The Coronavirus pandemic has had some devastating consequences for businesses. Whilst enterprises have valiantly rose to the challenges posed by ‘the new normal’ and workers have become champions in the juggling act that is home-working, there are sadly some companies left planning for...
Regardless of whether it’s a full national lockdown or a localised one, the impact of these ‘interruptions’ on businesses can be significant and far-reaching.It’s difficult to predict if, and when, further lockdowns will be required, but the Government’s ability to impose local restrictions where there is a...
Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on how we work, socialise, and live our daily lives. With the UK Government reversing their message of working from home (now encouraged wherever possible) it poses issues for Employers to contemplate regarding their staff and their mental health wellbeing.
As an employer you want to look after your people. You understand the value your employees bring to the business, especially in such challenging times. But what happens if staff don’t feel ready to return to the workplace? What options do you have when it comes to getting your business back...
Current levels of business uncertainty are difficult to ignore. As lockdown eases and the furlough system comes to an end, redundancy is the next consideration which many company owners and managers may have to make.
Business owners have often light-heartedly commented on the time they have to spend managing employee holidays. Many a Director or HR manager’s office has an extensive planner on the wall, with a plethora of coloured dots and notes to ensure everyone knows exactly who’s on leave at any given time.
We are in the midst of a fast-changing picture when it comes to overseas travel and the newly announced need to self-isolate upon return from designated countries raises yet more concerns for those who have opted to take a much-needed holiday.
As we all become accustomed to ‘the new normal’ there are a few things which are already very apparent about the world of business, post lockdown.
On the 10th of May Boris Johnson made his announcement regarding a return to the workplace for many employees, especially those for whom working from home was not a real option.
The past month has been a strange one – I’m sure you’d agree! Millions of workers in Britain have been forced to learn a new word, of which has come amid the COVID-19 pandemic, where businesses are rushing to cut costs and save their company. This word is “furlough”.