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“But I haven’t joined here to clean!”

“But I haven’t joined here to clean!”

The other week we were advising a client whose new employee had walked off and not returned citing that she hadn’t expected to be ask to do any cleaning. It makes me think about what is a reasonable management instruction. When we take a job and see the line in...
The (very) Flexible Furlough Scheme from 1st July

The (very) Flexible Furlough Scheme from 1st July

Late last night (at 9.30 p.m.) the Government updated its guidance on how to claim for wages under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1st July. As we are still in June I am first going to remind you of the actions you need to be aware of before we get to 1st...
Don’t forget to re-enrol workers into your pension scheme

Don’t forget to re-enrol workers into your pension scheme

Every three years you must put certain staff who have left your pension scheme back into it. This is called re-enrolment, sometimes automatic re-enrolment or cyclical re-enrolment. To comply with the requirements of the Pensions Regulator firms must put the staff who...
What’s changing for employment contracts for 2020?

What’s changing for employment contracts for 2020?

From April 2020 the Government has introduced new regulations to require all workers to receive a Written Statement on their first day of employment. Previously the employer had 8 weeks’ to give their new employees a copy of their Written Statement and...
Enough is Enough! Are you being too soft with your team members?

Enough is Enough! Are you being too soft with your team members?

The song lyrics go.. Pack his raincoat show him out; Just look him in the eye and simply shout: Enough is enough I can’t go on, I can’t go on no more no; Enough is enough I want him out, I want him out that door now Enough is enough; Enough is… Well enough...