News, Events & Tribunals

by Tony Riley, Senior HR Consultant

In the biggest UK development on this theme the Government and NHS have recently published extensive and comprehensive guidance, policies, draft letters and FAQs on how employers and managers should treat unvaccinated staff this Spring.

A lot of companies were caught unawares in dealing with company holidays when Covid started. With the cessation of travel, and the flexibility of working from home, it meant a lot of leave time became accrued. Managing that for just one year was a headache enough, but with the pandemic continuing, it has become a big issue for some businesses. HR Consultant, Rachel Lucas, has some advice on how companies can deal with this ongoing situation.

It’s fair to say that 2021 has been a busy challenging one, whether you’re in HR or business generally. We have all continued to roll with the waves that hit us.

I’d like to share my experience of the past 12 months, and how I believe we can take things forward, and I do that from the perspective of having two hats. The first as an HR professional, and the second as a small business owner.

This permanent and full-time role is with a globally connected, Jersey-based hedge-fund who deliver a diversified range of trading strategies.

This permanent role as a HR and Office Administrator is with a globally connected, Jersey-based hedge-fund who deliver a diversified range of trading strategies.

2022 sees some significant changes to how employers need to manage their staff payrolls and tax information in Jersey.  It’s essential that systems are updated and business owners are aware of what needs to be done. With the start of the new year, it’s also a good time for organisations to review how they are managing payroll and look at digital solutions in order to save time and provide convenience.

We find ourselves heading into winter with further fears of another Covid wave, a rising cost of living, and yet, our employment statistics are a silver lining to the black clouds. The number of people in Jersey who are actively seeking work, is almost back down to pre-pandemic levels, and lower than in 2017 and beyond. This is despite the 9% contraction in our economy during 2020. 

This full-time, FTC role is with a company that is committed to attracting and retaining the right people. With over 130 staff members they believe in working hard, whilst knowing the value of a good work-life balance. Working for this company will provide challenging job responsibilities, professional development opportunities, and community involvement. 

This full-time, 12 month FTC role is with a company that is committed to attracting and retaining the right people. With over 130 staff members they believe in working hard, whilst knowing the value of a good work-life balance. Working for this company will provide challenging job responsibilities, professional development opportunities, and community involvement. 

The States of Jersey has approved regulations placed before the Assembly by the Minister for SocSec that will have a major impact for some employers and employees in Jersey.

A recent Jersey Employment Tribunal case considered an employer’s defence argument that their failings in terms of statutory and good practice HR processes were compounded by and, as a result of, the unprecedented and stressful times caused by the pandemic.

One of our clients has an exciting vacancy for a part-time HR Administrator to join their dynamic business.

We are recruiting for an HR Consultant.

Businesses here in Jersey and in the UK face increasing challenges and opportunities in the management of Flexible Working Requests (FWR) as legislation develops and extends and case law defines how legislation is likely to be applied and interpreted. Two recent developments in the UK demonstrate what is happening – and what happens in the UK frequently informs the approach adopted by Jersey legislators and Tribunal chairs.

This increases the importance of getting the right advice and support in managing your people and your policies  - if you need capacity and expertise maybe outsourcing can be the answer. Who should outsource disciplinary and grievance casework - and why?

A leading local provider of outsourced HR services, HR Now, is joining forces with Jimmy Kelly, an experienced Performance Coach, to form a new business, Performance Now, offering services to improve individual and team effectiveness.

HR4HR Recruitment will focus exclusively on HR professionals because we know what it takes to be one - across all industries.

Joint offer from IPM and HR Now to provide local businesses support with Jersey Discrimination Law 2018.

Jersey and UK redundancies rise to record high amid second Covid-19 wave.

Refer a friend and you both save money.

Friendly reminder of PAYROLL changes that are required 1 October 2020.

Creating a back-to-work office strategy post Covid can be difficult. 

Having the right policies and procedures in place helps you manage staff effectively and supports consistent practices in the workplace...

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