Practical steps to prepare for ‘operating in the new normal’

As businesses begin preparing to function in the ‘new normal’, the vast quantity of information available in the public domain can become overwhelming.

Moore Kingston Smith has created a series of short videos providing practical advice to guide you through shifting gears and implementing robust measures. They will help you not only survive these challenging times but thrive in the changing world.

Latest video: Gearing for Growth

As we move towards a gradual easing of lockdown, many businesses will be looking to the future – the post-Coronavirus era. All businesses have been affected in some way by the global pandemic but we are starting to see encouraging signs of new corporate activity. Business owners are now beginning to look again at funding options, whether that’s to support them as they recover or to expedite growth. This video briefly discusses how organisations can gear for growth coming out of the pandemic.

Financial Planning

The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted us all personally as individuals to varying extents. Whether you are retired, an employee or have your own business, the right advice can bring clarity to your situation and inform your approach going forward. In our latest video we will discuss financial planning, and the importance of reviewing your advice in challenging times.

Cyber Security

With home-working the new normal for many organisations right now, cyber crime opportunities are ripe for the picking. Cyber attacks and data breaches have rocketed in recent weeks, as those with evil intent exploit weaknesses in remote working.

Our short video will help you to identify the risks associated with the current cyber threat, along with best practice including considerations for remote home working.

Strategies for success – business development

The Coronavirus crisis will affect most business sectors but it’s how businesses respond will that will be key to their survival. Businesses need to create a sustainable position in the competitive marketplace. Our short video looks at the strategic business development measures that business leaders should be thinking about in order to outperform and drive growth as the economy recovers from the crisis.

Preparing for redundancies

Following the Chancellor’s announcement that the Coronavirus job retention scheme will end in October 2020, employers are facing tough decisions about staff redundancies. Understanding how redundancy works in practice is crucial, especially consulting in a remote environment with employees working under various conditions. Our short video looks at the options open to businesses as well as the statutory and legal requirements when making redundancies.

The importance of wellbeing in the workplace

The welfare of employees has arguably never been so important. With many people now working from home, there are significant mental health implications. This video will briefly provide practical steps that businesses should take to ensure their people are supported during this difficult time as well as sharing how these policies have been implemented at Moore Kingston Smith.

Navigating through the pandemic

Since the beginning of lockdown, we’ve been helping businesses to navigate through this unprecedented pandemic. From taking advantage of the many Government initiatives available, to providing practical tips to find their feet, this video provides a snapshot of the fundamental steps we have advised our clients to take.

Returning to work

After the government’s recent announcement that those unable to work from home may return to work, businesses must ensure they have a plan that allows them and their staff to restart safely. This video highlights the key matters that need addressing before attempting to open doors and operate under new government guidance.

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