Coronavirus HR Resources

Useful, free tips and guides from PitstopHR

Our PitstopHR guides and tips help you do things the right way – and get the most from your staff. They’re free! So, grab them today.

Factsheet: Coronavirus and Furlough

If you have any employees or workers on your payroll (PAYE) that you were going to lay off / make redundant due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, then you can keep them employed and class them as furloughed instead.

This factsheet gives you all the information you need, and we're giving you a free template letter too.

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Factsheet: Coronavirus and Working from home

If your employees are able to carry out their job from anywhere, then given the current strict instructions on staying at home from the Government, you should allow them to work from home.

Working from home isn’t something that employers normally like to approve, but in these difficult situations, it is essential that if your employees can work from home, they absolutely should. 

This factsheet will tell you everything you need to know about working from home.

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Factsheet: Coronavirus and Under 2 years dismissal

With things seeming bleaker by the day, businesses are looking at ways to reduce their costs. If you are in this situation, you may be looking for a quick fix.

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Factsheet: Coronavirus and Redundancy

The world of business is changing on a daily basis at the moment due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, this has meant that some businesses are losing work and having to look at redundancies. This factsheet takes you through the stages of a redundancy process.

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Factsheet: Coronavirus and Short time working and lay offs

At the moment, there’s a lot of uncertainty on whether businesses are going to have work going forwards. You can look at short time working or temporary lay offs if this is suitable for your business.

Download this factsheet to find out more about short time working and lay offs.

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Factsheet: Coronavirus and Sickness Absence

We've had lots of clients ask us what their obligations are when it comes to their employees not being able to come into work due to the coronavirus. 

Download this factsheet to find out when you have to pay sick pay, how much you have to pay and whether you can claim any of it back from the government.

(Updated 23/03/2020)

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Factsheet: Coronavirus and Variations of contracts

Many businesses are experiencing a huge downturn in work due to the coronavirus. 

This factsheet will tell you all you need to know about variations of contracts such as when you can vary someone's contract, and how to do it. We've also included a really useful template letter to give to an employee when you have agreed on a variation of their terms and conditions.

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Employment Law Update 2020

There are some significant changes in employment law from April 2020 that will affect all UK businesses. Changes will impact the National Minimum Wage, pay reference periods and holiday pay calculations, employment contracts, plus more.

To ensure that you are complying with the law, download out Employment Law Update 2020 summary.

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