HR Support

HR Support

Here you will find details about Government measures on new forms of employment support to help protect your employees’ jobs and incomes.

TC Group can help you understand and execute the HR and Furlough strategies available to you, from reducing working hours through to redundancy. We can also help you with all aspects of your HR strategy, including:

  • Managing the SSP process;
  • Advising on self-isolation;
  • Advising on how to conduct return to work interviews;
  • Advising on specific situations in relation to holiday, maternity leave, staff already on long term absence, staff with protected characteristics;
  • Updating contracts to reflect agreed changes;
  • Guidance on furloughing directors;
  • Ongoing advice and support with our dedicated HR team via telephone and email;
  • Overseeing furlough payroll changes – If we manage your payroll we will liaise with our internal payroll team so they can process the correct pay and apply for your grant from HMRC.

If you have any questions or require our support, please don’t hesitate to contact us immediately to learn more.

Updates

Summer Statement 2020: Key Announcements

The Chancellor set out new measures in his Summer Statement today aimed at reviving the economy from its COVID slump. At this early stage, the announcements are characteristically light in detail, but we've summarised the key points below: Furlough The Chancellor...

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New Furlough Scheme & SEISS Update

Following the Chancellor’s announcement that the Furlough Scheme and Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) are to be extended, the Government has now released further details of how these schemes will work. New Furlough Scheme The new scheme commences on 1st...

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Furlough Deadline – Action Needed Now

Action is required today and tomorrow to comply with changes to the furlough scheme if you have not already acted. As previously communicated, the furlough scheme will be closed to new entrants on 30th June. Therefore, in order to be eligible and have a minimum of...

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Changes to Furlough Scheme & SEISS – Action Required

The Chancellor today announced the changes to the Government’s furlough scheme. All furloughed employees will continue to receive a minimum of 80% pay (up to a max of £2500). The changes are staged for August, September and October as follows: Month Government...

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SSP Rebate Scheme

The Government announced yesterday that from the 26th May a new online service as announced at the budget will be available for small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments made to their employees. The scheme will allow employers with...

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COVID-19 Secure Guidelines

As you will be aware the Government have now released their COVID-19 secure guidelines on how employers and employees can work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. There are 8 guides which cover a range of different types of work available here on the Government...

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Furlough Scheme Update & Actions

The Chancellor this afternoon announced changes to the Government’s furlough scheme, extending it in its current form until the end of July, with additional changes being made for August to October. As with previous announcements, today’s was lacking in solid details,...

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Free Return To Work Consultations

With the announcement, yesterday that the lockdown may be easing we thought it would be useful to give you a few points to consider for a return or staged return to the workplace and offer you a free 'Back To Work Consultation' by the HR team at TC Group. The key...

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