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Watch Sean McDonough & Lucy Cotterell in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery: Return to Work with Mogers Drewett

As lockdown continues to ease businesses are faced with the new challenge of how to bring teams back into the office safely. Sean and Lucy discuss what businesses need to do to be Covid-safe and how to reassure their teams as they return to work in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery. They cover everything…

How to approach redundancy as the furlough scheme winds down

  As the Government furlough scheme starts to change in preparation for it to end in October, inevitably we will see a rise in redundancies as businesses struggle to recover from lockdown. How employers approach redundancies during a difficult time will be key to avoiding employment tribunal claims in the future. These Q&A’s have been…

Introducing the new Flexible Furlough Scheme

  On Friday 12 June 2020, several of the government guidance documents were updated to provide further detail on part-furlough. Sean McDonough sets out a checklist of the key points employers need to know about the changes that take effect from the 1 July. As businesses start to re-open and restrictions continue to ease from…

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme) Explained

On the 29 of May The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced more details of the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), including bring forward by one month the option to bring furloughed employees back part time. With so much information coming out from the Government at the moment, Employment Partner, Sean McDonough highlights the…

Watch Sean McDonough and Lucy Cotterell in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery video.

Listen to their insight on the current employment and HR issues facing many businesses today. Please get in touch if you need advice at this time we are here to help.

Redundancies during coronavirus

Despite the Government putting in place a series of measures to help businesses retain staff, those with cash flow issues maybe not be able to cover 80% of salaries until reimbursed. For these companies where business has fallen sharply they may have no other than to make staff redundant. These Q&A’s has been designed to…

Changes to Statutory Sick Pay due to Coronavirus

In our latest Q&A, Sean McDonough, discusses the changes to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) and employer obligations during this unprecedented time. What are the changes to SSP? Under new government guidance, SSP will be payable from day 1, not day 4.  We await further guidance on whether this can be backdated to include recent weeks….

Furlough Leave – Your questions answered

It seems that everyone is talking about ‘furlough’ at the moment but for employers understanding the finer detail of what can and can’t be done is adding pressure to an already difficult situation. These Q&A’s has been designed to help employers who will undoubtedly have to make some urgent and difficult decisions in the coming…

Help for employers at this difficult time

As we all pull together in these uncertain times I wanted to get some bullet points out to help employers who will undoubtedly have to make some urgent decisions in the coming days. This note is intended to give employers enough information to start making workforce planning decisions with some clarity and with hopefully, a…

Sending staff home

  We all want and need to do our bit to limit the spread of the Coronavirus and keep vulnerable people safe.  But as the situation changes daily and we have no idea how long this will continue, businesses are not only dealing with the need to reduce staff numbers on site, in order to…