COVID 19 – Kick Start Scheme

The Kickstart scheme is a £2bn fund launched by the government on 22 September 2020, which provides funding to employers who create 6-month work placements for those aged between 16 …

Covid-19 Job Retention Bonus

The Chancellor announced the introduction of a Job Retention Bonus during his Economic Update on Wednesday 8th July 2020. The bonus scheme is a one-off payment of £1,000 to employers that …

Over the Covid-19 Rainbow ……

Future Workforce Planning – So What’s Your Plan? by Andrea Palmer, Head of HR at Aspire Human Resources The Prime Minister has announced his ‘roadmap’ for easing the coronavirus lockdown …

COVID-19: CJRS and SEISS – the next steps

On Friday 29th May 2020, the Chancellor announced an extension to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (“SEISS”) and confirmed the next steps for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”). CJRS – Next …