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16.04.20-FAQ-About-Furloughing job retention scheme

Job Retention Scheme – FAQ’s as at 16.04.20

16th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Employment Law, Human Resources

Job Retention Scheme - FAQ's as at 16.04.20 As Government advice is changing weekly regarding the job retention scheme and furloughed staff. We have been inundated with questions regarding the process of furloughing staff and...

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Coronavirus Emergency Volunteering Leave

Coronavirus – Emergency Volunteering Leave

15th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Employment Law, Recruitment

Emergency Volunteering Leave The Coronavirus Act 2020 has now come into force which introduces a number of immediate emergency measures in response to the current Covid-19 pandemic. As well as some employment-related changes, the Act provides...

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Communicating with Furloughed Staff - Coronavirus HR Support Hub

Communicating with Furloughed Staff

14th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Employment Law, Human Resources, Leadership

Communicating with Furloughed Staff In order to access the grant to cover 80% of their reference pay (to a max of £2500) through the Job Retention Scheme, there are a number of rules that the...

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Leadership Guide

Leadership Guide – Leading Through Turbulent Times

9th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus

Leadership Guide For many of us who lead businesses or teams, we could never have imagined steering our companies and our teams through a period of such challenge and uncertainty as the one we face...

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HMRC Job Retention Scheme Portal

Job Retention Scheme Portal is set to go live 20th April 2020

8th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Human Resources, Payroll

HMRC have advised that their online portal for JRS grant claims will go live on 20 April. Further details will be issued to employers in due course. Most employers will already be registered with HMRC...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme update 04.04.20

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – Update 04.04.20

5th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Employment Law, Human Resources

Coronavirus JRS Update All UK employers with a PAYE scheme will be able to access support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise...

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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

3rd Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will repay employers the current rate of SSP that they pay to current or former employees for periods of sickness starting on or after 13 March 2020. If you’re an employer...

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Chancellor strengthens Support on offer for business

Chancellor Strengthens Support On Offer For Business as First Government-Backed Loans Reach Firms In Need

3rd Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, MAD-HR News

Chancellor Strengthens Support on Offer for Business £90 million of business interruption loans approved for nearly 1,000 firms and £1.9 billion corporate finance provided to firms hit by COVID-19 Current loan scheme extended so more...

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Employment Legislation Changes April 2020

Employment Legislative Updates – April 2020

31st Mar 2020
Business, Employment Law, MAD-HR News

Employment Legislative Updates April is always a busy month in the employment law calendar and this year is no exception with latest Employment Legislative Updates which came into force in April 2020. There have been...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Guide

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – How to Apply

27th Mar 2020
Business, Coronavirus

All UK employers with a PAYE scheme that was created and started on or before 28 February 2020, will be able to access support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to continue paying part of...

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Government Package for Self Employed

Coronavirus: Government Package for Self-Employed

27th Mar 2020
Business, Coronavirus

Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, has announced details of the rescue package for self-employed individuals. Here are the key points:- A new self-employed income support scheme will pay self-employed people a taxable grant worth 80% of...

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Coronavirus How to apply for CBILS

Apply for Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) – Coronavirus

23rd Mar 2020
Business, Coronavirus

Announced by the Chancellor at Budget 2020, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBILS) scheme opens for applications today and can provide facilities of up to £5m for smaller businesses across the UK who are experiencing...

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Coronavirus Home-working guide

Home-working during Coronavirus Guide

22nd Mar 2020
Business, Coronavirus

Home-working during Coronavirus As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads around the world, the impact is being felt by businesses and employees alike. We have prepared a home-working during Coronavirus guide which gives you and your team...

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Update ref IR35 legislation

18th Mar 2020
Business, Employment Law, Human Resources

UPDATED 18.03.20 Government has announced a last-minute postponement to the implementation of the Off-Payroll Tax to the private sector in light of the recent Covid-19 outbreak, with the legislation now due to be reintroduced in...

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MAD-HR Coronavirus Update Guide 17.03.20

Covid-19 HR Advice Update – 17.03.20

17th Mar 2020
Business, Coronavirus

As an SME, what can I do? We recognise that we are in uncharted territory right now - there is much confusion out there and as a business owner it is difficult to know what...

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Parental Bereavement - Your obligations as an employer

Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay- What Are Your Obligations as an Employer?

1st Mar 2020
Absence Management, Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Human Resources

The Government has introduced the right to parental bereavement leave and pay.  The new rights will come into force with effect from 6 April 2020. So what are the changes? An employee who loses a...

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HR Trends You Need To Know About in 2020

13th Jan 2020
Business, Employee Engagement, Human Resources

Workforce management, particularly engagement, is evolving fast, and companies are working harder than ever to attract and retain the best people. As we move full speed into 2020, we’ll see the latest HR trends adopted...

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HR Heroes Training Courses are here to save you

27th Dec 2019
Absence Management, Change Management, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Employment Law, Events, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment, Training

MAD-HR are delighted to announce the launch of the HR HEROES workshop series to be delivered in Essex and Suffolk in 2020. With constantly evolving employment laws, and successfully growing businesses with increasing employee numbers,...

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Reflecting on a busy and successful 2019

20th Dec 2019
MAD-HR News

Before everyone begins enjoying the Christmas and New Year celebrations, it’s a good opportunity for any business to take stock and reflect on how the year has gone. Here at MAD-HR, we’ve been thrilled with...

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HR Expert - Online HR Toolkit

Overcoming HR hurdles and making a difference for new and growing businesses

20th Dec 2019
Business, Human Resources, MAD-HR News

HR Expert - HR Toolkit When you start up or grow your business, you must oversee everything. But the need to keep so many plates spinning at once can be overwhelming, particularly as you need...

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Brilliant service and advice from MAD-HR.   Thank you so much, you’ve made the process of taking on our first employee an absolute breeze! Highly recommended.