Employer Advisory August 2020 – Our ‘New Normal’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it looks like our ‘new normal’ will continue to involve regular upheaval and changes, shifting sands and altering conditions.On 23 July 2020 the Government updated its Economic and Fiscal Outlook, and in our weekly webinar I did a deep dive into what it means for regionally-based small to medium sized business and not for profit organisations. For the key summary points, please see below or catch up with the webinar.  

Wage theft

Expert warns that new work practices make underpayment of staff more likely. Documented cases of wage theft are constantly popping up in the media, from gig economy businesses through to fast food chains and service stations, and businesses are being exposed for underpaying their staff. However, it’s rarer to see stories about higher paid workers…

What millennials want

Millennials are the new normal, and companies who disregard what’s important to them do so at their peril. There are more millennials in the workforce than any other generation (35%) – the oldest of them are in their mid-thirties and increasingly moving into management. So, what do millennials want in an employer? Organisations like Deloite…