Employee benefits

Now is the time to check your furlough claims

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) were programmes introduced by HMRC at remarkable speed to help individuals and businesses impacted by...

Recognition most effective way of re-engaging workforce

More recognition would be the most effective way to re-engage the workforce following the coronavirus pandemic according to a survey from engagement software provider Achievers.

Coronavirus school routine costing parents two working days each month

Due to coronavirus safety measures, parents are spending an extra 46 minutes on average every day preparing their children for school according to new research from Vita Health Group.

Taking positive action on ethnicity pay

So far 2020 has been a tumultuous year in which the world of work has transformed. Ironically, it has taken a global pandemic to highlight some key employment issues that have been simmering and push...

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extension requested by MPs

?MPs have asked chancellor Rishi Sunak to consider a targeted extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to avoid mass unemployment.

Ethnicity pay gap reports rise in 2020

The percentage of businesses calculating their ethnicity pay gap data has risen by 18% over the last two years according to a new study from PwC.

National Payroll Week: what HR should know

Payroll has always been a vital element of the workplace, but employers are often guilty of not prioritising its importance.

Lockdown savings make workers reluctant to return to the office

Money saved when working from home has led to 35% of UK workers saying they are reluctant to return to the office post lockdown, according to a survey from Eskenzi PR.

Employee mobility post-lockdown – what do companies need to be aware of?

As many countries have begun relaxing the restrictions imposed due to COVID-19, there’s been an increase in business activity and a tentative opening of borders which has allowed people to enter...

HR needs more autonomy to support employee financial wellbeing

?The majority (88%) of employers have said that upper management could do more to promote the financial wellbeing of their employees, and HR’s autonomy to act on the issue could be the answer.

Managing your people effectively in the post-pandemic era

The coronavirus lockdown has forced millions of employees to adapt to socially distanced working arrangements and working remotely - a trend many expect to continue well after the pandemic subsides.

UK's top family-friendly employers named for 2020

Working Families has announced its annual list of family-friendly employers in the UK.

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