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Evander Spotlight

Evander – Spotlight

10th Aug 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

Evander Spotlight Evander’s Central Operations is in Norwich, supporting 20 branches throughout the country. The UK’s leading provider of glazing and lock services, helping over 120,000 customers per year, they are a trusted brand with...

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Expert Print Management Spotlight

Expert Print Management- Spotlight

7th Aug 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

Expert Print Management - Spotlight Expert Print Management owned and managed by Paul Youngs is a successful Norwich based business working with marketers and marketing departments of businesses throughout the UK. Paul has over thirty...

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New Anglia Growth Hub

New Anglia Growth Hub Spotlight

6th Aug 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

New Anglia Growth Hub was set up in 2014 to provide free face-to-face business support. Since then, its team of expert advisers have engaged with over 9800 businesses, providing more than 51,000 hours of support...

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Survivors Guide to Redundancy

Survivors Guide to Redundancy

3rd Aug 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Redundancy

Dealing with redundancy aftermath Survivors Guide to Redundancy - While the R rate may have become a much talked about piece of data in recent months, capturing the level of Covid infection ‘risk rate’, the other...

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Chase Plastics Spotlight

Chase Plastic – Spotlight

1st Aug 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

Chase Plastics Spotlight David Harris acquired Chase Plastics, one of the country’s longest established manufacturers of recycled plastic, in 2018. The company had a good reputation and established client base but needed new energy and...

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furloughed workers get full redundancy payments

Furloughed workers get full redundancy payments

30th Jul 2020
Business, Change Management, Coronavirus, Employment Law, HR Resources, Human Resources, Payroll, Redundancy

Furloughed workers get full redundancy payments The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced this morning (30th July 2020) that it is bringing in a new law to ensure all furloughed employees receive...

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Redundancy Getting it right guide

Redundancy Getting It Right

28th Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Employment Law, Redundancy

Making someone redundant is one of the hardest things you'll ever have to do – and for the sake of your business, you need to balance the need to get it right legally as well...

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Employment Contracts - Why Bother

Employment Contracts…Why have one?

27th Jul 2020
Employee Handbook, HR Resources, Human Resources, Payroll, Recruitment

Employment Contracts We have heard both sides of the argument, with some employers suggesting that employment contracts are an absolute must, so that both parties know exactly what the rules of engagement are from the...

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Employees returning from Spain

Employees returning from Spain

27th Jul 2020
Absence Management, Business, Coronavirus, Employee Benefits, Employee Handbook, Employment Law, Human Resources, MAD-HR News, Payroll

Employees returning from Spain Employees returning from Spain Following a significant change over the last week in both the level and pace of confirmed Covid-19 cases, Spain has been removed from the list of countries where...

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The Magnus Group - Spotlight

Magnus Group – Spotlight

27th Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

Magnus Group started in 1973, initially as a shipping agency and now offering a complete range of freight logistics and forwarding services. When Olly took over the family business in 2019 he knew that he...

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Smart Garden Offices Spotlight

SMART – Spotlight

22nd Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

SMART - Garden Rooms, Offices and Studios SMART, based in rural Suffolk, manufactures, sells and installs garden rooms throughout the UK. An award-winning brand with 19 years’ experience, priding itself on customer service and the...

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Ensors Accountants

Ensors – Spotlight

17th Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

Ensors It feels hard to believe that little over three months ago the Prime Minister announced his decision to put the United Kingdom into lockdown as a result of Covid-19 – knowing the impact this...

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HR Resources

HR Resources

15th Jul 2020
Business, Employee Handbook, HR Resources, Human Resources

HR Resources online Running a business today is challenging to say the least. To continue to operate efficiently and profitably, business leaders need HR resources around them to help with the recruitment, induction, leadership and...

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Employee Handbook

Employee Handbooks

14th Jul 2020
Business, Employee Engagement, Employee Handbook, Employment Law

Employee Handbook – why have one? To some the employee handbook seems like an unwieldy document that gets dusted off and referred to when things go wrong like insurance policy terms and to others it...

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The KBB Centre, Ipswich

The KBB Centre – Spotlight

12th Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

The KBB Centre The KBB centre is a family run business based in Ipswich, run by brothers Roger and Patrick Peck providing kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms, with over 60 years combined industry knowledge and family...

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Suffolk Pro Help

New members of Suffolk ProHelp

10th Jul 2020
Business, Employment Law, HR Resources, Human Resources, Onboarding Employees, Online HR, Recruitment

Suffolk ProHelp - Why we offered our services Suffolk ProHelp provides professional support and expertise to the voluntary sector and have been doing so since 2001. They have almost 40 member firms and MAD-HR are...

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First Furlough fraud arrest

First Arrest for Suspected Furlough Fraud

10th Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus

Furlough Fraud - Man Arrested in Solihull In the first case of its kind, a man in the Solihull area has been arrested over suspected fraud with regard to the government’s job furlough scheme. The 57-year-old...

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Rishi Sunak Summer Statement: All the Chancellor's spending pledges

Chancellor’s Recovery Measures Announced

8th Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus

Chancellor's Summer Statement Chancellor Rishi Sunak has presented his “summer economic statement” and announced that it will be supporting the UK’s economic recovery, the measures include: introducing a new Job Retention Bonus to encourage firms...

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Spotlight on The Woolpack

The Woolpack – Spotlight

4th Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

The Woolpack The British Beer and Pub Association surveyed its members in May and found that 19,000 of 47,000 pubs believe they will go bankrupt without further Government help. With social distancing at 2m, it...

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Spotlight on The Hudson Group

Hudson Group LLP – Spotlight

2nd Jul 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Spotlight

Hudson Group The Hudson Group has been supporting organisations to promote their brand since 1966. From promotional merchandise and clothing to vehicle graphics, printed materials and signage. A local company, employing 38 people, based on...

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