Download expert guidance on the latest developments surrounding COVID-19, and what this means for your business.

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Last updated 20th July 2021

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COVID-19: Latest Announcements, Developments and Implications

As businesses begin to consider post-pandemic operations, and potentially see lockdown provisions soften, what are the essential points to bear in mind?

During this member-only session, expert speaker Amanda Chadwick addresses the latest Coronavirus announcements, considering how this will impact businesses and workers.

E-LEARNING

Published: 12th May 2020

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The Next Steps for Employers Post-Lockdown

In today's stream, our Associate Director - Operations, Paul Holcroft, answers your HR questions on how to manage your company & employee's during the COVID-19 crisis.

Join Paul Holcroft for a live Facebook Q&A every Wednesday at 12pm and get instant answers to your most urgent problems.

FACEBOOK LIVE Q&A

Published: 1st July 2020

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Homeworking Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dynamics of many businesses, meaning that more employees are working from home. You need a policy to allow and communicate this - download our free template and call your advice line to create yours.

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Homeworking Policy

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Find out more about Croner’s upcoming HR & employment law webinars.
Download your e-learning schedule for July 2020.

Webinar & E-Learning Schedule

Croner’s Webinar & E-Learning sessions are free to Croner clients and cover HR and health & safety basics, right through to specialised sessions including relevant legislation and key case law.

AUGUST 2021

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Managing Staff Conduct Post-Lockdown

In HR, case law is the collection of past legal decisions written by courts and tribunals. Case law is often an important factor in employment law judgement, and helps to shape the world of business as we know it.

Following the unprecendented challenges brought by the pandemic, we are now beginning to see the start of new case law surrounding COVID-19 workplace matters.

Join this exclusive webinar for:

  • Managing misconduct remotely
  • How to tackle an increase in bullying
  • New topics of conflict: vaccines & testing
  • Refusing COVID-secure measures
  • Refusing to return to work
  • Conducting a remote dismissal
  • Employee monitoring: pros and cons

Thursday
12th August 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Ensure you’re COVID Secure

Government restrictions have lifted in England. There are still some restrictions in place in other areas of the UK.

Wherever your business is located, the safety of your employees is one of your top priorities. That means you may need to keep certain restrictions in place even if you can lift them. Make sure staff are adequately protected with our risk assessment checklist:

Advice on furlough & government grants

Find out the rules on the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and get a letter to use to gain agreement from your employees to be put on furlough and flexible furlough under the new rules.

Remember, the situation in the UK is changing fast, and we refresh these documents regularly. Always check back in for the latest updates and contact your VIP Advice Line on  0844 561 8133.

Any information provided by Croner in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) has been based on guidance published by the Government on its website (www.gov.uk) which has been updated regularly. The information provided by Croner in relation to eligibility under the CJRS does not amount to ‘advice’ and Croner does not accept any liability or responsibility for the submission or accuracy of information provided to HMRC in support of claims under the CJRS. All claims submitted to HMRC in respect of the CJRS remain the sole responsibility of the employer.

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Guide to flexible furlough under the Job Retention Scheme
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Guide to employee furlough and the Job Retention Scheme
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Letter to agree to
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Letter to agree flexible furlough
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Tuesday 15th December 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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Sample Mental Health Policy

Stress, anxiety, and depression can affect anyone at any point in their life.

Employees should be encouraged to approach their managers if they feel something is affecting their ability to do their job well, and employers should be well-versed in identifying the signs of a mental health issue.

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Plan Ahead for the End of Furlough

With less than 100 days until the Furlough scheme ends, employers must start to think about how you will manage this support finishing. Download our infographic for top tips to prepare for the end of the furlough scheme.

Remember, the situation in the UK is changing fast, and we refresh these documents regularly. Always check back in for the latest updates and contact your VIP Advice Line on  0844 561 8133.

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Guide to flexible furlough under the Job Retention Scheme
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Guide to employee furlough and the Job Retention Scheme
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Preparing for the end of furlough infographic

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