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Our Lift Off Articles take you behind the scenes each month to show what we've been up to in LaunchPad HR.  We're sharing industry news in The CutPassions and Ponderings are the issues we want to write about to share our thinking. Finally Question Corner is our way of sharing the things we get asked.

Furlough Questions and Answer Document

Furlough Questions & Answer Document

By LaunchPadAssociates | Mar 30, 2020

We’ve produced this Furlough Questions & Answer document to help employers to work through the questions they may have relating to Furlough leave. Furlough Leave is the Governments response to the Coronavirus pandemic – COVID-19 to give a lifeline to British companies that may otherwise need to close.  The Government have encouraged businesses to provide…

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Working from Home Keeping Sane

Working From Home Keeping Sane

By LaunchPadAssociates | Mar 26, 2020

We thought we’d share a short video, Working From Home Keeping Sane, to help people with forced social distancing during COVID-19.     We hope this short session has stimulated some thinking and helps you to be: Productive Healthy Happy and Considerate of one another.   If you’d like to know more about i3 profiling…

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Furlough Your Questions Answered

Furlough Your Questions Answered

By LaunchPadAssociates | Mar 23, 2020

There are lots of myths and legend about Coronavirus (COVID-19).  In an attempt to simplify things we’ve prepared a Question and Answer on Furlough. From 20th March 2020, the Government announced a series of measures to assist businesses and their employees during the current COVID-19 pandemic. At this stage we are limited on detail, but…

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Coronavirus and Homeworking An Employers Guide

Coronavirus and Homeworking – An Employers Guide

By LaunchPadAssociates | Mar 17, 2020

We’re living in unprecedented times.  On the one hand it’s a time for a creative approach, trialling and testing new ways of working in preparation for lock down or self isolation.  On the other hand we have a UK in panic and disarray.  We’ve therefore decided to develop an employers guide to help you during…

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2020 Employment Law Changes

2020 Employment Law Changes

By LaunchPadAssociates | Feb 21, 2020

Are you ready for 2020 Employment Law Changes? Last week we looked at some of the Good Work Plan 2020 Employment Law Changes.  This week is part two and we’re covering: Changes to holiday pay calculations; Amendments to Agency Worker rules; IR35; and Changes to taxation for termination payments above £30,000. Changes to Holiday Pay…

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The Good Work Plan

The Good Work Plan

By LaunchPadAssociates | Feb 14, 2020

Do you know what the Good Work Plan is? Are you ready for April 2020? Thinking what is the Good Work Plan? If you’re an employer or a contractor you need to be ready for April 2020.  The Good Work Plan brings about changes in employment law.  So what will this mean for employers, employees…

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Spot the Difference

Spot The Difference

By LaunchPadAssociates | Jan 2, 2020

Can you spot the difference when someone attends interview?  If someone doesn’t respond to your cultural “norm” how do you respond? As the decade comes to  close we have reflected on our business and remain resolute to raising awareness of difference, championing those struggling in employment, and to helping employers to support the diversity present…

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The Day We Found Out We're Social Innovators

The Day We Found Out We’re Social Innovators

By LaunchPadAssociates | Oct 8, 2019

Social Innovation – The Day we found out people see us as Social Innovators! I have a favour to ask ….  The Conference is targeted at leaders and managers of organisations large and small.  We are looking for a speaker at the conference to talk for 10-15 minutes and tell their story about your business,…

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Shoutout Saturday with Victoria Fleming

Shoutout Saturday with Victoria Fleming of Buzztastic

By LaunchPadAssociates | Jun 22, 2019

So privileged to be featured as one of Victoria Fleming of Buzztastic, Shoutout Saturday, and to have worked with her on personal development.  Victoria hints at the challenges of running your own business and has worked with Beverly in order to drive her business to the next level. We love working with people who want…

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