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19 August 2020
The amount of information published from the Government in response to the coronavirus pandemic, while aiming to be helpful, is overwhelming and it can be difficult to find the right information so Embrace HR provides a summary of key information for employers.
3 August 2020
Embrace HR provides an update on the latest changes to the Furlough scheme, including Flexible Furlough and the Job Retention Bonus.
1 June 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced further changes to the Furlough (or CJRS) Scheme on 29th May which will run to the end of the scheme in October. Here are the key headlines from the changes.
29 May 2020
The Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has seen many changes since it's inception. Here are some key headlines and facts on the scheme.
11 May 2020
The Government’s Guidance around easing lockdown measures and helping people get back to work in the coming weeks has now been released. Here are some of the key pointers businesses may wish to consider for their risk assessments and control measures in specific settings.
1 May 2020
A fantastic tool from the CIPD this Workforce Decision Planning Tree has links to key resources
6 May 2020
With news that the government will be announcing return to work measures as an exit strategy from lockdown over the next few days, talking to Lysha Holmes of Qui Recruitment I share my advice for business owners on what to consider before introducing staff back into work, and how to re-engage furloughed staff - What are the key factors you need to think about?
20 April 2020
Here find a quick link to the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme calculator
18 April 2020
How do you safely and legally furlough employees?
Read on for more details
18 May 2020
We take a look at the very latest available guidance and information around holiday pay for employees on furlourgh
29 April 2020
Useful information at any time but particularly insightful at this time when many of us are working from home - includes a video from Engagement Multiplier (supported by ActionCOACH Bolton and Embrace HR) and my top tips for working from home well.
28 May 2020
Do employers need to pay someone who is off work because of Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
The answer is – it depends. Read on for more information...
What amounts to statutory duties (for Directors) and work whilst on Furlough Leave?
Directors may be able to continue undertaking their statutory duties while furloughed such as filling up their accounts, etc. which would not count as doing work, but what else can they do?
17 April 2020
Emma Morris of Embrace HR talks to Lysha Holmes of Qui Recruitment about how Furlough Leave and the latest Government information affects employers, employees and candidates.
My employee is off work due to childcare issues now the schools are shut - do I have to pay them?
Read on for my advice and guidance on this issue...
On Friday 20th March 2020, the Government announced details about their Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) where the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, told businesses that the Government will reimburse employers for 80% of “furloughed” workers wage costs, to a cap of £2,500 per month.
24 March 2020
Here I answer the most asked questions this week in the current pandemic crisis
What do organisations need to consider regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)? Read on for some important advice & guidance…
14 March 2020
This page includes instructions and a poster you can use in the workplace for handwashing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.