COVID19 Job Retention Scheme – What do we know now?

COVID19 Job Retention Scheme – What do we know now?   To date, the guidance on the Government’s COVI19 job retention scheme has been somewhat unclear, with many of us left with unanswered questions. However, the guidance does seem to be providing more clarity as the days go on and an update was published at… Continue reading

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COVID19 – How will School closures impact your Business?

COVID19 – How will School closures impact your Business? It is hard to escape the mixed messages of what to do regarding COVID19. Some experts say to carry on as usual but others advise to begin self-isolation for an illness like a common cold.   Although countries like China and South Korea are beginning to… Continue reading

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How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder).   The temperature is dropping, the daylight hours are diminishing and the icy freeze is descending. With winter now settling in, has your business thought about how seasonal weather changes can affect your employee’s mental health and wellbeing?   A study by the NHS states… Continue reading

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Junior doctor wins court backing for whistleblowing status

__     A Junior doctor has won court backing over his argument that he should have been protected as a whistleblower when raising concerns about staffing levels.   Dr Chris Day brought a claim against Health Education England (HEE) and the Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust, saying he suffered bad treatment after raising his… Continue reading

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Dishonest builder’s ‘CV of lies’ blags top NHS positions

__   A story involving the NHS emerged this week that should have HR departments on the lookout for potential and current staff who could be lying about their qualifications. A builder faked multiple university-level qualifications to land several top NHS jobs. – – Jon Andrewes, from Devon, referred to himself as a Doctor and… Continue reading

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