DATA PROTECTION - 07.07.2020
ICO guidance on health checks
Health headaches. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued guidance on what you can and can’t do when checking your employees’ health status (see The next step ). Staying safe. It covers carrying out testing to identify whether staff have coronavirus symptoms, e.g. temperature checks, and actual coronavirus testing. It also explains the legal position on testing, how you can fulfil your legal obligations, what information you can keep, what information you need to disclose to employees, such as what information you are collecting and how you will use it, and how to inform staff where a colleague tests positive for coronavirus. ...
PRICING - 07.07.2020
Should you try teaser pricing?
Customers are tightening their belts in these tricky economic times so you’re looking at ways to increase sales. Should you consider a new pricing strategy and how can you assess the pros and cons?
CORONAVIRUS - HEALTH & SAFETY - 07.07.2020
Safe return to work
When the doors to your workplace re-open there will need to be new protocols in place. How do you instil this new health and safety culture to keep staff safe and customers reassured?
CORONAVIRUS - COSTS - 22.06.2020
Return to work savings
During the coronavirus lockdown, many businesses will have closed their offices with staff working from home. However, most will return to the office or site at some point. What are the five overheads where you can cut costs as you get back to business?
CORONAVIRUS - UNFAIR PRICING - 04.06.2020
Q&A - reporting coronavirus rip-offs
Q. With so many staff coming back into our workplace, we’ve had to source extra hand sanitiser, toilet rolls and PPE. We feel we’ve been ripped off by the supplier because they’ve increased their supply costs substantially following the coronavirus outbreak. What can we do? ...
PAYMENT TERMS - 04.06.2020
Getting paid on your terms
As the lockdown eases and supply chains start to reopen, you could find yourself renegotiating payment terms with existing customers or striking deals with new clients. How can you ensure the payment terms are in your favour?