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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...

Managing your remote management

Managing your remote management

How effective is your remote management during lockdown and isolation? 5 weeks in, at least 2 to go, how are we all holding up? Thinking about it, for me, the last 5 weeks have been a bit of a blur and have passed pretty quickly. Days have seamlessly run into each...

Latest furlough guidance

Latest furlough guidance

Sit comfortably & get ready to wade your way through the latest furlough guidance which we’ve aimed to make sense of and summarise, in addition highlighting any areas that may still be unclear. Extended Furlough Period We have confirmation that the furlough period...

Record keeping during Furlough

Record keeping during Furlough

It is important that you establish good record keeping during furlough of your decisions and actions during the Coronavirus situation – we suggest documenting this now while it is fresh in your mind in case you ever need it later on.  One key essential point is...

Latest version of the CJRS

Latest version of the CJRS

True to form the Govt / HMRC announced the latest version of the CJRS (furlough) on the evening before the weekend – Thursday 9 April this time!  In truth it updates just these key points and two of the big points will affect very few of you I think- point one being...

CJRS Guidance Update

CJRS Guidance Update

Over the weekend the Government updated the Corona Virus Job Retention Scheme, CJRS guidance, so grab yourselves a cuppa and take a read of what it all means. This gives us CJRS guidance on some of the areas we have been waiting for answers to but still leaves many...

Working From Home

Working From Home

I appreciate that for many of you there are still more questions than answers but for those who had to make some tough decisions pretty quickly I think the initial furloughing is sorted, and working from home is in place. Many small businesses seem to be receiving the...

Employment Legislation April 2020

Employment Legislation April 2020

Employment Legislation April 2020 sees the introduction of some new key pieces of employment legislation and some updates to older areas that as an employer you need to be aware of and we've rounded them up for you here. New rules for written Section 1 Statement of...

Corona Virus Leave

Corona Virus Leave

So it seems the weekend may have been a time for contemplation…and for plenty of incorrect information to start doing the rounds! Most noticably Corona Virus Leave types and entitlements. Whilst the Corona Virus Act 2020 was passed last week there are still some...