Working from Home – What Next?

The legal requirement to work from home where possible may soon be coming to an end.  Whether homeworking has been working for your organisation or not, now is a critical time to assess your strategy moving forwards, and make decisions in response to the many questions you are no doubt receiving from your workforce.  As…

The new norm for Christmas at work

This is traditionally the time of year when preparations are well underway for the annual Christmas festivities. Whether it is the Christmas party, gift and bonuses for staff or a workplace shutdown, excitement is normally mounting about the planned activities. Coronavirus has clearly put a significant dent in the normal Christmas proceedings but there are…

*UPDATED* Job Support Scheme

Further to the Government’s announcement on 22nd October 2020 about the changes to the Job Support Scheme we have updated our advice accordingly. The Job Support Scheme (JSS) will continue on from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) as a way to help businesses retain staff and avoid redundancies, whether they have a reduced demand…

Job Support Scheme

The Government’s new initiative to support businesses through the Coronavirus pandemic was launched a week ago. The Job Support Scheme will continue on from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) as a way to help businesses retain staff and avoid redundancies, while the effects of lockdown and economic downturn continue to bite. The Job Support…