Recent Blog Posts
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – A Quick Update! Looking back to when the government first introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) on the 1st of March, it has been interesting to reflect on the myriad of changes we have seen since that date. When the unprecedented scheme was initially announced, it was envisaged it would help support employers… Read More.
Handling Redundancy in London During COVID-19 There is no escaping the fact that we are now transitioning from the government-backed furlough scheme to the reality of redundancies throughout London and the wider UK: British Airways, the BBC, Marks and Spencer, Arup, OVO Energy, BP, Rolls Royce, HSBC, Accenture, The Restaurant Group, John Lewis, Boots and Burger King are just some… Read More.
Handling the Headlines in London During COVID-19 At the moment, wherever you look, if you are still looking, the news has confirmed and indeed amplified our biggest fears. Here are a selection of employment related headlines concerning job losses written in May, June and July of this year: May: “6 million fear losing their job” June: “millions could lose their… Read More.
Jerry Maguire Had it Right – How to Make the Most Out of Your Recruitment Agency During COVID-19 As we work through 2020, there will be many more candidates seeking work than there are available jobs in London. Here are our top tips for working with your Recruitment Agency during a recessionary period. 1. Jerry Maguire had it right when… Read More.
How to Prepare for Your Video Interview There is good news to share. As we enter August, we are seeing an increasing number of vacancies in London, and with them an increasing number of job interviews – the majority of which are being conducted on-line. Here are our top tips to help you prepare for a successful ZOOM interview: 1.… Read More.
Navigating Unemployment to Gain Employment During COVID-19 If you are reading this and you are currently looking for work in London, this will be a daunting time. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) in the UK has cushioned the immediate jobs shock that would have undoubtedly witnessed millions of jobs lost, however this government support comes to an end on… Read More.
How to cope with increased workload in London offices due to COVID-19 Coronavirus has brought many challenges throughout the last 6 months and with many people furloughed or sadly being made redundant, those left behind to ‘hold fort’ in London offices have been sometimes struggling to keep up. Are you taking on new tasks outside your role, working longer hours… Read More.
Reminder – Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) in the UK which has witnessed millions of people being paid by the government, whilst not being allowed to work, comes to an end on October 31st 2020 – just 3 months from now. From July 1st, employers have been allowed to bring back furloughed… Read More.
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