Chancellor announces increased financial support for businesses and workers

Increased financial support

Chancellor announces increased financial support for businesses and workers The Chancellor has announced yesterday increased financial support for businesses and workers. This is a response to further areas moving into higher alert levels across the country. Previous to this, the Chancellor announced his Winter Economy Plan late last month explaining the new measures that were… Continue reading

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Boost motivation amongst your employees during the pandemic

Motivation

Boost motivation amongst your employees during the pandemic The pandemic has brought about a lack of motivation for some employees – especially amongst younger staff. The pandemic has created drastic changes in an employees working environment. This change could be a reduced office capacity, remote working or flexible working. Lack of motivation can directly impact… Continue reading

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peopleHUB October – Planning for your Post-Covid future

Post-Covid

We hosted peopleHUB’s most recent webinar ‘Planning for your Post-Covid Future’ on Wednesday via Zoom. Our MD, Victoria Brown and HR Consultant, Lauren Long were our panel of HR experts this week. They answered a number of questions surrounding the topic of recovery and planning for your Post-Covid future. There were many great discussions on… Continue reading

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World Student Day

World Student Day

World Student Day  It is World Student Day on Thursday 15th October. At High Performance we truly see the value of hands-on learning. This September we welcomed the newest member to the HPC Sales and Marketing team, Maisie Ford. Maisie is joining us on her placement year ahead of her final year studying Marketing at LJMU.… Continue reading

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Three-tiered system of local Covid Alert Levels introduced

local Covid Alert Levels

Three-tiered system of local Covid Alert Levels introduced Following the announcement from the Prime Minister yesterday, a new three-tiered system of local Covid Alert Levels has been introduced. This has been put in place as a response to the rising coronavirus cases across the country. The approach will see different parts of the country placed… Continue reading

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Don’t be a statistic – avoid an unwanted Employment Tribunal claim when making redundancies

Employment tribunal

Don’t be a statistic – avoid an unwanted Employment Tribunal claim when making redundancies MD of HPC, Victoria Brown, warns Employers to ensure they follow the correct processes when making redundancies to avoid unwanted Employment Tribunal claims.   With the end of the current job retention scheme looming and an overcomplicated, inadequate job support scheme,… Continue reading

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CJRS Job Retention Bonus

job retention bonus

CJRS Job Retention Bonus Further information relating to the CJRS Job Retention Bonus has been released. On Friday afternoon, the Treasury issued a Treasury Direction providing further details relating to the bonus.   The scheme is available from February 2021 (further details of how to claim are to be released in January 2021). Here is… Continue reading

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59% of Brits are willing to retrain for work

retrain

59% of Brits are willing to retrain for work  Research from the CV-Library has discovered that 59% of Brits have said that they would be willing to retrain in a new line of work.   Reasons for wanting to retrain: To make themselves more employable (51.8%) They can’t find a job (32.4%) They want better… Continue reading

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HPC Law – Furlough updates, kick start scheme and more

Furlough

HPC Law – Furlough updates, kick start scheme and more   End of Furlough (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) They often say that as one door closes another one opens. This could be said of the CJRS (furlough scheme). The new door is the new Job Support Scheme which is as follows:   The scheme will… Continue reading

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Working from home – HR’s Top Tips

Working from home

Working from home – HR’s Top Tips Here at High Performance Consultancy we offer support for all companies. We can support your business with advice regarding the new measures which the government have put in place, including working from home. This will confirm that you have knowledge on the correct measures to take and ensure… Continue reading

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