HR + Business News in Dorset: May 2020
We’ve gathered the recent headlines for you to catch up on HR + Business News in Dorset and Hampshire. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of HR, work, business and strategy. We have also added a new section – Good News – to lift our spirits!
Make sure you follow us to see the latest news, tips and blogs – see below! We’d also like to share with you a very comprehensive and thorough document on the Coronavirus job Retention Scheme written by Brabners as part of their C-19 Business Pledge. You can view it here.
BusinessInsider: 10 things in tech you need to know today
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
People Management: What does the government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy mean for employers?
People Management: What might the end of furlough look like – and how should HR prepare?
Personnel Today: ‘Businesses must be vigilant on employee stress as lockdown eases’
Personnel Today: Return to work: will hot desking go cold?
ITPro: Best ERP systems and tools
Forbes: 5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Scaling Their Business
Business Insider: Salesforce releases a set of new tools to help businesses and public agencies reopen safely
Business Insider: 10 things in tech you need to know today
BBC News: Tech Tent: The giants thriving in a crisis
Dorset Biz News: ‘We must see further action’: Ministers urged to back survival plan for the hospitality sector
People Management: Leadership development programmes for individuals are pointless
Forbes: On CRM: Should You, Or Should You Not Turn On Your Camera For That Zoom Meeting?
Personnel Today: Extend furlough and allow part-time work, say industry bodies
Personnel Today: Coronavirus pushes redundancy up the agenda but there are complications
WORK, LIFE, HEALTH & SAFETY
People Management: Supporting locked down employees during Ramadan
People Management: How to become a work-life balance champion
HR & DORSET RECRUITMENT
People Management: Latest furlough and holiday pay guidance – what has it cleared up?
Forbes: Bank Of England Issues Grim Forecast On Jobs And GDP As Consumer Confidence Nosedives
People Management: Coronavirus – what does HR need to know?
People Management: “What starting a new HR job during lockdown taught me about onboarding”
Dorset Chamber: Remote onboarding in action
BBC News: Will offices be safe to return to work?
Personnel Today: Payroll departments under pressure but ‘unsung heroes of the hour’
People Management: Are virtual candidate assessments as good as face-to-face?
Dorset Chamber: Growth Hub Resources to help businesses
BBC News: How do you hire in a pandemic?
Personnel Today: How to handle annual leave during lockdown
Personnel Today: Bank holidays: six things employers need to know (furlough update)
People Management: Coronavirus – What does HR need to know?
People Management: Two-thirds of businesses have furloughed employees, ONS figures show
OTHER GOOD NEWS + ENTERTAINMENT! – More can be found on our Good News Page.
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Thanks to all of our sources as always: Bournemouth Echo, DDCI, Dorset Biz News, IT Pro, Business Insider, Guardian, Onrec, Personnel Today, People Management, Forbes, The Business Magazine, Daily Echo, Business in Dorset, World Economic Forum, Bizmag, + Marketing Week.