Direct Response Employment Services Blog - April 2020

  • Returning to work after Furlough

    Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by Jonny PeglerNo comments

    Whilst at present there are no formal end to the government’s restrictions on work or travel, other countries have started to ease restrictions, so when will the UK government follow suit and what restrictions will be lifted? In addition to this, the Coronavirus job retention scheme is in place until June 30 th 2020, so businesses will be needing to plan to bring employees back to work either ...

  • End of the Swedish derogation Contracts

    Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    What does the removal of the Swedish derogation mean? Abolition of the derogation means that all agency workers will be entitled to pay parity (see below). By no later than 30 April 2020 TWAs must provide workers whose existing contracts contain a Swedish derogation provision with a written statement telling them that with effect from 6 April 2020, those provisions no longer apply. Agency workers ...

  • Remote Working - Top 3 motivational tips.

    Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2020 by Vicky RehmanNo comments

    3 Top Tips to keep you motivated whilst working remotely! With most employees over the past few weeks having to work from home, it has certainly seen a lot of changes in the way we work, interaction with colleagues, clients and customers and the change in how a company has had to operate. In this difficult time, not having our normal routine of getting up and going to the workplace can leave us a ...

  • Coronavirus Update

    Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    Coronavirus Update. In these unprecedented times, we are operating as best we can to keep business going as usual. We are working remotely and will do our utmost to find you staff where possible. We appreciate that many businesses are facing huge financial and staffing challenges, so if we can help utilise staff that are currently not working for you and place them elsewhere, we will do our best. ...

  • Furlough - What does this mean for you?

    Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020 by Vicky RehmanNo comments

    With the uncertainty that is currently surrounding Covid-19, businesses having to close and workers concerned and worried what this means for their job, you have probably heard the word Furlough be used more often than usual and might wonder what it means for you. We have set out a few common questions below and a quick guide to what Furlough is and what it means. What is Furlough and what does ...