Coronavirus: How to Protect your Mental Health

Ellie Crowther our HR Advisor at Breathing Space HR and Mental Health First Aider, offers some sound advice and practical ideas to help you and your family and colleagues during this challenging time. Mental health is widely recognised within the UK however, how do we protect it when a global crisis hits? You may have Read more about Coronavirus: How to Protect your Mental Health[…]

HOW TO CLAIM FOR FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES

To claim, you will need: your ePAYE reference number the number of employees being furloughed the claim period (start and end date) amount claimed (per the minimum length of furloughing of 3 weeks) your bank account number and sort code your contact name your phone number You will need to calculate the amount you are Read more about HOW TO CLAIM FOR FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES[…]

Complimentary HR Audit: Use this time to get your people paperwork and processes in order

We know that most businesses are currently in Coronavirus action mode and there is no business as usual! However once you get into the working from home model, reviewing HR is something we can help you do remotely with a complimentary audit. How it works: 1/  Call with the Breathing Space team to understand your Read more about Complimentary HR Audit: Use this time to get your people paperwork and processes in order[…]

IR35 and off payroll working…Now postponed for a year!

“Arghhh! IR35!!”   I hear finance and HR people shouting in frustration! I remember when the first IR35 rules came in in 2000.  I feel old…. (or should I say experienced?) The Government are closing the loophole that contractors have been exploiting for better tax arrangements for years.  It also brings into the light the matter Read more about IR35 and off payroll working…Now postponed for a year![…]

What is happening on 6th April 2020? What you need to know….

This is the date that new employment leglisation and statutory rates change. Here is our summary and a brief note on what you may have to do next… Section 1 Statements Firstly, what are they?  This is basically the information you need under law to give a new employee in writing.  It is usually contained Read more about What is happening on 6th April 2020? What you need to know….[…]

Leaders who destroy Vs Leaders who deliver

My colleague and dear friend is great at finding interesting stuff to post on Linkedin – this infographic created A LOT of interest! Some stats:  37 410 Views, 90 reshares.  90 Executive leaders viewed the post and 1444 HR experts viewed the post. Why is this infographic so popular? Looking at some of the comments, Read more about Leaders who destroy Vs Leaders who deliver[…]

Official HR Consultants to Bradford Bulls!

We are delighted to announce we are now working with Bradford Bulls and you may have even spotted our logo on the team shorts at the recent game televised internationally against Leeds Rhinos. The testimonial game for Jamie Jones-Buchanan also became a fund-raiser for Rhinos club legend, Rob Burrow, who has been diagnosed with motor Read more about Official HR Consultants to Bradford Bulls![…]

Do you have a Mental Health First Aider?

Ellie Crowther our HR Advisor at Breathing Space HR became a Mental Health First Aider, completing the course with Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA). Ellie put her name forward to become a Mental Health First Aider as she wants to break the stigma that’s attached to mental health and to help our clients and Read more about Do you have a Mental Health First Aider?[…]

Changing the mindset of charities to be commercially focused is crucial

Suzie Bogle, Breathing Space HR’s MD has been a Trustee of Leeds Women’s Aid  for 12 years and Chair for 4 years.  She has also been a trustee of Bradford Law centre for 2 years. She says changing the mindset of charities to be commercially focused is crucial… In the current climate of less funding, Read more about Changing the mindset of charities to be commercially focused is crucial[…]