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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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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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