Job support scheme

Job support scheme

The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to help keep their employees attached to the workforce. The scheme will open on 1 November 2020 and run for 6 months. The...
Running effective meetings – virtually

Running effective meetings – virtually

Over the course of the past few months, we have all had to adapt to working remotely Despite lockdown restrictions, many businesses have found ways to move their operations online, with all staff working remotely. This has given rise to an increased volume of virtual...
Creating an effective reward strategy

Creating an effective reward strategy

In the current challenging trading environment, many firms are asking more and more of their team. As such, having an effective reward strategy has never been more important. COVID-19 has tested every business and challenged all of us to come up with new ways of...
Can soft skills be taught?

Can soft skills be taught?

A positive attitude, a strong work ethic, an innovative mindset, being a team player – are just as important to employers as practical skills and academic background. It is important to have teams of people who have the hard skills to do a job – i.e. they’re...