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No more soldering on – presenteeism in the spotlight

Two game changes for HR as a result of Covid 19, IT IS possible for large sections of the workforce to work from home and absence management needs to change from getting people to attend work to getting people not to attend work.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 4 January 2021

Is employment law fit for purpose, post Covid-19?

Dr Simon Fox, Head of Law at Solent University: “What can we do? How should we do it? What can we learn? To answer these questions you will need legal guidance. This white paper is here to provide just such guidance.”

Article by: Paris Smith solicitors | Published: 4 January 2021

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Guide to navigating the Off-Payroll legislation

April 06th 2021 is an important date in next year’s calendar. It is when the Off-Payroll legislation comes into effect in the private sector and the responsibility for assessing a contractor’s employment status switches to the hirer.  Firms that engage limited company contractors should start preparing now to help ensure smooth and proper implementation.

Article by: Dave Chaplin, CEO - IR35 Shield | Published: 4 January 2021

The seven theme framework for 2021 and beyond

During 100 days of lockdown between March and June 2020, I had remarkable access to 28 global business leaders as they dealt with the pandemic. I captured their real time insights on coping with the crisis and how the world will change because of it.

Article by: Atholl Duncan, Chair - Black Isle Group & author of Leaders in Lockdown | Published: 4 January 2021


Top tips on talent as job restlessness spikes

New findings show COVID-19 has forced one in four (25%) to think about a career change, with the same number planning on acting on this and looking for a new job in the new year.

Article by: Neena Jivraj Stevenson, Chief Culture Officer - Point A Hotels | Published: 4 January 2021

What 2020 taught us. Where 2021 is taking us.

Laura Baldwin, president at O’Reilly, takes a look back at 2020 and discusses the tremendous impact it will have on business decisions, leadership, keeping pace with technology, and the rise of AI democratisation throughout 2021.

Article by: Laura Baldwin, President - O’Reilly | Published: 4 January 2021

Why should you give employees a stake in your business?

Dave Paterson, a Partner in the Corporate team at Blacks Solicitors, discusses why business owners should consider offering their employees a stake in their business through a fair and viable Share Scheme and the benefits that will be returned, particularly as we continue to feel the effects of COVID-19.

Article by: Dave Paterson, Partner in the Corporate Law Team - Blacks Solicitors | Published: 4 January 2021

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Trial by sherry – the perils of the corporate social event

The first black punk in Hull was how the former lead singer of the Fine Young Cannibals described himself in a resent interview. He said he had more in common with the other working class lads from his housing estate than the posh lads running the music business. Class trumps race in the discrimination stakes.

Article by: Blair McPherson - former Director, Author and Blogger | Published: 2 January 2021