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23 Nov 2020

Working from anywhere: The new normal or a chance to reset?

What do you need to know about making remote working work, and is this your chance to press the reset button on your company’s approach? Webinar on Tuesday 1st December 2020, 10-11am In the first episode of this webinar series, Sarah Wilder and Verity Saxon, Employment Law Specialists at mpm legal will be taking you through the key HR issues that you need […]

11 Nov 2020

Furlough extension – (lots of) guidance now issued

After waiting all day yesterday for the full guidance dealing with the extended furlough scheme, this finally went live early yesterday evening. While we didn’t quite feel the need to burn the midnight oil to read all of this, it has been our first job for this morning. Quite a few of our clients have […]

5 Nov 2020

More furlough – now to the end of March 2021!

Rishi Sunak has announced that the furlough scheme will be extended to 31 March 2021. Up to 80% of usual salary will be available for hours not worked, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month, and for the period to 31 January 2021. The percentage may be reviewed for February and March, and (we […]

30 Oct 2020

Over 60% of the UK’s workforce are now remote working, so what do you need to know from a HR perspective?

After the latest message from the Government that office workers should stay at home if they can, coupled with the increasing number of local lockdowns that we are now seeing across the nation, so many employers are reverting to remote working for the foreseeable future. But is it that simple to just ask employees to work from home?…We would love […]

22 Oct 2020

Webinar: Getting ready for the new 2021 immigration rules

Significant changes to the UK’s business immigration processes are happening from 1st January 2021. Our business immigration lawyers Adrienne Hardy and Peter Beisty sat down to discuss these changes and what practical steps your business needs to take now if it wishes to employ workers from the EU from 2021. You can view a recording […]

15 Oct 2020

A Flexible World? Four experts discuss changes to the way we work as a result of the Global Pandemic.

For those of you who missed our Flexible Working Webinar in the summer, you can now watch at your leisure as Sarah Wilder discusses flexible working in the post-Covid world with her special guests Sarah Sen and Faye Towers (HR legends) and Pete Wilder (Real Estate whizz) – a powerhouse of flexible workers!

14 Oct 2020

Getting prepared for big employer immigration changes in 2021: Webinar 20th October 2020, 11am

If you currently employ workers from overseas and you want to continue to do so, then this webinar is for you. Adrienne Hardy and Peter Beisty will walk you through the key points of the new immigration rules, giving you some action points to think about now. We’ll cover: sponsor licences what roles can be covered what the […]

12 Oct 2020

It’s nearly Christmas: are you ready for the new 2021 immigration rules?

I’m sure that, despite the Covid-19 pandemic having dominated the news and our thoughts over the past few months, it will not have passed you by that we are rapidly approaching the end of the year.  No, I’m not about to brag that I have done all my Christmas shopping (I haven’t), but now is […]

7 Oct 2020
2 Oct 2020

Employers face up to £10k fine for failing to prevent workers who should be self-isolating from returning to work

Blink and you might have missed this, but did you know that as of Monday, 28 September 2020, the government introduced new legislation (The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020) imposing a legal obligation on employers to ensure that the staff they know have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with […]