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Health and Wellbeing

Come back stronger

Staying happy, healthy and resilient during lockdown

As we plunge into the colder, darker months and adjust to another state of isolation, we must prioritise self-care and remain vigilant with regards to taking care of our mental health.

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The benefits of training and development during furlough

Reduced staff means reduced productivity, which may result in a lack of skills in critical business areas with inadequate funds to support recruitment to fill the gaps. This is where skills training is critical to the current strategy of SMEs, because it allows employers to redeploy employees at risk of redundancy, with mutual benefit to both the business and the individual.

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Furlough FAQs

In response to the new and updates guidelines for the current furlough scheme, we have put together a list of frequently asked questions to help employers and employees understand their rights to claim and to unpick some of the grey areas that may be cause for confusion.