Planned changes to the UK operator licensing regime — EU Mobility Package

28 July 2021

While increased paperwork and border delays are among the most pressing concerns faced by UK hauliers since leaving the EU, the changes made necessary by the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) are still becoming apparent. In the most recent example, the Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a call for evidence ahead of introducing further rules from the EU Mobility Package for those operating goods vehicles between the UK and EU.

Coronavirus vaccine and your employees — HR considerations

28 July 2021

A vaccine to prevent serious health effects from coronavirus has been developed and made available to the public. In this article, Nicola Mullineux, Group Content Manager at Croner-i explores the top questions employers may have surrounding the vaccine, such as requiring employees to be vaccinated and more.

Building a safer future

28 July 2021

Those in control of certain high-risk multi-occupied residential buildings will in future have to appoint a Building Safety Manager to oversee the fire and structural safety of the building, explains Sofie Hooper from the IWFM (Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management).

Stress talking toolkits published by HSE

28 July 2021

HSE has published a set of ‘Talking Toolkits’ to help employers in the NHS, social care and construction sectors to hold conversations with workers about both the causes of and possible solutions to work-related stress.

The new world of work

28 July 2021

A new ‘right to request’ flexible working would provide employees and businesses with the flexibility to decide whether home, flexible, hybrid or office working is the most productive way of operating their business, says Mike Robinson.

Mandatory Covid vaccines in care homes Q&As

28 July 2021

Since the announcement that the Government was to make Covid vaccination a legal requirement for workers in some care homes, employers are concerned about how it affects them and their staff. Nicola Mullineux, Content Manager at Croner-i, explores the typical Q&As regarding mandatory Covid vaccines in care homes.