Employment News

Flexi-Furlough – Get ready for changes to the Job Retention Scheme
After must speculation in the media last week, the Chancellor did not ask employers to make a 20% contribution to the wages of its furloughed employees’ from August 2020; however, there are some changes to the Job Retention Scheme which employers will need to consider – including the introduction of “flexi-furlough” as Emma O’Connor, Head of Training, reports...
The importance of having a coaching culture in times of uncertainty
Boyes Turner HR Solutions offers coaching because we believe that coaching is a power tool that expands the potential of organisations...
Returning to work – Managing your workforces’ health and safety
As lockdown eases, more employers will be considering how they can safely allow their employees to return to work. Emma O'Connor talks us through how to manage your workforces' health and safety
Government Road Map to lifting lockdown
The Prime Minister announced on Sunday 10 May 2020 that there is to be some partial lifting of the restrictions to the current lockdown. Emma O'Connor and Catrina Flanagan discuss...
Boyes Turner Podcasts – Leading in Times of Uncertainty
In our next podcast Emma O’Connor talks to Developing Talent’s Gary McEwan about how our leaders can engage and motivate their teams and lead through this time of uncertainty.
Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Since the employer’s guidance from HMRC on the Job Retention Scheme was first published on 26 March 2020 it has gone through five revisions, the most recent update being on the 20 April 2020 (the previous revision had only taken place three days previously on 17 April 2020).
COVID-19 European guidance from our friends during this pandemic
We are working with our European friends to being you advice as to what other European governments are doing to support employers, workers and businesses at this time of global pandemic.
Greenfort - Germany: Short-time Work Program
Our International Network Greenfort has written a note about Germany's Short-time work program read more here...
Holidays, Furlough Leave and the Job Retention Scheme
Emma O’Connor of the Employment Group discusses what we know (and don’t) and how employers can navigate their way through the guidance to date.
Updated - Employer Guide to Job Retention Scheme (04 April 2020)
The speed with which the Coronavirus has changed the way we live and work is unprecedented. There is, as a result much we do not know about the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) but it continues to be updated.

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