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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Promoting from within
    Recruiting a junior member of staff can cost £4,000 and there’s always a risk it won’t work out. Internal promotions can be an appealing alternative but what steps do you need to take to increase the chances of it working out?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - New rules on reclaiming statutory sick pay
    Under new regulations which came into force on 26 May 2020, some businesses may reclaim statutory sick pay costs (SSP) from HMRC in certain coronavirus-related circumstances. Which businesses are eligible and what SSP costs can be reclaimed?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - HMRC clarifies position on SSP
    HMRC clarifies position on SSP..Recent guidance. At the beginning of April HMRC issued guidance on how to apply the change in the rules for working out statutory sick pay (SSP) for employees affected by coronavirus (see The next step ). This triggered further questions about the SSP position for employees who are absent from work because they are “shielding”. Shielding workers. Employees who are shielding on or after 16 April 2020 who have received a letter from the NHS or their GP telling them to stay...
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Q&A - furlough and family friendly leave
    Q&A - furlough and family friendly leave..Q. If a furloughed worker is planning to take any type of family friendly leave, e.g. maternity, paternity, shared parental or adoption leave, should we calculate their equivalent statutory pay by using their full normal salary or the amount of furlough pay that they’ve been receiving, i.e. 80% of their normal salary? A. Entitlement to statutory maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption pay are all calculated using the worker’s average earnings over...
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Do you have to agree to a sabbatical?
    With time at home during the lockdown, more workers are thinking about sabbaticals, either to travel (later), study, work in another sector or simply have a rest. What is the law on these sabbaticals and could there actually be some benefits for you in agreeing to a request?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - While some are furloughed, others work
    A non-furloughed employee has complained that they are working really hard for you during the coronavirus pandemic whilst a furloughed colleague sits at home doing nothing and receiving 80% of their salary. How should you respond?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Can directors take furlough leave?
    Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, businesses may place eligible employees on furlough leave. Is this available to directors too and could you add your spouse, a partner or relative to the payroll so they can benefit from it?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Calculating holiday pay for new hires
    Calculating holiday pay for new hires..Q. We understand that from 6 April 2020 we’ll have to calculate holiday pay using a rolling 52-week reference period rather than the current twelve-week reference period for staff who have fluctuating pay. What happens where a new hire doesn’t have 52 weeks’ service? A. For new hires who haven’t yet worked 52 weeks, holiday pay calculations are based on the total number of pay weeks which are available. These are known as “successful pay weeks”. Any weeks...
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  • 600+ Business Solutions - Protecting your business from coronavirus
    The news is full of the financial impact of coronavirus on big companies and the financial markets. But how can smaller businesses like yours prepare for the worst, especially if you’re already feeling the pinch?
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  • Tips & Advice You & Your Business - Use online resources to find the right staff in 2020
    These days information technology plays an important role in most things including recruitment. We’ve rounded up details of some of the latest award-winning sites. How can they help you find the best staff for your business?
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