COVID19 – Your Questions Answered.

COVID19 – Your Questions Answered. We understand there is a lot of confusion and panic surrounding COVID19. We have answered some you’re most frequently asked questions to provide some peace of mind and guidance at this time of pandemic. If people self-isolate – do they get paid? If 111 or a Doctor has recommended self-isolation… Continue reading

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‘The Good Work Plan’ Changes – What You NEED To Know.

The Good Work Plan In April every year, there are usually changes to statutory rates of maternity pay, sick pay and adoption pay. However, this April, there will be a number of changes which will have a significant impact on employers and employees.   Change to Contracts of Employment A major change will extend the… Continue reading

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Employment Law Update: Are you ready for ‘Good Work Plan Changes’?

Following the Government’s commissioning of the Independent Taylor Review of Modern Work Practices, the Good Work Plan was developed. This was devised to make changes to employment law and practice to ensure that workers are treated more fairly. As such, there have been a number of recommendations and some major developments   We have given… Continue reading

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CASE STUDY – Employee well-being and Engagement at John West Foods

Employee wellbeing and Engagement at John West Foods   Earlier this month we had a chance to speak with Lisa Yensen, HR Business Partner at John West Foods. Despite its size, John West is a very people-focused organisation, valuing employee wellbeing and engagement, understanding the vital role each employee plays in the success of the… Continue reading

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How will new immigration rules impact upon UK business?

How will new immigration rules impact upon UK business? With the government confirming that there will be no special visas for ‘low-skilled’ workers following Brexit, Employers have been told they will have no option but to adjust to these new stricter regulations and immigration rules by focusing more on employee retention and implementing productivity-boosting technology.… Continue reading

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