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Job Support Scheme - Key Facts

As we tweeted last week, the Chancellor has announced a new Job Support Scheme (JSS), which will take over from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) when it closes at the end of October. The stated intention of the JSS is to protect…

Summary of the Latest NQHR HR Club

Narrow Quay HR runs a series of HR Clubs throughout the year and the most recent is summarised in this article. If readers want to sign up to the next session, the link is set out below.  Narrow Quay is an HR consultancy, which is part…

Narrow Quay HR on Remote Performance Management

We discuss some of our top tips for effective remote performance management whilst working at home. In this podcast, we discuss: Reinforcing your organisation's valuesOpen CommunicationRecognition and trustGoal setting and feedbackDevelopment…

Podcast - Narrow Quay HR On Carrying Out Workplace Investigations Whilst Remote Working

We consider the challenges of carrying out a workplace investigation remotely during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In our podcast, we discuss: Planning for a virtual workplace investigationPractical steps to consider What…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update - Key Dates

On Friday 29 May, the Chancellor provided new details about the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which he had announced on 12 May. We already knew that he had listened to industry bodies and was planning to introduce the…

Podcast - Narrow Quay HR On the Practical Issues When Consulting With Employees Remotely

We have appeared on the VWV On the Case podcast, discussing the issues employers face when consulting with employees, who are working remotely. In our podcast, we discuss: • Practical considerations of consultations • …

Webinar - How to Fairly Consult With Staff to Survive a Coronavirus Downturn

Practical Tips on How to Fairly Consult With Staff to Survive a Coronavirus Downturn In this free informal webinar, HR Consultants Caitlin Anniss and Sarah Martin from Narrow Quay HR and Jessica Scott-Dye from VWV will talk you through the…
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Updated Job Retention Scheme Guidance and Treasury Direction

Further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been released by the Government, and the Treasury have issued a Direction setting out the legal basis for the scheme. On 9 April, the Government issued further guidance on the…

Coronavirus - Protecting Employees' Mental Health

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has brought with it uncertainty and unprecedented challenges. Anxiety about the health implications and potential economic effects can be overwhelming. Employees’ health, safety and well-being during this…

Coronavirus - How Can Employers Consult With Staff Effectively?

Employers often need to consult with staff and there may be an increased need to do so given the current pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Employers may need to consult about changing work arrangements, including the Government job retention…