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Online, on-site and on paper: is your team set for success in the next normal?

Offices are changing in the wake of COVID-19. The steady move towards flexible working prior to lockdown has picked up pace; businesses of all sizes are realising the benefits of…

Revealed: Accountants’ biggest pandemic challenges

The COVID crisis has had a colossal impact on businesses around the world, with many pushed to breaking point. The…

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IRIS’ Operations Director named a leader in Knowledge & Professional Services in The Reward 300

We’re delighted to announce that our Operations Director, Nigel Francis, has been named as one of the 50 leaders in…

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New law protects furloughed workers from reduced redundancy pay

A new law to support workers has been introduced, following reports that some employers are reducing redundancy pay for their…

Looked After Call: a single location for data on looked after children

With the number of children entering the care system increasing every year, local authorities are under pressure to meet their duty under…

Digital parent engagement in the next normal: Driving connections and connectivity across school communities

We recently surveyed over 400 UK schools and MATs to investigate the impact of lockdown on parent engagement and integral operations. …

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August furlough update – employers must start contributing

As we enter August, the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) also takes on a new phase with employers now having to…

5 essential school office tasks to do before September

We all know that this year, September will be drastically different. Now is the best time to start preparing for…

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What taxes will rise to pay for colossal COVID debts?

The coronavirus crisis has left a monster-sized hole in the public finances.  Borrowing is set to spill over into an…