December 2020

Managing employees’ performance is a continuous process, making sure that the performance of employees contributes to the goals of their teams and the business. An engaged employee is someone who takes pride in their job, shows loyalty towards their line manager, team, or company, and goes...

Christmas is a lovely time of the year, even if it does look very different this year. With plenty of distractions, tighter deadlines, and the excitement of a few days off work, many team members need that extra boost in the run up to Christmas. Now,...

This week, Sharon gives us an insight into her role at Cluer HR. What is your full name and title at Cluer HR? Sharon Goodridge – HR Adviser How long have you been working for Cluer HR and why did you want to join? 3 Months. I have previously...

In case it all got lost in the madness of 2020, we’d like to remind all employers of the importance of up to date employment contracts. Towards the end of last year and throughout the first part of this year, we talked about the fact...

We would advise all employers to check if you can claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus. You may be able to use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to claim back employees’ coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). This is because...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) otherwise known as the furlough scheme, will remain open until the 31st March 2021. For claim periods running to January 2021, employees will receive 80% of their usual salary for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500...

There is a fine line between satisfying your customers or clients and standing up for your staff. Showcasing a level-headed decision will help calm both parties and in turn produce the best results. Unhappy customers can damage a brand's reputation however it’s an employer or...

Updated: 29/10/20 using the government website. As we all know the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be coming to an end as of this month leaving many employers and employees worried about the future. To the relief of many, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced on the...