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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...

An employee handbook is an essential piece of HR kit to protect your business. It’s important to establish one to ensure both employers and employees know what is expected of them. In addition to this, an employee handbook outlines employment legislation and how to deal...

It’s been just two months since our last award win in the SME news UK Enterprise Awards. We’re now over the moon to be crowned ‘Best HR Consultancy - South Central England’ in the Southern Enterprise Awards, hosted by SME-News! The Southern Enterprise Awards were looking...

Workplace restructures can be difficult for all involved. It’s an action taken by businesses to help change a company's current finances and operations in order to survive and avoid debt. During this consolidation period many jump to redundancy, this isn’t always the case. Redundancy isn’t...

Job dissatisfaction is something that every employer should try to avoid amongst their employees. After all, unhappy workers are unproductive ones and this, ultimately, has adverse effects on the company as a whole. Employees who are dissatisfied within their roles tend to lack motivation, have...

Making redundancies is never an easy decision but unfortunately comes part and parcel with running a business. Redundancy happens when you need to reduce your workforce and is a form of dismissal. Redundancies can come in two different forms; compulsory and non-compulsory and can be...