Bournemouth Town Centre BID offering free access to HR advice

by | Mar 23, 2020 | News

IN a swift move to ensure town centre business owners have immediate access to urgent human resources help and advice, a support scheme has been set up and sponsored by the Bournemouth Town Centre BID.

The Town Centre BID has teamed up with HR specialists Peninsula to offer assistance now for levy payers struggling with decisions they may need make in the ongoing and fast changing Coronavirus crisis.

Peninsula is the UK’s largest employment law and health and safety consultancy.

Free initial advice for Bournemouth Town Centre levy payers is available by calling 07875 577815. Click here for more details.

The company can help with issues including:

◾️Short term lay-off and temporary redundancy

◾️Reduction of hours

◾️Changes to contractual terms

◾️Reduction in wages or rates of pay

◾️Retained status

◾️Staff reduction

◾️Employment tribunals

◾️Health and safety management

The Town Centre BID’s Chief Operating Officer, Paul Kinvig, said: “We absolutely recognise that many of the business we represent in Bournemouth Town Centre will be grappling with some or all of these issues in the incredibly uncertain and challenging times we are in. That is even more the case in the wake of the new measures affecting bars, restaurants, cafes, leisure venues and many other businesses, announced by the government on Friday. But we want business owners to know they do not have to make these decisions alone. The support is there.

“We have moved quickly to retain and initially fund the expert services of Peninsula and I would urge any business owner who needs help and advice to please make the call or click on the link. Businesses must make the right decisions and they need to do it in the right way. Employment law is complex and Peninsula are here to help.”

Carla Beverley from Peninsula said: “As the UK’s largest employment law and health and safety consultancy, are proud to have partnered with Bournemouth Town Centre BID to offer levy payers easy access to HR Employment law and health and safety advice, support and protection to deal with the challenges presented by the Coronavirus. It’s vital that we all work together to help businesses survive this difficult time and we’re happy to be involved.”