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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 Services - Considerations when working with HR firms

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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MAD-HR reach SME National Business Awards

MAD-HR reaches new heights at National Business Finals for ‘High Growth’.

17th Dec 2019
MAD-HR News

The team at MAD-HR were delighted to have been recognised at last week’s prestigious National SME Awards at Wembley, in the High Growth category. Whilst we did not take the top spot on this occasion,...

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Automatically Unfair Dismissal – Know The Facts

8th Nov 2019
Employment Law, Human Resources

In most cases an employee needs to have two years’ continuous employment in order to make a claim for unfair dismissal. However, in certain cases no qualifying period of employment is necessary. Not only that,...

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Why would anyone want to work for you and your business?

29th Oct 2019
Employee Engagement, Human Resources, Leadership, Recruitment, Training

As an employer, it’s inevitable that you might often find yourself wondering whether you risk losing a member of staff to a larger, wealthier, trendier or more conveniently located competitor. But is such paranoia simply...

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Carole Burman of MAD-HR presents the Elmer Parade fund with their cheque

MAD-HR present St Elizabeth’s Hospice with their fundraising towards the Elmer Parade

15th Oct 2019
MAD-HR News

This summer saw the arrival of an extremely colourful herd of elephants to the town of Ipswich. Referred to as the ‘Elmer Parade’, the display which was made up of 56 large elephants and ran...

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MAD-HR present ActivGardens with money raised at Suffolk Chamber Prestige Dinner

8th Oct 2019
MAD-HR News

On 3rd October 2019, MAD-HR Director Charlotte Bate attended the ActivLives AGM to present them with a donation of £805 to their ActivGardens project. ActivLives is a charity which operates across Suffolk to help people...

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MAD-HR raise over £1,600 for charity

26th Sep 2019
Events

MAD-HR help to raise over £1,600 for charity at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce Prestige Dinner We had a fabulous evening at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce ‘Prestige Dinner’ last Thursday at Trinity Park, with...

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We’re up for a national award!

31st Aug 2019
Business, Human Resources, MAD-HR News

National SME Awards Nomination Recognition comes in all sorts of forms for a business. In our case, at MAD-HR, there’s something hugely validating about the calls, letters (yes, we still receive them!) and emails from...

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MAD-HR discusses the impact of the Taylor Review

23rd Aug 2019
Employment Law, Human Resources

Following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, the Government commissioned an Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy. The audit, named the 'Taylor Review' was undertaken by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of...

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5 Tips on Giving Memorable Presentations

11th Jul 2019
Business, Leadership, Networking, Training

Want to know how to make memorable presentations? We asked our senior consultants and training experts for their top tips to help you deliver a presentation that will really stand out. Whether it's for training,...

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I found Carole to be the absolute source for all things HR. Requests for help were dealt with quickly, efficiently and with the utmost professionalism. Totally company focused and extremely confidential in her actions, practising modern thinking along the way.