What you need to know about the governments COVID19 Phase 2 plans.

What you need to know about the governments COVID19 Phase 2 plans.   As you may have seen, Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has outlined his plans on the government will revive the economy following the COVID19 pandemic.   The government is moving into Phase 2 of its three-step plan. The announcement stated a £30bn package to help… Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter – Now Is The Time To Make A Change

Black Lives Matter – Now Is The Time To Make A Change.   On the 25th of May, there was another case of police brutality toward an African American man, George Floyd. He was killed by police officers in Minneapolis due to their suspicions that he used a counterfeit $20 bill in a convenience store. There… Continue reading

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HPC Law: Flexible Furlough & Diversity Inclusion

  As usual, this month has been a whirlwind in terms of HR updates and changes. Our legal HR consultant, Daniel Meyer-Lopez has summarised what your business needs to know to stay contractually, legally and culturally in line.   Furlough update   For employers, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or ‘furlough scheme’ has been… Continue reading

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How to have the “underperforming” chat with staff.

How to have the “underperforming” chat with staff.   A realignment conversation is a diplomatic way of telling a staff member there performance has been under power or dipped over an extended period of time. For many HR advisors, this conversation can be a little awkward to say the least, although delaying this interaction not… Continue reading

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COVID19 Discretionary Grant Fund for Small Businesses.

COVID19 Discretionary Grant Fund for Small Businesses. Earlier last week the government announced an additional discretionary grant fund for small businesses. This grant is aimed to help those businesses which have fallen between the cracks of other grant schemes. This grant mostly targets small businesses with fixed property-related costs who do not qualify for the… Continue reading

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