Business News in Dorset & Hampshire: June 2020

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Business News in Dorset & Hampshire – We’ve gathered the recent headlines for you to catch up on HR, business strategy and IT news. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of HR, work, business and strategy. 

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STRATEGY/GENERAL BUSINESS NEWS IN DORSET, HAMPSHIRE & BEYOND

26th June

Reuters: Take Five: World stocks’ 2020 rollercoaster ride rumbles on
People Management: How to return from lockdown safely – and legally
Guardian: Bike boom: UK sales up 60% in April as Covid-19 changes lifestyles

24th June

DCCI: Returning to work from Furlough

23rd June

DCCI: Flexible furlough scheme update

22nd June

Onrec: How to build a positive work culture
Onrec: Should Employers Be Doing More To Alleviate Commuters Stress?

19th June

ITPro: How Coronavirus will reshape the IT industry forever

18th June

Guardian: UK and Europe renew calls for global digital tax as US quits talks
Guardian: Growing number of Britons working from home, says ONS

17th June

Personnel Today: Global mobility will return to ‘business as usual’ for many employers

16th June

ITPro: How coronavirus has accelerated the digital transformation of Britain’s public sector
Sage: New tax year: Key changes for 20/21
Sage: How to write a business plan

15th June

DCCI: What is flexible furlough?

12th June

Guardian: ‘Being online has helped us survive’: how e-commerce can kickstart your small business in lockdown – and beyond
Guardian: Brands, fans and influencers: why social media for small business is about more than sales

11th June

BM Magazine: How to structure a digital marketing plan
Sage: Coronavirus: What financial support is available for your business?
The Business Magazine: Digital Communications and its growing importance

9th June

Real Business: DIGITAL AID: Free of charge platform launches today to help small businesses boost online presence
Sage: Helping your business bounce back: Making the most of government support

8th June

Bournemouth Echo: Coronavirus: How small businesses in Dorset can apply for funding
DCCI: Changes to furlough as of July 2020.
ITPro: How to host a successful virtual conference
Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth noodle cup company keen to help returning businesses
BizMag: Workplace testing can prove Covid-19 isn’t present

5th June

ITPro: Tips for writing a cover letter that’ll help land the job
Bournemouth Echo: Tech companies team up to keep internet traffic within Dorset

4th June

Personnel Today: Directors’ liabilities in the post-coronavirus workplace
Sage: How to write a business plan

3rd June

ITPro: What should tech CEOs do in an economic crisis?
DCCI: Cyber warning for returning workers

1st June

BusinessInsider: 10 things in tech you need to know today
People Management: New-look job retention scheme – what’s the detail now it’s been announced?

31st May

DorsetBizNews: Don’t delay in applying as BCP Council receives £4.3m extra funds to support small businesses
DorsetBizNews: Power your business – and save on energy bills – with grants of up to 40 per cent available

29th May 

DDCI: What does the NHS Test and Trace Mean for Employers?
DDCI: Ouch Training deliver free sessions to 70 businesses

28th May

OnRec: 5 ways to humanise your brand
OnRec: How to Avoid Organizational Stress in Large Companies

WORK, LIFE, HEALTH & SAFETY

26th June

People Management: How Covid-19 has demolished traditional office structures

25th June

DCCI: How to respond to employee whistle blowing

19th June

ITPro: Watson Works helps employers make informed decisions about workplace re-entry
Personnel Today: Maintain flexible working momentum after pandemic, urges charity

18th June

Personnel Today: Why staff volunteering is more vital now than ever

16th June

The Business Magazine: South: Working from home impacting SME productivity

12th June 

OnRec: How to practice wellbeing when working remotely

11th June 

Personnel Today: Purposeful work essential to attracting talent post covid

10th June

People Management: Working hard not the same as increasing productivity, top economist warns

9th June

People Management: Half of working mums say childcare during Covid-19 has damaged their career, poll finds

8th June

Real Business: Two-thirds of UK workers want to continue WFH even when lockdown laws lift

5th June

ITPro: Coronavirus lockdown gave me a new perspective on the importance of mental health
ITPro: The IT Pro Podcast: Bridging the gender data gap
Personnel Today: Occupational Health & Wellbeing research round-up: June 2020

4th June

People Management: Work is detrimental to employee wellbeing, CIPD survey finds
People Management: The Covid-19 crisis is helping us ask ‘why are we doing this?’
Personnel Today: Shift patterns and staggered starts: digging into the detail around safe working

2nd June

People Management: Excess workloads and fear of redundancy driving presenteeism during lockdown, study finds

1st June

Bournemouth Echo: Coronavirus: Test ‘could restore confidence’ for staff to return to work

29th May

OnRec: JobsOutlook: Business confidence in hiring still negative, but improving
Personnel Today: Reboot your company culture for the socially distanced workplace

25th May

DorsetBizNews:  “I’ve never been so stressed” – Kimberley’s juggling act balancing business and home life

HR & DORSET RECRUITMENT

26th June

People Management: Government proposes extending furlough fraud reporting window

19th June

OnRec: Treated with more respect as a Contractor

18th June

Personnel Today: Racism in the workplace: new survey shows only slow progress
People Management: What happens if employees refuse to return to work?

18th June

IT Pro: IR35 news: MPs vote in favour of 2021 rollout of IR35

16th June

OnRec: Demand for tech talent amid COVID-19

11th June

OnRec: Top 4 mistakes employers make with right to work

10th June 

People Management: How should HR support managers on staff wellbeing as the Covid crisis continues?
Sage: Workforce planning: How to effectively manage employee shift patterns

9th June

Personnel Today: Hiring could return to normal by this time next year

8th June

Personnel Today: Pandemic is a business transformation opportunity for HR
Personnel Today: How should vulnerable workers feature in return to work risk assessments?

5th June

People Management: HR needs to take the lead in calling out racism at work

4th June

ITPro: Tech executives share their most valuable career advice

3rd June:

DCCI: How do employers respond to Coronavirus-related racism in the workplace

28th May

DorsetBizNews: Prepare for change: World of work is going to be very different in the future say HR experts

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