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08 December 2020

Discrimination Legislation Update – Employment Relations and Tribunal Service Update

Improvements to the Employment Relations Service and Employment and Discrimination Tribunal are set to commence…

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08 December 2020

Jersey Covid-19 Update: Managing Change and Potential Redundancies

Whilst we continue to weather the storm and the impacts of Covid-19 across our communities,…

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08 December 2020

Jersey Covid-19 Update: Employer Considerations on Latest Restrictions

Updated guidance continues to unfold in relation to the Jersey government’s reaction to managing the…

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08 December 2020

Jersey Family Friendly Rights – Parental Allowance Update

Parental Allowance – Jersey Jersey saw the introduction of its Family Friendly policy earlier this…

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08 December 2020

New Powers for The Guernsey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal

The powers of the Employment and Discrimination Tribunal (‘The Tribunal’) have been enhanced as of…

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07 December 2020

Focus On…HR Training Success

Following many months of planning and preparation, Focus HR launched its professional training program in…

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01 December 2020

Minimum Wage Rates 2021

The minimum wage for 2021 has been approved by the States of Guernsey and will…

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09 October 2020

Holiday Havoc in the year of Covid-19

As we head towards the end of the year thoughts may turn to 2020 holiday…

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09 October 2020

World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2020

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall aim…

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09 September 2020

Reasonable Adjustments: Employer Considerations

Focus HR Solutions has been joined by Guernsey Employment Trust and we invite you/our clients…

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17 August 2020

Data Protection – New Registration Requirements

From January 2021 all local organisations/businesses/sole-traders (and all other entities established in the Bailiwick) who…

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17 August 2020

Testing, Testing….The Value of Testing Skills in the Workplace

Tests have become an important part of the recruitment selection process and can also benefit…

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17 August 2020

PRISM – Understanding Human Behaviour in the Workplace

The casual approach to analysing behaviour in the workplace is a thing of the past.…

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17 August 2020

Remote Working and Flexible Working Requests – Are we likely to see a rise?

The Covid-19 pandemic led to a number of practices, previously considered as nice to have,…

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17 August 2020

Discrimination Legislation Update

Introduction  The headlines in 2020 have been dominated with the COVID-19 pandemic but there was…

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12 August 2020

A Day in the Life of – Katie Bellingham, Director, Mother, Habitual Coffee Drinker!

With two little people in the house, like it or not my day starts soon…

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07 August 2020

Parental Leave & Breastfeeding

With the new Parental Leave scheme in Jersey becoming effective from 28 June 2020, and…

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19 June 2020

Focus HR Covid-19 Survey – Lessons Learned and the Future

The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent measures taken by the States of Guernsey to safeguard the…

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22 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness – Stress & Self Care

Introduction As we near the end of Mental Health Week, we thought it would be…

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20 April 2020

Coronavirus & the Employment Relationship – FAQs

Introduction The COVID-19 outbreak has brought about widespread disruption and change for Companies, making them…

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17 April 2020

The Challenges of Home Working & Employee Wellbeing

As we head into our fifth week of lockdown with a large percentage of the…

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16 April 2020

Updated Coronavirus – New Financial Measures for Businesses

Updated – 15 April 2020 Introduction The Policy and Resources Committee have announced a number…

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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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