Will your business be affected by Sunak’s Summer Statement?

On Wednesday Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, will be delivering a Summer Statement. Labelled by some as a ‘mini Budget’, we are expecting some major announcements that will reveal the Government’s economic strategy to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. As well as t ...
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outsourcing

Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Services for SMEs

Owners of SMEs might find that their teams either lack the time or experience to carry out all the necessary functions of a business, whether this is HR and payroll, IT, or something else. If this is the case, there are a great number of outsourcing services that can be procu ...
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hr checklist

Your Go-To HR Checklist Template

When a member of the HR team decides to leave, it’s vital to get properly prepared for their absence – whether they will be replaced or their work will be absorbed into the rest of the team. Every HR professional has an accumulation of valuable knowledge, that can span ...
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motivating remote employees

Motivating Remote Employees – A Guide to Engaging Your Staff

Remote workers, whether they’ve been working out of the office for a long time or they’re new to it, can quickly feel isolated and disconnected from their teams. If this is the case, it’s likely that the effort they put into their tasks will begin to wane, and they might star ...
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Stress Awareness Month: Your homeworking space

As part of our series for Stress Awareness Month throughout April we are posting a collection of articles offering advice on how we can manage our stress whilst working from home. This is particularly important during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, because prior ...
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gender pay gap

Equal Pay Day – How it looks around the UK

Today is Equal Pay Day, the day that symbolises how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. The day originated in 1996 as a public awareness event to highlight the gap between men’s and women’s wages. Our recent International Women’s Da ...
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COVID-19 and the self-employed: What has Rishi Sunak announced?

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a major package of “new support for the self-employed” to help those in financial need as a result of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. A new “Self-employment Income Support Scheme” was revealed during yesterday’s (26th March 2020) ...
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Statutory Sick Pay is changing in light of coronavirus outbreak

It was announced in last week’s 2020 Budget that Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rules are to be changed temporarily to help workers affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the Government is “extending Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for a ...
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FMP Global Coronavirus Statement

As a valued member of the FMP Global community, we appreciate the trust you place in us to make sure all your critical operational software and services continue. As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation continues to evolve, our thoughts go out to all who have been impacted or ...
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