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Mental health problems are on the rise due to working from home – spot the signs to help your employees

Mental health problems are on the rise due to working from home – spot the signs to help your employees

Posted on: 25 Nov 2020 by: Demos HR Solutions

A recent survey by Nuffield Health has indicated that 80% of people working from home due to a Coronavirus lockdown have said it's had a negative impact on their mental health.

Tags: employee wellbeing, mental health, coronavirus, working from home,


If redundancy is your only option – here are our top tips on doing the right thing

If redundancy is your only option – here are our top tips on doing the right thing

Posted on: 22 Sep 2020 by: Demos HR Solutions

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is ending in just 6 weeks on 31st October 2020. Whilst unfortunately redundancy may be the only option left for companies, it is essential that the correct processes are followed in order to avoid potentially costly tribunals.

Tags: redundancy, coronavirus job retention scheme, furlough,


Employment Law Updates April 2020

Employment Law Updates April 2020

Posted on: 30 Jun 2020 by: Demos HR Solutions

There are a number of legislative updates that came into effect on 1st April which need to be adhered to by employers.


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme update and gradual withdrawal

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme update and gradual withdrawal

Posted on: 1 Jun 2020 by: Demos HR Solutions

Further to the Government's announcement on 12th May extending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has provided further details on the gradual withdrawal of the scheme from 1st August.

Tags: Coronavirus, Job Retention Scheme,


Covid-19 employer HR update - Job Retention Scheme and holiday pay

Covid-19 employer HR update - Job Retention Scheme and holiday pay

Posted on: 15 May 2020 by: Demos HR Solutions

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended and there has been further guidance on employers being allowed to ‘require furloughed workers to take annual leave’. Also once lockdown is lifted, CIPD urges employers to consider these 3 tests before allowing staff back to work.

Tags: covid-19, Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, annual leave, HR, return-to-work, risk assessment,


The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Portal is now live

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Portal is now live

Posted on: 21 Apr 2020 by: Demos HR Solutions

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme went live yesterday, with businesses able to claim up to £2,500 per month per employee towards furloughed staff wages.

Tags: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme,