Free Harrogate webinar on how to get through the pandemic for businesses

Three Harrogate businesses are joining forces to run a free online question and answer session for local businesses about the furlough scheme and other staffing or finance issues that have arisen during the pandemic.

Tuesday, 16th February 2021, 9:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th February 2021, 9:43 am
Liz Wild of Wild & Co Chartered Accountants, who will be on hand to answer questions from attendees at the Harrogate webinar.

Karl Dixon, owner of Harrogate bakery and deli bar Little Breads, will share details of how he has adapted his business and used furlough to manage staffing effectively during the pandemic.

He will be joined by Emma Harvey, of Candid HR, and Liz Wild of Wild & Co Chartered Accountants, who will be on hand to answer questions from attendees.

Liz Wild said: “Many people are still confused by the furlough scheme and have questions about how it works and, if they have not used it before, whether they can start now.

“They may also have other Covid-related staffing issues that they need help to resolve, questions about dealing with redundancy or queries about funding and whether they are accessing all the help available to them."

The event will look at the basics of furlough and some of the more complex staffing dilemmas faced by employers during the pandemic, such as whether employers can enforce staff vaccination.

The event is free to attend and participants who register can send questions in advance or ask the experts on the day.

Liz said: “People don’t have to bring questions to get involved, they may just want to sign in and listen.

“The important thing is that local businesses have access to practical information to help them manage their businesses in these very difficult times.”

The free webinar will be held on Tuesday 23rd February from 10am to 11am.

To register email [email protected]

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