Essential HR

We aim to share short, informative posts on current developments and ideas in the HR space that are of practical use to employers and employees alike!

The Essential HR Team wants to make sure you always know what is happening in the world of human resources. Here we provide you with latest news and updates from Essential HR, as we identify them.  This includes our own analyses, summaries of key legal developments month by month, and useful tips for your organisation.


Urgent Legal and Funding Updates

There have been several important developments over the last week. Here are the urgent things that you need to know!...

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Changes you should be aware of effective 1st July

What you need to know about the new changes, as of 1st July 2020...

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Covid-19 – Employer Apprenticeship Support - details

Details on Apprenticeship Funding that you need to know!

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Covid-19 – Level 1 – More Wage Subsidies; loans and Parental Leave payments

Monday 8th June 2020

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Covid-19 – Restructuring and Redundancies – now or later?

Restructuring, Redundancy and the Extended Wage Subsidy... What are your options?

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Covid-19 – Preparing for the end of Wage Subsidy round 1

What happens now, as your wage subsidy comes to and end?

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Covid-19 – Breaking news – New budget funding and impact on your people!

Could a Wage Subsidy extension helo you? Read on to see how you could get one and what other assistance could help you.

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Covid-19 – Going to Level 2 – we hope! Time to prepare.

Gearing up for the move to level 2... Hopefully!

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Covid-19 – Questions answered!

We have your questions answered!...

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Covid-19 – Unlocking!

Vital things that you need to know as we come out of Level 4 lockdown and into Level 3...

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