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Coming soon to Natural HR: a sneak peek

By HR News, Natural HR

Here at Natural HR, we’re dedicated to providing each and every one of our customers with the very best HR and payroll software on the market. Our goal has always been to shake up the market with a fresh new perspective, personal service and sense of community. As we look ahead to the future of Natural HR, our team strives to make frequent and valuable improvements to our system. What’s more, we continue to empower our customers to actively shape our HR and payroll software for the future to ensure we are always delivering everything an HR professional needs to…

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Future of HR

What does the future hold for HR?

By HR News, Human Resources, Natural HR

Few could have anticipated the events of 2020. HR leaders across the country found themselves in the midst of a global pandemic that continues to blight many sectors in 2021 and the uncertainty throughout the year compounded the need for talented HR professionals. As they navigated furlough schemes, unfortunate redundancies and remote work; HR leaders quickly became the first port of call for employees seeking reassurance and guidance during these turbulent times. Here at Natural HR, our annual ‘state of HR’ survey continues to shed light on our people professionals, what they are planning for the year ahead and what…

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HR Trends In 2021

HR in 2021: trends, challenges and priorities

By HR News, Human Resources

2020 was a challenging year for many businesses, but especially so for our HR leaders. From having to deal with furloughing staff to managing remote workers and, unfortunately for some, making redundancies; it goes without saying that the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic magnified the need for talented HR professionals in businesses. Here at Natural HR, we have recently published a report into the state of the HR profession in 2021. We surveyed over 100 HR leaders from across the country to explore the trends, challenges and opportunities facing HR departments. It also examines the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and…

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Extended furlough

Extended furlough in 2021: what does it mean for employers?

By COVID-19, Health and Wellbeing, HR News

As the UK enters the second week of 2021, all four nations are currently in some form of lockdown. The Scottish mainland is in a similar lockdown to England with leaving home banned for all but essential reasons. Similarly, Wales entered a national lockdown on 20th December and Northern Ireland entered a six-week lockdown on Boxing Day. While this is not the start to a new year that many of us hoped for, the surge in new cases and the discovery of a mutated strain of the coronavirus meant that swift and decisive action was required to protect the NHS…

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extended furlough scheme

Extended furlough scheme: what it means for employers

By COVID-19, HR News, News

Boris Johnson took to the lectern inside number 10 on Saturday evening to announce further restrictions amid surging coronavirus cases across the country. As expected, in what is effectively a second national lockdown in England, the Prime Minister announced the closure of non-essential shops, leisure and entertainment venues as well as pubs, bars, and restaurants from the 5th November. Working from home, where possible is now actively encouraged and, for those businesses that do experience a significant drop in demand or have to close entirely, the furlough scheme has been extended. The restrictions that come into force later this week…

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