Furlough update and changes

Furlough

Furlough update and changes There will be some changes to the furlough scheme from 1 December 2020. You will no longer be able to claim for furlough for notice periods of your employees.   Redundancies If you are having to make redundancies you must do so in accordance with the normal rules. You need to give… Continue reading

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How to manage difficult conversations remotely

Difficult conversations

How to manage difficult conversations remotely An important part of people management is knowing how to effectively approach and hold difficult conversations with your employees. Difficult conversations can come about for a number of reasons. They could be in relation to mental health, performance, redundancies/restructuring etc. Employers should not shy away from these types of… Continue reading

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Furlough scheme extended as response to new national lockdown

lockdown

Furlough scheme extended as response to new national lockdown Following the government’s announcement over the weekend, from November 5th, there will be another national lockdown across England. Along with this announcement, there has also been further support provided for businesses. What does this mean for you and your business?   The relevant local covid alert… Continue reading

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The key components of a well-managed redundancy process

redundancy process

The key components of a well-managed redundancy process | By Lauren Long at HPC For business owners and HR professionals alike, the redundancy process is the one aspect of people management that we would avoid if we could. However, the fall out of the pandemic has left many companies revising their HR and business strategies… Continue reading

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Employment Law Update | October 2020

employment law update

Employment Law Update | October 2020 Just when you thought the pathway was clear…   In last month’s employment law update, we discussed the new Job Support Scheme (JSS). Just as you may have ‘got your head around’ it, the scheme been updated and extended.   The updated Scheme   So now, employees can return… Continue reading

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