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Holiday & Furlough – What are the rules?

Holiday & Furlough – What are the rules?

We have been asked a few times over the last 2 weeks (since the announcement that the CJRS would be extended) what are the rules relating to holidays and the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will have on holidays taken in November and December 2020. Holidays...
When it’s not working… try a change in direction

When it’s not working… try a change in direction

How many times have you thought to yourself, why is this not working? When you manage a team its easy to find what I call ‘tried and tested’ ways of doing things, whether its asking people to work extra hours, or stop what they are doing to help someone...
Remember the face to face meeting – even if it is virtual.

Remember the face to face meeting – even if it is virtual.

How often have you been asked by someone in HR “did you keep a note of that?” or “is it recorded somewhere?” It’s always a good thing to have records or a paper trail of what happened when, why and who said what. Remember the human memory needs help as life and...
So What Does Work From Home If You Can Mean?

So What Does Work From Home If You Can Mean?

Today we saw Boris Johnson advise us in England that once again, we should work from home if we can. So what does that actually mean? It may be useful for the Government to make statements such as this, but they are vague by nature and can, and do, cause employees and...