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

Avoiding CJRS Payment Delays

HMRC has now started testing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) portal on a small number of employers ready for the planned full release on 20th April. As a reminder, any employer looking to claim back 80% of furloughed employees pay under CJRS will need to...

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What to Expect from the Next Chancellor Statement

BILS Overhauled Anticipated Following on from yesterday’s email there have been multiple reports today that the Chancellor is expected to overhaul the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (BILS). We wouldn’t ordinarily comment on speculation but we know that...

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Potential Deferring of Salaries

Start conversations with staff regarding potential deferring of salaries There is a possibility the CJRS money may not be paid to employers by end April as originally planned.  If this is the case businesses will need to think about their cash flow and how they are...

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COVID-19 – Daily Update and Director Pay Review

Following on from yesterday’s update, Westminster was quiet again today on the business front, so there are no additional government updates today. Hopefully, by now, you are well on your way with your HR plan, funding solutions and other cash flow improvement...

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HR Strategy / R&D Consultations

Our HR and Tax teams worked over the weekend to ensure our clients were able to plan and start executing their HR/Furlough strategies. If you haven’t already please contact the TC HR team to find out how we can help.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

All employers can apply to HMRC for a grant to pay 80% of the wages of retained staff who are not working (known as “furlough”) up to a maximum of £2,500 per worker per month. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be backdated to 1st March 2020 and will...

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Enhanced Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

If you have a member of staff who has the recognised symptoms of Coronavirus, they and the rest of their household should self-isolate for 14 days. During this period, their absence should be treated as sickness and paid as per your sickness absence policy.

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Round-Up Of The Week

We understand that this week has been an enormous challenge for businesses up and down the country, and we are committed to helping you through this challenging period…

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