How to engage, motivate and manage employees in difficult times: An interview with Sarah Torres-Ferrick

April 27, 2020 by alison

In this episode of the Podcast I interview Sarah Torres-Ferrick about strategies for managing staff during the current unusual working environment created by the coronavirus pandemic. About Sarah Sarah is a human resources officer and creator of the FUN Feedback Framework. For over a decade Sarah has worked with executives at government agencies on growing […]

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Job Retention / Furlough Scheme Essential Round Up & Update For Employers

April 14, 2020 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I cover the recent updated guidance about the job retention / furlough scheme following the publishing of an update from HMRC late on the 9th April 2020. Also including a summary of the scheme, the three key stages of the furlough process that employers should consider and my thoughts […]

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Job Retention / Furlough Scheme: Part 2

March 28, 2020 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I cover further detail about the job retention / furlough scheme following the publishing of guidance from HMRC late on the 26th March 2020. In this episode I will cover: The qualifying date an employee needs to have been working for you and on your payroll in order to […]

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Job Retention / Furlough Scheme: Part 1

March 27, 2020 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I cover the key points about the job retention / furlough scheme that were known as of Thursday 26th March. Further details have been released since this episode was recorded and will be followed with a Part 2 episode with more information. In this episode I will cover: What […]

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Lay-off & Short-Time Working: Options for Employers

March 10, 2020 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I cover lay-off and short-time working as possible options for employers in uncertain times. In this episode I will cover: What is lay-off and short-time working? In what circumstances can you use lay-off and/or short-time working. What guarantee pay is. When an employee can apply for a redundancy payment. […]

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Coronavirus: Guidance for Employers

March 10, 2020 by alison

In this episode of the podcast I cover up to date key information for employers to consider. Correct as at 09/03/2020. In this episode I will cover: .What if the Employee returns from holiday in an affected area but has no symptoms or obvious exposure? What if the employee has possible exposure from someone who […]

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