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People Matters HR 9th Birthday

People Matters HR 9th Birthday

People Matters HR are nine years old today! I can’t believe it’s nine years since I set up People Matters from a simple dream of wanting to work for myself and look after SME businesses and give them decent professional people management advice. On birthdays I always...

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Flexible Furlough Scheme update 8th July 2020

Flexible Furlough Scheme update 8th July 2020

Job Retention scheme - Flexible Furlough    Employers should now be aware that the current Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme has come to an end. From 1st July, a new Flexible Furlough scheme was launched to replace it, offering employers far greater flexibility....

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New Furlough Scheme update 1st June 2020

New Furlough Scheme update 1st June 2020

New Furlough Scheme   The Government have listened and the new Furlough Scheme has moved forward to 1st July 2020.   Businesses will have the flexibility to bring furloughed staff back part time. You can decide the hours and shift patterns staff will work on...

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Supporting employees returning to work May 2020

Supporting employees returning to work May 2020

After what seems like an eternity, lockdown is slowly being relaxed and the Government are encouraging us to return to work – provided it is safe to do so. This is a welcome relief for millions of business owners who are keen to get back up and running – but it also...

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Redundancy Briefing 6th May 2020

Redundancy Briefing 6th May 2020

Redundancy is a form of dismissal from your job. It happens when employers need to reduce their workforce. If you’re being made redundant, you might be eligible for certain things, including: redundancy pay – up to 20 weeks pay – one week for every year. a notice...

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Staff Retention Scheme update 20th April 2020

Staff Retention Scheme update 20th April 2020

Extension of furlough letter  Firstly we are being advised that you need to keep records of ongoing Furloughing of employees. Therefore you need to advise that at the end of each “Furlough” whether this should continue or not, as it is a change to their contract they...

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Maintaining a sense of Team

Maintaining a sense of Team

At People Matters HR, we are lucky to have a great bunch of clients. All of differing sizes and sectors, they have one thing in common – a real sense of team. Businesses work hard to build a company culture over many years – so it’s essential to keep this going in...

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People Matters Presents: Improve Online Training

People Matters Presents: Improve Online Training

IMPROVE ON LINE LEARNING People Matters HR have partnered with IMPROVE to bring you an online training solution for small to medium sized businesses. IMPROVE will help your people learn and develop with easy to use and well structured courses that they will love. You...

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People Matters HR Team focus pieces – Alex Cope April 2020

People Matters HR Team focus pieces – Alex Cope April 2020

Our business is all about people – and we know that our clients love getting to know our team better. This month, we’re putting the spotlight on Alex Cope – he’s 9 months in to his Apprenticeship with PMHR and he’s also son of our MD. So, you are an apprentice. What...

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