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Our HR Team offer their advice on successful recruitment and retention

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Our HR Team offer their advice on successful recruitment and retention

13 July 2022

Recruitment and retention is vital to your company's success, read our top tips here.

More health professionals to be able to certify fit notes

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More health professionals to be able to certify fit notes

30 June 2022

From 1 July 2022, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists and physiotherapists will be able to legally certify fit notes, reducing pressure on doctors, including GPs, who are struggling with capacity amid a backlog of treatment requests owing to the pandemic.

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme is now open

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Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme is now open

23 January 2022

The Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme is now open. The Scheme has been reintroduced, meaning that employers can claim for COVID-related sickness absences occurring from 21 December 2021 onwards.

BPIF HR UPDATE - post JRS recovery

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BPIF HR UPDATE - post JRS recovery

14 September 2021

In March 2021, Rishi Sunak confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme would continue until the end of September 2021, to avoid a “cliff edge and to get people back to work in a measured way”. 

 UK's Furlough scheme starts to wind down

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UK's Furlough scheme starts to wind down

1 July 2021

From 1 July 2021 employers will have to contribute 10% towards furloughed employees' unworked wages.

Marking Men's Health Week

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Marking Men's Health Week

14 June 2021

Studies and historical statistics have shown that men have a harder time opening up when it comes to dealing with mental health issues. 

Introducing the BPIF HR and H&S Platform

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Introducing the BPIF HR and H&S Platform

21 May 2021

As a business, you want to be able to get easily accessible, actionable advice and expertise to ensure that you stay on top and make sure that you take care of your most valuable assets – your people. 

The Rise of Hybrid Working!

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The Rise of Hybrid Working!

20 May 2021

According to the Office for National Statistics, prior to the pandemic only 5% of the workforce worked from home!

 Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16th May 2021 – #ConnectWithNature

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Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16th May 2021 – #ConnectWithNature

12 May 2021

This year’s theme for mental health awareness week is connecting to nature and the environment.