Category: Recent Blogs

30
Apr2020

The End of the Beginning

Margery has put together some reflections following our latest Webinar to help you in thinking of the best strategies you can implement which encourages your team in taking the initiative and developing a sense of team cohesion and purpose.

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22
Apr2020

Furlough Stories

Before the end of March 2020, the word furlough was not part of our vocabulary, now it is used multiple times a day.  Over the weeks we have got to grips with the technical aspects of the scheme, answered lots of questions, written countless letters, held numerous consultations and in doing so we have come across different sets of challenges and complexities.  We should not be surprised really as we are dealing with people and people don’t react and respond necessarily the way that we expect or want. 

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20
Apr2020

Employment Q&A Webinar

Following our recent employment Q&A webinar we have put together a summary of some of the most frequently asked questions relating to furlough and other issues.

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17
Apr2020

Furlough: What Happens Next?

With the furlough portal opening on Monday 20th April and with an estimated 9 million people now furloughed the question is, what happens next?

The next chapter of furlough holds many challenges and unknowns. Read more

14
Apr2020

Upcoming Employment Question & Answer Session

We are continuing our weekly webinars which have thus far been very well received by our clients and contacts alike.

Whilst we are trying to keep the topics diverse and relevant, we are finding that the regular Employment Law Q & A sessions are proving to be very useful.

This is a continually changing landscape and with guidance frequently being updated, we aim to be as responsive as we can to keep you up to date.

Our next Webinar will be held on Thursday 16th April at 12.30pm via Zoom and will be hosted by Neil Ferguson of Gravitate HR and Marianne McJannett, Employment Lawyer of TC Young.

You can either submit your questions in advance of Thursday by emailing celine@gravitatehr.co.uk or ask during the Webinar itself.

To sign up and book your seat, click on the following link.

We look forward to seeing you there!

14
Apr2020

Supporting Your Employees At Home

Following our latest webinar in which we discussed how those in leadership and managerial roles can support employee’s at home during the current climate, Margery, our MD, wished to share some of the key points and topics that seemed to resonate most with our audience.

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06
Apr2020

Employment Q&A Webinar

Following our recent employment Q&A webinar we have put together a summary of some of the most frequently asked questions relating to furlough and other issues.

With guidance changing so frequently, we are doing our best to keep you up to date. This information is our understanding at this point of time, however as more and different advice becomes available this position may change and we will update accordingly. This is an evolving and unfolding situation, and we take the view that different measures may need to be applied for different sets of circumstances at an appropriate time. We as a team are available to discuss with you what measures are available to you. Read more

02
Apr2020

Leadership in our Times

We are currently in very unprecedented times and something that unites all of us is that everyone has been affected somehow. For organisations, this is a very difficult time as the current state of affairs has resulted in some rather negative effects such as redundancies, shortage of work and some companies having to furlough the majority, if not all, of their staff.

While it’s easy to get bogged down on everything that’s going on, we thought it would be good to shift the focus on what can be done during these times to be effective leaders and get through this.

This involves looking forward and making the best out of a difficult situation. We started by talking about what management can do to ensure that morale doesn’t fall.

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31
Mar2020

Employment Question Time – Your Chance to Ask Any Employment Related Questions You Have

There is no doubt that this is a challenging time for any employer. A constantly changing landscape, in an unprecedented time with new terms such as furlough, there are naturally many, many questions for employers.

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26
Mar2020

Employment & Engagement for Today

Following our recent webinar on we have put together a summary of some of the most frequently asked questions relating to furlough and other issues. Read more

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