Blogs & Articles

Returning to Work 2021


  When it comes to returning to the workplace, all you need to think about is how to get things back to the way they were, right? We were inspired …

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Supreme Court Ruling: Uber Worker Rights


    Over the past few years, the transport app giant Uber have been in and out of Employment Tribunals over the continuously debated rights of their workers.  Recently, after losing …

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Who is responsible for the work group chat?


With businesses across the country flocking to apps like WhatsApp or Slack to continue social work chatter, it’s a very important reality to face that employers can be liable for …

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Extension to Furlough


Soon after the second national lockdown was announced, Chancellor Rishi Sunak stated that there will be ‘significant extra support to protect jobs and livelihoods in every region and nation of …

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Job Support Scheme Update


Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a new scheme to replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) following the prime minister’s most recent announcement, tightening Covid restrictions.   Most UK businesses will be curious about …

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Self Isolation Support Update


    The Government have introduced new measures to support those in self-isolation – specifically those on low income. New legislation will come into force on 28 September 2020, introducing a …

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COVID-19 Update


The Coronavirus update of 7 September 2020 has introduced new guidelines on how we can meet and socialise whilst still protecting ourselves from infection. The rule of 6 is the …

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A HR View on Tennis Accidents


  When things just aren’t going your way and you need to vent your frustrations, can you be held accountable for actions that hurt people, even if this wasn’t your intention? Yes, found officials from the US Open. Recent press coverage …

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Changes to Redundancy


With businesses across the UK ready to make a comeback after the Coronavirus Pandemic, many will seek to streamline their organisational structure to adjust to the new world of business …

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Gallacher Vs. Abellio ScotRail


  Gallacher Vs. Abellio ScotRail   When it comes to dismissing employees, most businesses are motivated to do so by the employee’s capabilities, conduct or circumstances surrounding redundancy. However, there …

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Annual Leave During Furlough


The COVID-19 pandemic has seen organisations all over the country develop their ability to react and adapt to change. However, one fact that has remained consistent throughout all the staff …

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Job Retention Scheme Updates July 2020


Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s recent statement has unveiled a set of measures to protect jobs and rejuvenate the economy in the wake of the Coronavirus lockdown. For the most part, this …

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Coronavirus Update: 24th June 2020


In light of the Government updates on Covid-19, here are some of our FAQ and our advice to help you through the current evolving situation.   What are the main changes …

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June Furlough Update


The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is a rapidly changing system put in place by the government to protect employees from redundancy. We have summarised the changes that will be …

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