On 24 September 2020, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced his Winter Economy Plan designed to protect jobs and support businesses over the coming months. As part of the Plan, the Chancellor announced the Job Support Scheme (JSS) which will replace the Job Retention Scheme (JRS).
Understand how to support your business and workforce through a global health emergency
The new coronavirus disease, now officially named Covid-19, was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization in January 2020. As the virus continues to spread, it could pose a threat to some organisations.
Introduce sexual harassment duties on employers, campaign urges
26 Jun 2019
Unions, women’s rights organisations and charities have increased pressure on the government to make employers responsible for protecting their staff against sexual harassment.
The “This is not working” alliance has reiterated calls for new legislation that puts the responsibility for tackling inappropriate behaviour at work on employers. The government is expected to launch a consultation on addressing sexual harassment soon.
Making Change Happen: NSP HR Solutions joins 4theRegion
29 May 2019
NSP HR Solutions is now officially a Changemaker, helping to make change happen in partnership with 4theRegion. Nicola Perkins, Director and Founder of NSP HR Solutions Ltd. said 'We're delighted to be part of this dynamic movement committed to helping the region to thrive. We're looking forward to connecting with others, sharing our expertise and doing our bit to help businesses across South West Wales have a collective voice".
Oxford University’s retirement age not discriminatory, tribunal finds
26 May 2019
A former Oxford University academic who was forced to retire at 67 has lost his claim for unfair dismissal and age discrimination, with a judge finding the policy exists to improve career progression and diversity.
Professor John Pitcher, who taught English at St John’s College in Oxford, claimed that the university’s Employer-Justified Retirement Age (EJRA) policy was discriminatory.