Apprenticeship Incentives

17th July 2020

As the country is slowly being phased back into operation, it was excellent news to hear Chancellor Rishi Sunak announce the Government were backing apprenticeships and giving recognition of the … Read more »

Tom Young tells us more about the Apprenticeship Grant announced by the Chancellor on Wednesday 8th July 2020 – PRESS RELEASE

10th July 2020

Absolute Works is family run business based in the Midlands but work nationally with clients across a wide range of industries covering a plethora of differing needs.  Founder and CEO … Read more »

Does an employer need to make an adjustments to sickness policies in light of Covid-19?

19th June 2020

As employees return to the workplace, an employer needs to think about how to deal with any sicknesses as a result of COVID19. Employers need to have clear position regarding … Read more »

The Flexible Furlough Scheme

15th June 2020

The Flexible Furlough Scheme begins on 1st July 2020. From that date, employers may agree with previously furloughed employees that they will return for any amount of time and any … Read more »

Who doesn’t like making a difference?

10th June 2020

The world of HR is crazy and has been for the last 13 weeks, the team at The Absolute Works have been working so very hard supporting our clients. We … Read more »

Returning from international travel

9th June 2020

There is a lot of talk surrounding airlines and resuming international non-essential travel. Many airlines are stating that they expect their flights to be back up and running for the … Read more »

CJRS Update and Flexible Furlough

4th June 2020

As you may have heard, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced reforms to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on Friday 29 May 2020.  We are awaiting updates to the Treasury Direction … Read more »

Mental Health First Aid Course – Blog

29th May 2020

On a wet and grey morning in early December I arrived at a church hall in rural Warwickshire for day one of a two day Mental Health First Aid training … Read more »

Test and Trace and SSP

28th May 2020

The Government issued Guidance yesterday on the new system ‘Test and Trace’ system. The Guidance for using this in the workplace can be found here .   To allow for … Read more »