Understanding the Chancellor’s new Job Support Scheme

The economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses across the UK.  As we enter the winter period, a fresh 6 months of restrictions coincide with the end of […]

Why health and safety training is vital for the workplace

Even before COVID19, there were plenty of good reasons for implementing effective health and safety training. They all still apply at least as much. What’s more, at present all employees […]

Kickstart (Scheme) your recruiting

There is growing evidence that the pandemic has had a particularly negative impact on young people and their career progression. Workers under 25 were more likely to be in roles […]

How to safely return to work post COVID-19

With the UK lockdown restrictions slowly easing to a normality that we’re all used to, the majority of businesses have decided that now is the time to return to the […]

Exploring the world of flexible furloughing

Since our last post on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Government has fleshed out the details of how the Scheme will operate from July onwards.  This blog will dive […]

Furlough and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme explained

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is part of the UK Government’s corona virus (covid-19) economic response. It aims to help businesses keep their employees by offering financial help to cover […]

Returning to work: what employers should know

The Government announced on the 10th May that employees which cannot work home should be encouraged to return to work. Consequently, a new set of guidelines have been issued to […]

5 questions on employee health and safety whilst WFH

Many employees are working from home now, but not everybody has an appropriate work station or home office. In a place of work, it’s the employer’s responsibility to ensure employee […]

Big immigration changes to come in January 2021

The information contained in this blog is for general information only and does not constitute or purport to be comprehensive legal advice. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure […]

What does the new Budget mean for small businesses?

On 11th March 2020, the Government announced its new Budget for the UK. The Budget contained important changes which could affect small businesses, including relief for the coronavirus outbreak and […]

How will coronavirus affect employers and businesses?

Please note the information contained within this blog is correct at the time of writing and is subject to change. Any quoted figures may have changed since publication. Consult a […]

The laws surrounding on-premises security guards

For legal and practical purposes, a security guard is simply a civilian like anybody else. In fact, a more accurate term for their job might be “watch person” because a […]