The Job Retention Bonus

The Job Retention Bonus

New guidance has been released on the Job Retention Bonus which will be worth up to £9 billion.  The Job Retention Bonus is a £1,000 taxable payment to the employer, for each eligible worker that was furloughed and that has been kept continuously employed until 31...

New Coronavirus Regulations

New Coronavirus Regulations

New Regulations came into force at midnight on 28 September in England relating to Coronavirus of which employers will want to be aware of – the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions)(Self-Isolation)(England) Regulations 2020 These set out mandatory periods for...

Work from home if you can…..

Work from home if you can…..

As we know the Government have now announced that those who can work from home should, just as a lot of businesses had started returning to offices.  But how will this work in practice? The guidance that has been published states: “To help contain the virus, office...

FFS! – Flexible Furlough Scheme

FFS! – Flexible Furlough Scheme

As we know changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme were announced a few weeks ago with more detail forthcoming on the 12 June 2020.  As always this was issued late at night on Friday and is probably one of the reasons why the flexible furlough scheme has...

The ‘F’ Word – Furlough

The ‘F’ Word – Furlough

What is flexible furlough? On Friday 29th May 2020 the Chancellor today announced the changes that will be made to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - most of us know this as the furlough scheme.  His announcement can be found here. The key points are: The scheme...

Redundancy – what do you need to consider in an SME?

Redundancy – what do you need to consider in an SME?

Redundancy – what do you need to consider in an SME? Not surprisingly, a large number of my queries are currently related to making redundancies due to the current pandemic.  Some clients are wanting to rush through the process as they are really struggling to stay...

To furlough or not to furlough…..

To furlough or not to furlough…..

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a life changing event for all of us in both personal and work lives. From a personal perspective for me we are not a family that are used to staying at home, we are always out doing something whether it be an activity or visiting friends...

Statutory Pay

Statutory Pay

Yes, it’s that time of year where employees and workers who are paid the National Minimum Wage breathe a sigh of relief as their hourly rate increases and a large amount of business owners have to dig deep to budget for the extra money. The new rates for the National...

Leap Year & Pay

Leap Year & Pay

2020 is leap year – the occasion whereby every 4 years we have an extra day so that we can be synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year.  A year that is not a leap year is called a common year! Lucky us, that means we will be needing to work an extra day...

Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome!

Hello Thanks for coming to my blog page! This is my first post for my new company uneartHReality.  I am thrilled and excited to be writing this post today.  I really hope that you like my new website and that it gives you all of the information that you need but if...

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