Loch Associates Group are currently working hard to help clients prepare their workforces for returning to the workplace post Covid-19. Our recent work with SIP Speciality Oils and Fluids provides an interesting insight into the most successful methods to gauge staff attitudes towards the future of the workplace, hybrid working and a shift back to the office.
GPs recognise the importance of mental wellbeing and value of mental health first aid training but this should be applied to staff too.
Fact: The rules on taxation of consultants changed on 6 April 2021. But there are a lot of myths out there. Myth 1: ‘I now need to treat all consultants as employees for tax purposes’. Myth 2: ‘IR35 no longer applies’ OR ‘IR35 now always applies’. Myth 3: ‘I can rely on the HMRC tool to determine employment status’. This guide aims to bust the myths and give you the simple facts.
Different types of dementia present different symptoms which are not always associated with memory loss, such as difficulties with speech, balance, mobility and changes in mood and behaviour. This can create challenges for employers. How do you manage employees with is and what are your legal obligations as an employer?
The recent Uber case has wide reaching ramifications for the gig economy and worker status. Here we explore what it could mean for your workforce.
Having a full complement of vaccinated employees is likely to result in a dramatic reduction in the risk of the virus when returning to work and less concern for employers when it comes to transmission in the workplace. However, what happens if not every person you engage as an employee or a contractor wants to have the vaccine?
An unexpected consequence of having Covid is ‘Long Covid’. While many people make a full recovery within a few weeks, a small minority suffer with long-term symptoms from Covid which can impact their ability to work. We have outlined some important information for employers facing cases of Long Covid in the workplace.
At Loch Associates Group, we love to celebrate women’s achievements and are committed to challenging discrimination against women in the workplace.
Create a working environment that’s not free from discrimination, to minimise the risk of legal action against your business and create a happier workforce.
The government offered advice in February 2021 on the nation’s proposed route out of Covid-19 lockdown. But what does it mean for employers?
We round up of some of the key employment law changes taking place in April 2021 and how they affect your business.
Working from Home, WFH, Home Working…the working practice has entered the mainstream and become the new normal for most businesses and their employees for almost a year. Alice shares her perspective of working in a shared house.