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Can I Make Myself Redundant?

Employment Redundancy The thought of unemployment usually sends a shiver down your spine. But there are some situations where redundancy or job loss is preferred because the workforce needs to be reduced. Can you ever make yourself redundant by choice? Why yes, you can. Whether it is from wanting to change careers or from wanting …

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Do Furloughed Employees Get Paid?

During business slumps and economic recessions, enterprises go into survival mode. They will execute multiple strategies to keep the company thriving amidst financial crises. One way to do just that is to devise cost-saving plans to cut business expenses without compromising the acquired talent and human capital. So instead of laying off employees, firms resort …

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4th and 5th Self-employed Grants

4th and 5th Self-employed Grants

The pandemic, which was initially expected to be nothing more than a week-long lockdown, has now extended for a year, affecting not only the UK but also every country worldwide. Thus, individuals both self-employed and working have suffered severe changes, some losing their jobs and businesses. Therefore, the government has issued aid in instalments given …

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Rise in National Living wage from April 2021

Rise in National Living wage from April 2021

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced last year in his spending review and just this 2021’s spring’s budget the rise of the national minimum wage and the national living wage. According to him, not only will we experience an increase in rates of both the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, but the …

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All the Things You Need to Know About New Business Government Grants

Are you planning to start a business and find yourself stuck at the part where the money is involved? We totally understand. Creating, managing, and growing a business is challenging–not only mentally, but also financially. In this article you will be engaging in new business government grants. However, there are a lot of government grants in …

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Furlough Scheme Extension or Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension

While the spread of COVID-19 has been mostly under control, several high incidence areas remain on lockdown, with still plenty of businesses forced to shut down temporarily. That’s why the government announced the extension of the furlough scheme, also known as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), until December. New Update was recently announced last March 3, 2021 …

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Additional Grants for England Businesses

“No business should be punished for doing the right thing,” says Business Secretary Alok Sharma, as Ministers announced additional business grants of up to £1,500 for businesses affected by localised lockdowns. Resource – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ministers-announce-new-grants-for-businesses-affected-by-local-lockdowns As part of the continuous COVID-19 interventions, localised lockdowns are implemented in high incidence areas. Businesses interrupted by these targeted restrictions …

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Furlough Scheme

5 Things You Need to Know About the Furlough Scheme

As part of the United Kingdom’s response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the government has introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme or the Furlough Scheme. In this initiative, employers will be given government support to continue paying part of the furloughed employees’ salaries until October 31. What Is Furlough? But first, what does the word “furlough” mean? Generally, “furlough” …

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Kickstarter Scheme – Government to Encourage Employing of 16-24-year old on Universal Credit

The new Kickstarter scheme unveiled by Chancellor Rishi Sunak during the summer statement aims to help the employment of workers under 16-24 years old by funding employers with a £2 billion budget. The Kickstarter scheme – the program benefits young workers who are currently under the Universal Credit program, which is a government-funded initiative that helps low-income …

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