Amendments to the Job Support Scheme (JSS) aim to support businesses in need of more financial aid but HR professionals aren’t so sure it will go far enough.Boardroom Employee benefits Recruitment
Keeping your employees fed - in the office, on the road or working from home - is about more than just their wellbeing as Michael Stewart, head of HR EMEA at Uber for Business explains
The current recession - brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic - has created increasing financial uncertainty for many people who are now facing an unpredictable job market and pressure on their personal finances.
That the onset of the current pandemic has pushed the flexible working agenda centre stage is undeniable. Many, many more people have been supported by their employer to work remotely, and those working remotely have in many cases been supported to flex their hours, particularly parents affected by schools and childcare settings closing.
It’s sometimes said that being a single mother may be twice the work and twice the stress, but it’s also twice the love. The economic and somewhat less saccharine version of that might be that it is twice the care and half the career, for one-eighth the pension.
Payroll has come into its own in the past six months. There has never been a greater focus on the importance of having solid payroll than during this pandemic.
Putting staff wellbeing first is central to retaining and attracting employees as businesses emerge from disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Gallagher.
Yesterday the UK government confirmed its three-tier lockdown rule to protect the public from coronavirus.
The UK’s Job Support Scheme (JSS) and Job Retention Bonus (JRB) will save an estimated 230,000 jobs out of a possible two million according to think tank IPPR.
Employers have a part to play in financial wellbeing and education but are generally unsure of what steps to take to deliver this.