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“Kindness Matters” was the theme for 2020 Mental Health Awareness week. So what do we think of when we hear kindness? Considerate? Courteous? Generous? Thoughtful? Empathy? Sympathy? Supportive? We all have our own definition of kindness, and I think we’d all agree, kindness matters. At Launchpad Associates, we are specialists in organisation behaviour and development,…Read More
This is Mental Health Awareness week 2020, which happens to coincide with International Museums Day today, 18 May 2020. As a bit of trivia to kick-start Mental Health Awareness week we thought we’d look into whether there was a link. Guess what! Did you know there are museums dedicated to mental health? Well there are!…Read More
These are difficult times, so how do you protect your mental health during COVID-19 lockdown! We’ve written a guide for employers and employees to help you to crush the impact of COVID-19 lockdown. We’re managing employees and their employment during a pandemic that has had a huge impact on people’s lives and routine in an…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More