What is my best bet for combating stagflation in 2022?

Post-pandemic supply chain bottlenecks, combined with rising energy prices and the economic effects of the war in Ukraine are seen as the main contributors to the current economic challenges. The rise in energy prices is already starting to impact the profit margins...

How long will I need to have my employees stay remote?

The requirement to work from home was lifted in January 2022, but offices are still less than full.  Across the UK, the shift to agile or hybrid working has reduced the office space requirements of many companies. Businesses are rethinking the office and repositioning...

Budgeting for an uncertain year ahead

As we come to the end of 2021, it’s time to start thinking about the budget for next year. One thing is certain – uncertainty. Business planning and budgeting have become increasingly complex in today’s uncertain and volatile environment. Firms have had to...

Strategic challenges in the new normal

As we move towards a post-pandemic recovery and the economy begins to stabilise in the next few months, businesses face new challenges and will have to adapt to a new normal. Supply chain issues Supply chains were disrupted as producers and manufacturers shut down...

What are the latest CJRS “furlough” grants?

  The fourth version of the CJRS “furlough” grant scheme starts on 1 May 2021 and will run until 30 September with employees affected continuing to be supported such that they are entitled to be paid at least 80% of their “usual pay” subject to a limit of £2,500...