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Right to Work Checks

Right to work checksAs there are some important Employment Legislation changes regarding Right to Work Checks we have created a quick update to help ensure that you and your business are following the correct procedures. Temporary Adjustments for Right to Work checks: Extended until 31 August 2021 The temporary changes, which have been in place since 30 March 2020 are to be extended. They have allowed right to work checks to be carried out by employers remotely over video calls without a requirement to see physical documents. In line with government guidance to work from home where possible, this has permitted potential candidates and existing workers to send scanned or photocopied identity documents... Read More

Return to Work

Return to workWith the Prime Minister telling the nation on 14 June that England is to remain in step 3 of the roadmap out of lockdown the advice is to continue to work from home where possible. As an employer have you begun to think about the return to work process? Did you begin to communicate plans to bring your employees back only to find that there will be a further delay? Feelings will be mixed throughout the nation with some feeling frustration over the delay and some feeling relief over the decision. Either way there is bound to be a sense of uncertainty that will be echoed through many organisations and... Read More

Innovation & Digital Programme Manager Vacancy

Innovation & Digital Programme Manager VacancyOur client is looking to recruit an Innovation and Digital Programme Manager. In particular, this exciting role will support innovative collaboration within the Buckinghamshire economy and to drive the Digital Priorities of Buckinghamshire LEP and key partners through projects helping to deliver the digital infrastructure and use of digital technologies required for local business growth.  The role will support the leadership and management of Buckinghamshire LEP in developing and delivering the economic strategy for the area.

Named Veterinary Surgeon Vacancy

Named Veterinary SurgeonOur client is currently recruiting for a Named Veterinary Surgeon. You must have: A strong commitment to improving animal welfare and a good understanding of the procedures involved in biomedical research. You will be working with a variety of clients and must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate must be a proactive highly motivated self-starter with the willingness to work independently or as part of a team, and with the capacity to be flexible and work out of hours where required. Membership of Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and at least 2 years experience in clinical veterinary practice and previous experience as a Named Veterinary Surgeon... Read More

Finance Manager Vacancy

Finance ManagerOur client based in Belfast NI, is a customer-focused sales and marketing company, who operate across the globe. Their mission is to engender trust, transmit enthusiasm and present solutions to their customers, suppliers and staff by; only offering products in which they have confidence, conducting their business in a way that is good and right and investing their resources wisely. They are now recruiting to a new Finance Manager role within the organisation. Are you looking for that next career opportunity as a Finance Manager? Are you suitably qualified and have at least 2 years experience? The Finance Manager, will have a key focus of the role to enhance the... Read More

The free Business Leaders Guide to Coming out of Lockdown

Now that we are on the next stage of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown we have updated our Business Leaders Guide to Coming out of Lockdown. 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 for regular updates on the questions... Read More

The employer’s roadmap out of lockdown

The employers roadmap out of lockdownAfter a number of months, this week sees the next step on the government’s ‘Roadmap’ out of lockdown. Our article looks at how this can be achieved successfully by employers when considering their employees. Government advice remains to work from home wherever possible. For many, the return to business outside of the home is a necessity. This article gives you advice on how, as an employer, you can approach returning to business after lockdown. As employers, an individualised approach needs to be taken with your employees. Many have experienced very different things over the last year and these experiences need consideration when returning after lockdown. Allowing employees to work from home... Read More

Race Equality 2021

Race Equality in the WorkplaceThis blog is a piece written by Jonna about her personal experiences and how they have formed her drive for equality in all that she does. It includes a downloadable pdf of Race Equality Actions you and your business could undertake. Where the realisation of racial impact began for You HR… Born in Greenwich in the 1970s, I grew up with 3 generations under one roof of a 2 bedroom maisonette. I was far from being work-shy, it was instilled in me that to get anywhere in life you had to work for it. Weekends were spent from an early age, car washing for the affluent Blackheath neighbourhood, or working... Read More

Employment Legislation Changes

Employment legislation updatesNeed to keep updated on the latest employment legislation changes being implemented this year? We have done the work for you and rounded up all the latest news so you can be in the know and ensure Employee Handbooks and relevant policies are refreshed. 2021 Employment Legislation Changes include: How to be ‘Brexit Ready’ for the new recruitment of EEA Nationals Changes in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Plan for changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Schemes The implementation of IR35 in the private sector and why your contracts should be reviewed Changes to other financial awards and wages (including compensation for unfair dismissal and statutory family... Read More

Achieving virtual onboarding success

Virtual onboardingOnboarding is the process through which a new employee is introduced to their new workplace and colleagues. With recent events, the recruitment and onboarding of many new employees has had to become a virtual experience. Recently You HR Consultancy hired a new employee and Emma became our first fully virtual recruit. In this video, Emma talks about her experience and some of the steps we took to try to help her feel part of the team without having actually met the majority of them in person. At You HR we specialise in helping clients to recruit successfully and can assist you through any or all of the process. Bespoke Induction... Read More


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