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During this unprecedented time You HR aims to provide you with up to date advice for business continuity during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. We have also provided links to external websites with specialised health and government advice. It is important to stay up to date with the advice on these websites also.

Return to work – a successful transition

Returning to workWith the furlough scheme due to finish at the end of October many businesses are considering how their employees can return to work with a successful transition. Many people are struggling with the transition from a very different existence during lockdown back into a working routine and, if expectations are too high that things will return ‘to normal’, there is a danger of employees becoming overwhelmed. Our infographic guides employers through some of the considerations that should be made as employees return to work so that confidence remains high and employees feel safe. Our FAQ page answers many other employer-related COVID-19 questions and is updated regularly. Alternatively, contact alice@youhr.co.uk to... Read More

Employer Frequently Asked Questions about Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 FAQsYou HR have put together these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) we have been asked by clients following the recent government guidelines during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Our FAQ’s are under continuous review and are updated often. Be sure to check the ‘Other Resources’ links over on the right of this page for the latest updates from the Government and other reliable sources.   To read our FAQ’s simply click on the relevant section below or the drop down menu over on the right. Please get in touch if you have any further HR or OD related questions regarding your employees and the current situation, we will answer where we can and as soon as we... Read More

You HR’s steps for navigating business change during a recession

Which way is your thinkingWith the UK economy suffering its biggest fall and an official recession being announced, how are you ensuring your planning for your businesses future? What options would be best for your business? We have been supporting business leaders to navigate their way through these difficult times, ensuring that they identify the path of change that best meets their current and future needs and face the recession with robust planning that works for their business needs. As a result, we have produced these simple process maps as a means to help those needing to work through change in their organisation. These are the 3 areas we are commonly addressing; business restructures,... Read More

The free Business Leaders Guide to Coming out of Lockdown

The You HR Team have received such positive and appreciative feedback from sharing our Business Leaders Guide to Coming out of Lockdown that we thought it would be helpful to share with everyone. So here it is, your helpful guide that provides HR and OD advice and guidance on how to manage change and create your new normal. We would welcome your feedback on the guide and would also love to hear if there are any other areas you would like us to cover. Please email us at alice@youhr.co.uk to give any feedback or to ask for further assistance in any employer matters. Don’t forget to visit our FAQ page... Read More

Business Leaders Guide to coming out of lockdown

Coming out of Lockdown Title pageThe You HR Team have produced a free Business Leaders Guide to assist in Managing Organisational Change and creating your ‘New Normal’ after COVID-19. The guide explores how best to maintain business continuity and what you need to keep a check on as you progress out of lockdown. With the UK economy recording in April its biggest-ever decline, we are urging business leaders to read our guide and ensure they are equipped to cope and maintain sustainability whilst also making the adjustments they need, to adapt to new ways of working. Ultimately how to nurture their most important asset….. “It’s all about the people” and focus on workplace wellbeing. The... Read More

You HR charities fundraiser

You HR crocheted ewe mascotWe’re all doing our bit at You HR Consultancy like millions of others to stay home, protect the NHS and save lives but this new way of life has hit local charities hard. Without fundraising events and volunteers supporting many charities have struggled as they continue to offer the amazing services they do. Our charity partner Homeless Oxfordshire and our NEXUS Business partner Sobell House are two such charities. Here at You HR, we wanted to try and help their fundraising efforts while in lockdown. Our fabulous Caroline has crocheted You HR a mascot – we’ve used the You HR Ewe in our social media posts before but had no... Read More

Supporting your employees through bereavement

Supporting your employees through bereavementIt’s not something that many have had to deal with but supporting your employees through bereavement is now a very real prospect during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have created this simple guide to help support you through this difficult time. Please do contact us if you would like to discuss any worries you have regarding your business right now. We are offering a FREE 15-minute video chat to discuss any issues. Email alice@youhr.co.uk with your question and we will get back to you with a convenient time to call. We also have a continuously updated COVID-19 page with frequently asked questions and other articles to help you through this time.... Read More

How to look after employees’ mental health during Coronavirus

workplace wellbeingYou HR have produced some useful tips on looking after your employees’ (and your own!) mental health during the Coronavirus. With such vast changes to the way we all live our lives it is so important to support one another and we hope that some of these tips will support you too.

How to keep in touch with furloughed employees

Virtual teams callDuring the COVID-19 pandemic we have all encountered a new way of life. With many employees now furloughed we have provided some tips on ways to keep in touch with them. Its so important to support one another during this time and we hope that these tips will help you.

Furlough Facts & Findings about the UK Job Retention Scheme

What is a furloughed workerAre you wanting to get your head around the new “furlough worker” term and how this can be applied in your workplace? In this article You HR Consultancy has summarised the key facts about the UK Governments Job Retention Scheme, who this applies to and how. If you need any support from You HR Consultancy on any aspect of your business regarding your employees or other workers, please do get in touch with us by e-mailing alice@youhr.co.uk. Please keep up to date with the advice from official government and health sources at all times by using our quick links opposite. You HR will endeavour to keep you updated on any... Read More