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Coronavirus Lockdown is Beginning to End

Coronavirus Lockdown is Beginning to End

12th May 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Coronavirus Lockdown is Beginning to End As the Government begins to share its plans to ease the lockdown and reopen workplaces, it is clear that leadership, trust and careful planning will play a vital role...

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Top-up to local business grant funds scheme

Local Business Grant Funds Scheme

2nd May 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Top-up to Local Business Grant Funds Scheme Announced 1 May 2020: If you were outside of the scope of the Covid-19 Business Grant funds scheme then the extra funding announced yesterday “could” be good news...

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Online Skills Toolkit Launched

Online Skills Toolkit Launched

28th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Online Skills Toolkit Launched The Department for Education, has launched a new online learning platform – the skills toolkit to build skills in the UK during the Coronavirus outbreak and beyond. With more people expected...

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Bounce Back Loans

Small Businesses Boosted by Bounce Back Loans

28th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Bounce Back Loans On 27th April 2020, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new Bounce back scheme which should be a quicker and easy solution for those in need of smaller loans.  You will recall...

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Harvest recruitment solution

Solution to Address the Need for Seasonal Labour in Agriculture

24th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Solution to Address the Need for Seasonal Labour in Agriculture With the no immediate end to the Pandemic in sight and crops that needs to be harvested, Defra has launched a new website which brings...

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Coronavirus Health and Wellness Guide

Coronavirus – Health and Well-being Guide

24th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Health and Well-being Guide Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important while staying at or working from home because of coronavirus (COVID-19). You may feel bored, frustrated or lonely....

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What financial support is available to you

What Financial Support is Available to You?

23rd Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

What Financial Support is Available to You? With the plethora of support available through the Government as a result of the Convid-19 pandemic - you may now be somewhat confused to know what are your...

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Chancellor Expands Loan Scheme for Large Businesses

Chancellor Expands Loan Scheme for Large Businesses

21st Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Chancellor Expands Loan Scheme for Large Businesses A UK government-backed loan scheme for large businesses affected by coronavirus has been expanded to cover all viable firms, the Chancellor announced today (21st April 2020). Outlining further...

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After Covid-19 Webinar 30th April 2020

Coming Out of Covid-19 Stronger Than Ever?

21st Apr 2020
Business, Change Management, Coronavirus, Human Resources, Leadership

Webinar - After Covid-19 How can you use your time now so that after Covid-19 your business comes out stronger than ever before? Many businesses have battened down the hatches, furloughed team members and are...

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Innovative Firm Package

£1.25 Billion Support Package for Innovative Firms

20th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Leadership

Support for Innovative Firms UK businesses driving innovation and development will be helped through the coronavirus outbreak with a £1.25 billion government support package, the Chancellor announced today (20th April 2020). The package, called the...

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JRS Extension Image

Government Confirms Extension to the JRS Scheme

17th Apr 2020
Business, Coronavirus, Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Human Resources, Leadership, Payroll

Government Confirms Extension to the JRS Scheme Claims were originally permitted for periods to 31 May 2020 but due to the extension of social distancing restrictions for at least a further 3 weeks the Chancellor...

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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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