The end of furlough

There are now only a few more days until the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – known better to us all as furlough – comes to an end. The scheme has been supporting employers and employees for 18 months now throughout the pandemic, so we thought we’d look back...

Extending lockdown for four more weeks

Well, at least we know and in the end, it didn’t come as too much of a surprise but we had confirmation on Monday night that lockdown restrictions will be in place for four more weeks than expected until 19th July. That’s terrible news for hospitality businesses who...

Something new to make your life easier

With the good news this week that more lockdown restrictions are being lifted and life takes another step towards normality, for business owners and employers the future looks busier than ever. That’s why now feels like the perfect time to officially launch a new...

Coming out of lockdown

There was an important milestone along the path of us coming out of lockdown this week as, on Monday, non-essential retail, hairdressers, gyms, some hospitality and some accommodation providers were able to reopen. There’s been plenty of news coverage of pints being...