Updated: Lockdown 2.0, Furlough, and Fines!

UPDATE! As per yesterday’s announcement by the chancellor, the CJRS has now been extended to 31 March. Until at least January the government will pay 80% of employees’ unworked hours. Full guidance will be published on Tuesday and we will provide a summary as soon as that has happened. The Job Support Scheme and the Job Retention Bonus have now both been postponed indefinitely. Original Blog: Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on 31 October, England will go into a national lockdown starting…

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Covid-19 is not a free-for-all when it comes to redundancies…

While there is no question that a lot of businesses are severely impacted by the pandemic and face difficult choices about their workforce, it is becoming more and more obvious that there are companies assuming the situation enables them to by-pass or fully ignore legislation around redundancies and dismissal. Newsflash: It doesn’t. Tiger HR and Tiger Law have seen a large increase in enquiries from employees who have been made redundant or simply dismissed “because of Covid”. So far, the documents we have…

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Why don’t we step in sooner?

Why don’t we step in sooner? Stepping in sooner   Picture the scene – you’re a manager running a busy team. But one team member isn’t pulling their weight. They used to be a great performer, but you have noticed small frustrations creeping in – their time keeping has slipped, they don’t volunteer for work the way they used to, and they just seem to have withdrawn from the rest of the team. None of the issues on their own are hugely problematic,…

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Remote Working & HR: Thinking out of the box

Remote Working & HR Thinking out of the box Lots of us work remotely on an informal basis these days. There are plenty of practical, financial and even health advantages for a business and for everyone concerned. For small companies and start ups, it can mean that you can employ more people, far more flexibly and much earlier than if you had to provide office space and technology for them. But you do need to get the HR right. The amount of hours…

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Disciplinary Matters: A Basic Guide for Employers

Dealing with disciplinary issues with your staff ranks pretty low in the chart of Great Things About Running a Business. Wise employers call in professional help quickly when something comes up with an employee that needs confronting and you feel that you are likely to take some action beyond a quiet chat. The consequences of getting it wrong are too great a risk. But even if you call in qualified HR & legal help you need to know how to handle…

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Planning for Pressure

No matter size or type of business, whether you're on the up, cruising fairly steadily or skidding through a rough patch, stress is going to be a factor wherever human beings are involved. And never more so than when you're in an all-hands-on-deck situation to cope with a rush of business or deal with some kind of crisis. The point about stress for employers and managers is how you manage it, there are few more defining qualities for a leader…

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Love in the workplace: an HR issue?

Love in the Workplace: is it an HR issue? How many people do you know met their life partners at work? Most of us can think of one or two couples, it's not an uncommon situation. But is it an HR issue? What are the potential impacts on a business when two colleagues get romantic? How should an employer deal with the situation? Is it in fact, any of your business as an employer? We think it is but how you approach it…

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Employee Mental Health: How to make a difference

The first signs that a person's mental wellbeing is taking a hit of some sort can easily come at work. How their employer responds and the decisions they make about managing them can make all the difference for them, their family and their future. Read our guide to improving outcomes and making a difference for your employees and your business as a whole. As an employer or HR manager you are very much in the front line when it comes…

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