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30 March 2020

New Financial Support for Businesses – States-Backed Loan Guarantee Scheme

The States of Guernsey has finalised a loan guarantee scheme to enable further financial support…

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27 March 2020

Coronavirus Update – Hardship fund eligibility criteria announced

The States of Guernsey have issued guidance on employees who will be eligible for the…

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27 March 2020

Coronavirus – New Financial Measures for Businesses

Introduction The Policy and Resources Committee have announced a number of comprehensive financial measures to…

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19 March 2020

The Schools are Closed! How to approach employees with parental responsibilities?

Introduction Gavin St Pier has today announced that the schools in the Bailiwick will close with effect…

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17 March 2020

Coronavirus Update: Business Continuity Plans & The People Strategy

Introduction On Monday 16 March 2020, the Director of Public Health issued further advice in…

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16 March 2020

Coronavirus Update: Employees Travelling and Social Distancing

Introduction With the Director of Public Health advising all Guernsey residents that all non-essential travel…

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12 March 2020

Coronavirus – Measures Employers Can Be Taking Right Now!

Introduction With a confirmed case of Coronavirus in Guernsey, the threat of this constantly evolving…

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06 March 2020

Coronavirus – How Focus are Preparing

Coronavirus has hit global headlines in recent weeks, with the World Health Organisation declaring a…

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04 March 2020

How to approach dealing with the Coronavirus!

Coronavirus has hit global headlines in recent weeks, with the World Health Organisation declaring a…

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04 March 2020

Sarah Savident has qualified as a Mental Health First Aider

Sarah Savident, HR Consultant, is proud to have become a qualified Mental Health First Aider.…

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07 February 2020

Breathe HR – Manage People Not Paper: Seminar

The Focus HR team are pleased to inform you that we will be holding an…

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31 January 2020

Training and Development

Employees are a business’s biggest asset. At Focus HR we can provide bespoke and tailored…

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17 December 2019

Discrimination Legislation

With the consultation coming to an end in September 2019, and following a review of…

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17 December 2019

New Parental Rights in Jersey

For clients with offices or employees in Jersey, it is important to be aware of…

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17 December 2019

GP Medical Certificate

In the coming weeks, GP Surgeries and Social Security will be trialling the use of…

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17 December 2019

Minimum Wage Rates

From 1 January 2020 the minimum wage rates will be increasing as follows: Year 2019…

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26 April 2019

A day in the life of Becky Machon – Focus Director

We asked Becky what a typical day is for a successful HR Director. This is…

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11 April 2019

Fast track your way into a career in Risk Management and Compliance!

Risk Management and Compliance professionals are in huge demand with the number of roles and…

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10 October 2018

Rachel Horsepool joins the Focus team

We’re delighted to announce that Rachel Horsepool, 32, has joined our team as HR and…

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