Gender pay gap

Tackling the Gender Pay Gap

13 Apr 2021

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Tackling the Gender Pay Gap  What is the Gender Pay Gap? The gender pay gap is the percentage difference between average hour ...

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employment law update | march 2021

Employment Law Update | March 2021

26 Mar 2021

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Employment Law Update | March 2021 Our expert HR consultant, Lauren Long, provides us with the Employment Law Update | March ...

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health and safety

Health and Safety Update | March 2021

23 Mar 2021

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Health and Safety Update | March 2021  Our Health and Safety Consultant, Colin Jones, provides us with a Health and Safety up ...

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risk assessments

Risk Assessments needed for remote workers

16 Mar 2021

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Risk Assessments needed for remote workers Many companies have now been working from home for over a year. It is both surpris ...

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day 2021

08 Mar 2021

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International Women's Day 2021   It’s International Women’s Day today, and at HPC it is a day we love to celebrate. We l ...

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Budget 2021

Budget 2021 announced by Chancellor

05 Mar 2021

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Budget 2021 announced by Chancellor Measures were announced yesterday by Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, in the Budget 2021. We have ...

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Domestic abuse

Domestic Abuse: Supporting your workforce

26 Feb 2021

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Domestic Abuse: Supporting your workforce In this article, our HR Consultant, Lauren Long, covers Domestic Abuse and how you ...

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employment law update - february

Employment Law Update | February 2021

24 Feb 2021

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Employment Law Update | February 2021 Our HR Consultant, Daniel Meyer-Lopez, provides us with the Employment Law Update | Feb ...

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Workplace Covid19 testing

Rapid workplace Covid19 testing available to ...

24 Feb 2021

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Rapid workplace Covid19 testing available to smaller employers More employers are now eligible to participate in the governme ...

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disciplinary process

The stages of the disciplinary process

15 Feb 2021

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The stages of the disciplinary process If you are having to take disciplinary action against one of your employees it is impo ...

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fire and rehire

'Fire and rehire' tactics have become increas ...

01 Feb 2021

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'Fire and rehire' tactics have become increasingly popular during Covid19 The use of the controversial ‘fire and rehire’ stra ...

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financial wellbeing

Supporting the Financial Wellbeing of your wo ...

26 Jan 2021

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Supporting the Financial Wellbeing of your workforce Our HR Consultant, Lauren Long, discusses financial wellbeing and how em ...

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Employment Law Update - January 2021

Employment Law Update | January 2021

19 Jan 2021

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Employment Law Update | January 2021   Our HR Consultant, Daniel Meyer-Lopez, provides us with the Employment Law Update ...

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ease the return to work

January blues? How to ease the return to work ...

19 Jan 2021

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hpcadmin

January blues? How to ease the return to work in January Are you struggling with the return to work after the festive period? ...

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Outsourced HR

How Outsourced HR can work for your business

13 Jan 2021

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How Outsourced HR can work for your business You may decide that your business needs extra support and that you would benefit ...

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lockdown grants

£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants

05 Jan 2021

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£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has announced £4.6 billion of new lockdown grants. Businesses ...

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Lockdown 3

COVID19 | Lockdown 3

05 Jan 2021

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COVID19 | Lockdown 3 The Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced to the nation yesterday that we will enter Lockdown 3 across ...

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employment law update

Employment Law Update | December 2020

15 Dec 2020

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Employment Law Update | December 2020 Our HR Consultant, Daniel Meyer-Lopez, provides us with an employment law update for De ...

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The Good Work Plan

The Good Work Plan – are you compliant?

14 Dec 2020

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The Good Work Plan – are you compliant? Our HR Assistant, Jack Taylor, discusses the Good Work Plan and the changes that came ...

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furlough

Employment Law Update | November 2020

02 Dec 2020

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Employment Law Update | November 2020 Changes to Notice Pay & Furlough Until 1 December 2020, employers were allowed to c ...

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Employee monitoring

Employee monitoring increases amongst remote ...

02 Dec 2020

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Employee monitoring increases amongst remote workers Employee monitoring has become increasingly popular amongst UK employers ...

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Furlough

Furlough update and changes

17 Nov 2020

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Furlough update and changes There will be some changes to the furlough scheme from 1 December 2020. You will no longer be abl ...

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Difficult conversations

How to manage difficult conversations remotel ...

13 Nov 2020

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How to manage difficult conversations remotely An important part of people management is knowing how to effectively approach ...

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lockdown

Furlough scheme extended as response to new n ...

02 Nov 2020

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Furlough scheme extended as response to new national lockdown Following the government’s announcement over the weekend, from ...

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redundancy process

The key components of a well-managed redundan ...

29 Oct 2020

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The key components of a well-managed redundancy process | By Lauren Long at HPC For business owners and HR professionals alik ...

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employment law update

Employment Law Update | October 2020

29 Oct 2020

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Employment Law Update | October 2020 Just when you thought the pathway was clear…   In last month's employment law updat ...

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Increased financial support

Chancellor announces increased financial supp ...

23 Oct 2020

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Chancellor announces increased financial support for businesses and workers The Chancellor has announced yesterday increased ...

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Motivation

Boost motivation amongst your employees durin ...

21 Oct 2020

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Boost motivation amongst your employees during the pandemic The pandemic has brought about a lack of motivation for some empl ...

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Post-Covid

peopleHUB October - Planning for your Post-Co ...

16 Oct 2020

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We hosted peopleHUB’s most recent webinar 'Planning for your Post-Covid Future' on Wednesday via Zoom. Our MD, Victoria Brown ...

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World Student Day

World Student Day

15 Oct 2020

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World Student Day  It is World Student Day on Thursday 15th October. At High Performance we truly see the value of hands-on l ...

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local Covid Alert Levels

Three-tiered system of local Covid Alert Leve ...

14 Oct 2020

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Three-tiered system of local Covid Alert Levels introduced Following the announcement from the Prime Minister yesterday, a ne ...

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Employment tribunal

Don’t be a statistic – avoid an unwanted Empl ...

12 Oct 2020

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Don’t be a statistic – avoid an unwanted Employment Tribunal claim when making redundancies MD of HPC, Victoria Brown, warns ...

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job retention bonus

CJRS Job Retention Bonus

06 Oct 2020

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CJRS Job Retention Bonus Further information relating to the CJRS Job Retention Bonus has been released. On Friday afternoon, ...

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retrain

59% of Brits are willing to retrain for work

05 Oct 2020

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59% of Brits are willing to retrain for work  Research from the CV-Library has discovered that 59% of Brits have said that th ...

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Furlough

HPC Law – Furlough updates, kick start scheme ...

30 Sep 2020

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HPC Law – Furlough updates, kick start scheme and more   End of Furlough (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) They often s ...

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Working from home

Working from home - HR's Top Tips

28 Sep 2020

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Working from home - HR's Top Tips Here at High Performance Consultancy we offer support for all companies. We can support you ...

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Winter economy plan

Rishi Sunak Announces Winter Economy Plan

25 Sep 2020

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Rishi Sunak Announces Winter Economy Plan The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced yesterday his Winter Economy Plan to the Hou ...

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Can offices remain open

Are offices allowed to remain open?

25 Sep 2020

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Are offices allowed to remain open? The new guidance from the government on working from home has caused confusion amongst em ...

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New COVID19 restrictions

New COVID19 restrictions

24 Sep 2020

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New COVID19 restrictions   Following Tuesday’s announcement from the Prime Minister there have been some new COVID19 res ...

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Redundancies

Redundancies continue to skyrocket

17 Sep 2020

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Redundancies continue to skyrocket   The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) has warned that redundancies could be ri ...

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Four day working week

Should businesses introduce a four day workin ...

10 Sep 2020

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Should businesses introduce a four day working week? The furlough scheme introduced by the government is due to end in Octobe ...

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funding

New funding available to help small and mediu ...

04 Sep 2020

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New funding available to help small and medium businesses recover The Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has a ...

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Employment Tribunal Claims

HPC Law Update – August 2020

28 Aug 2020

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HPC Law Update – August 2020   Now that businesses have largely re-opened they should have shared their COVID risk asses ...

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furlough

To Furlough or not to Furlough: that is the q ...

28 Aug 2020

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To Furlough or not to Furlough: that is the question The furlough/Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), introduced on Apri ...

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burnout

Has the lockdown increased the chances of bur ...

28 Aug 2020

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Has the lockdown increased the chances of burnout? A recent survey found that almost 50% of managers believe that their emplo ...

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14 day post-travel quarantine – Guidance for ...

31 Jul 2020

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14 day post-travel quarantine – Guidance for employers Earlier this month new regulations were put in place under which it is ...

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Sex discrimination in the workplace

30 Jul 2020

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Sex discrimination in the workplace Sex discrimination has continued to be an issue within society and this systematic sex di ...

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HPC Law: Kick Start Scheme & Furlough Changes

17 Jul 2020

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HPC Update – July 2020   Kick start   The Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer recently announced a new ‘ki ...

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What you need to know about the governments C ...

09 Jul 2020

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What you need to know about the governments COVID19 Phase 2 plans.   As you may have seen, Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has o ...

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Black Lives Matter – Now Is The Time To Make ...

29 Jun 2020

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Black Lives Matter – Now Is The Time To Make A Change.   On the 25th of May, there was another case of police brutality ...

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HPC Law: Flexible Furlough & Diversity Inclus ...

26 Jun 2020

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  As usual, this month has been a whirlwind in terms of HR updates and changes. Our legal HR consultant, Daniel Meyer-Lo ...

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How to have the “underperforming” chat with s ...

04 Jun 2020

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How to have the “underperforming” chat with staff.   A realignment conversation is a diplomatic way of telling a staff m ...

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COVID19 Discretionary Grant Fund for Small Bu ...

29 May 2020

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COVID19 Discretionary Grant Fund for Small Businesses. Earlier last week the government announced an additional discretionary ...

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COVID19 | Returning back to work HR FAQs

28 May 2020

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COVID19 | Returning back to work HR FAQs   As businesses start to re-open, businesses will be faced with staffing issues ...

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We’re here to help | Free Workplace Checklist ...

22 May 2020

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We’re here to help | Free Workplace Checklist and Action Plan  We appreciate this is a very difficult time for every business ...

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COVID19 - Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme.

19 May 2020

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We have received further guidance on the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (SSPRS)   The coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay R ...

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Decrypting Boris's Updates | COVID19 Business ...

12 May 2020

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Decrypting Boris's Updates | COVID19 Business Updates   I think like the rest of the nation, you are as confused as us w ...

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HPC Law: COIVD19 Updates, CJRS & Financial Su ...

30 Apr 2020

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HPC Law: COIVD19 Updates, CJRS & Financial Support There has been a number of updates and changes to keep track of this m ...

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cjrs

COVID-19: Extension of CJRS to end of June

20 Apr 2020

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Extension of CJRS to end of June Yesterday evening, further Guidance for Employers was published by HMRC https://bit.ly/3ewlc ...

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YOU still need to get ready for BREXIT

14 Apr 2020

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YOU still need to get ready for BREXIT   From February of this year, details of the UK’S post-Brexit immigration regime ...

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