New COVID19 restrictions

New COVID19 restrictions

New COVID19 restrictions   Following Tuesday’s announcement from the Prime Minister there have been some new COVID19 restrictions enforced which may impact the way that your business is ran. You may need to make the necessary changes to remain compliant to these new rules.   A month ago 1000 people were testing positive for the… Continue reading

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Redundancies continue to skyrocket

Redundancies

Redundancies continue to skyrocket   The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has warned that redundancies could be rise to be double the number the UK saw during the recession back in 2008/2009. It has been estimated that the UK is likely to see around 450,000 redundancies this autumn alone. If this continues to rise at… Continue reading

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Should businesses introduce a four day working week?

Four day working week

Should businesses introduce a four day working week? The furlough scheme introduced by the government is due to end in October. Yet many businesses, especially in the public sector are still suffering, having struggled to adapt or operate during the lockdown. It is also predicted that unemployment could spike. Therefore, many argue that a new… Continue reading

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New funding available to help small and medium businesses recover

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New funding available to help small and medium businesses recover The Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced £20 million in new grants to help get businesses across England get back on track after Coronavirus. This funding is fully funded by the government from the England European Regional Development Fund and due to… Continue reading

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HPC Law Update – August 2020

Employment Tribunal Claims

HPC Law Update – August 2020   Now that businesses have largely re-opened they should have shared their COVID risk assessments with staff before they re-opened.   Despite Government financial aid, businesses have had a difficult time. With trying to come to grips with furlough, risk assessments, reduction in businesses, supply chains closing or reducing… Continue reading

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