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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...
She was eating a dead leaf!

She was eating a dead leaf!

Sometimes I get five minutes to myself. If I do the place I want to be is in my garden watching my two bunnies, Dyson (he hoovers up the food) and his bunny wife Truffle. I had one of those 5 minutes this afternoon and me and my coffee sat in the garden watching the...
The malicious complaint to Ofsted by a staff member

The malicious complaint to Ofsted by a staff member

It can be very stressful being an Owner/Manager of a Early Years’ setting. Rarely is it more stressful than when you learn from Ofsted that a staff member has made a malicious complaint about you to them. This is incredibly common. When someone wants someone to...