Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Businesses can apply for a grant of up to £2,500 a month The Government has announced the scheme to protect jobs during the Covid-19 outbreak.Businesses can apply for a grant of up to £2,500 a month per employee to cover 80% of salary for those retained but not...
Coronavirus Contingency Planning

Coronavirus Contingency Planning

We are now all battling the business effects of the Coronavirus so it’s time to consider options in the event of adverse financial and commercial impacts on the business.Recruitment freezeReview current vacancies being advertised and pull where possible, reducing...
EHRC guidance on sexual harassment

EHRC guidance on sexual harassment

The guidance promotes a preventative approach We are all now accustomed to the #MeToo movement which shone the spotlight on workplace harassment.The Equality and Human Rights Commission have produced a guidance document which places additional responsibility on...
Statutory pay changes 2020

Statutory pay changes 2020

On the 1st April 2020, the national living wage (NLW) and the four national minimum wage (NMW) rates will increase as follows:NLW, which is payable to all workers aged 25 and over, will rise from £8.21 to £8.72 per hourThe Adult rate of the NMW, which is payable to...