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How to avoid the furlough discrimination trap

The pandemic rolls on with the UK in various states of lockdown and tier restrictions. The pressure on businesses is also showing no sign of …

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Managing Christmas Annual Leave During a Pandemic

Generally, managing annual leave is the same throughout the year and by now those organisations whose annual leave year runs from January to December would …

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What the COVID-19 vaccine means for employers

Described by the Prime Minister as a ‘biological jiu-jitsu’, this week has seen approval granted for the mass roll-out of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in …

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Employer’s Guide to Tackling Workplace Bullying

Not only was last week National Bullying Awareness Week but it saw a high profile politician under the spotlight accused of bullying. They were forced …

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An Employer’s Guide to References

There is a lot of confusion surrounding employment references. What should they include? What shouldn’t they include? Can you give a bad reference and if …

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An Employers Guide To Resignations

The past few days have seen a couple of high profile resignations. Boris Johnson’s Director of communications Lee Cain has reportedly tendered his resignation due …

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Extended furlough scheme- your questions answered

The furlough scheme was due to end on 31st October 2020 and with effect from 1st November 2020 the Job Support Scheme (JSS) was due …

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Can employees refuse to work due to Covid?

With winter approaching and the coronavirus sadly showing little signs of packing up and leaving any time soon, it is understandable that anxieties regarding the …

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COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions Answered by Our Experts

Here at Avensure, we continue to bring our clients the latest in developments as the pandemic continues. We have looked at examined the various forms …

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