Sex discrimination in the workplace

Sex discrimination in the workplace Sex discrimination has continued to be an issue within society and this systematic sex discrimination often has a direct effect on those at work. There are often situations where sex discrimination may not necessarily be deliberate, but this discrimination still needs to be addressed. If you know of any issues… Continue reading

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HPC Law: Kick Start Scheme & Furlough Changes

HPC Update – July 2020   Kick start   The Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer recently announced a new ‘kick start’ scheme with a range of financial incentives for businesses which are designed to help businesses re-build and grow now that restrictions have been lifted.   The incentives are as follows:-   £1,000… Continue reading

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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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Entrepreneurs Club | 08/07/20

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Entrepreneurs Club Online With a lot of businesses now planning their return to work or with many having returned already, it’s likely that employers will now be scratching their heads with a new set of questions surrounding performance redundancies and bringing their employees back from furlough. We’ve teamed up with Jon Daves and Alex Barnes… 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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WEBINAR: Breaking down Boris’ updates

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On Friday 12th of June, we are expecting further updates from the government on the future of furlough and the UK’s return to the workplace. The following Wednesday (June 17th) we are hosting a Webinar in which Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC will be breaking down the updates, identifying any implications they may have on your… 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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WEBINAR: Future of Furlough

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WEBINAR: Future of Furlough | 03/06/2020 On Friday, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced details of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), with further updates planned for the 12th of June.   On Wednesday 3rd of June, Lauren Long from the HPC team will be helping you make sense of these updates and helping… 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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