How new immigration laws may impact

March 19, 2021

Although it seems like Brexit has been occupying our minds for a lifetime, it has finally happened and has brought with it changes to immigration law that businesses need to be aware of...

How ready is your business for Brexit?

January 21, 2021

At one point (pre-2020 we’d guess), we were all just a little bit fatigued by talk of Brexit. Well, it’s actually happened now and due to the pandemic taking all of our attention over the last few months, there’s a possibility that some businesses aren’t completely Brexit-ready...

The steps to take for making redundancies during COVID

December 15, 2020

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...

Helping your business to survive any future lockdowns / local restrictions

November 23, 2020

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...

What are the potential risks/issues with home-working and the Pandemic?

November 4, 2020

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.

What happens when staff members don’t want to return from the office post lockdown?

October 19, 2020

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...

Five possible alternatives to redundancy when you need to cut costs

September 21, 2020

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.

How to handle the dilemma of annual leave during the pandemic

August 24, 2020

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.

Quarantine following an overseas holiday – Do I have to pay an employee?

August 20, 2020

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.

What changes should you expect to see in your business post lockdown?

July 21, 2020

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.