extension will run...

Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution

Disagreements happen between people all the time in everyday life but recently we have noticed an upturn in the amount of businesses that are dealing with workplace conflicts between employees and having to hone their conflict resolution skills. It’s understandable...