Guidance on managing coronavirus issues at work

26 October 2020

The risks from Covid-19 are still very much present in the workplace and it is important to remember that employers have a duty of care towards their employees and should take reasonable steps to protect the health and safety of their workforce. This information is being continually checked and updated.

The Job Retention Scheme and Job Support Scheme: what’s the difference?

26 October 2020

On 24 September 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the new Job Support Scheme, aimed at helping businesses retain staff over the coming months and serve as a replacement to the Job Retention (furlough) Scheme. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores key differences between these two schemes below. This article has been updated to incorporate the several changes to the scheme from that which was originally announced.

Government Coronavirus aid for business

26 October 2020

There are a number of schemes that the government is providing to help businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Some schemes are coming to an end, whilst new support is also being introduced. This is a summation of the main schemes that are available.

Job Support Scheme — FAQs

23 October 2020

On 24 September 2020, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced his Winter Economy Plan designed to protect jobs and support businesses over the coming months. As part of the Plan, the Chancellor announced the Job Support Scheme (JSS) which will replace the Job Retention Scheme (JRS).

Getting the most out of virtual learning

20 October 2020

Judith Christian-Carter, individual learning consultant, takes a look at how virtual learning can be used to meet the needs of both learners and organisations in today’s restricted and “lock-downed” environment.

How to become carbon neutral

20 October 2020

Reducing your business’s overall carbon footprint or even becoming carbon neutral is no longer an ambition but a commercial imperative. As Dave Howell reports, your company’s green credentials are now as important as the quality and price of your goods or services to each of your customers.