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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

Navigating Coronavirus: Recent tax developments

As the country begins to gently emerge from lockdown, the Government continues to announce measures to support businesses through this period. Most of the key measures are now fairly well understood, but there are some important areas that have not received the same level of publicity. This webinar will provide an update on recent tax-related developments, and also cover some other tax issues that are likely to be particularly relevant at this time. View webinar here.

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