Covid Secure: working safely for food businesses including restaurants, pubs, bars and takeaway services

17 May 2021

The Government has updated its guidance for businesses to carry out their activities safely as step 2 of the road map out of lockdown for England commences on April 12. The aim is to provide employees, customers and others, such as contractors and delivery drivers, an environment safe and secure from the risk of Covid-19. Louise Dawkes considers the specific guidance for restaurants, bars and cafés, giving practical suggestions for workplace safety and other sources for help, advice and support.

FAQs on employing foreign nationals post-Brexit

17 May 2021

The FAQs below detail everything organisations need to know regarding the employment of foreign workers following our exit from the EU. This information is being continually checked and updated.

Covid Secure: working safely in offices and contact centres

17 May 2021

As the Covid-19 crisis continues, the Government is regularly updating its advice to ensure that employers, workers and the self-employed work safely during the pandemic. Vicky Powell looks at the key points for working safely in offices, contact centres and similar working spaces.

Covid Secure driving: getting back on the road

17 May 2021

The key principles in the Covid Secure guidance for working in or from vehicles provide a practical guide for hauliers and other operators on how to work safely during the current pandemic.

Covid Secure: working safely in factories, plants and warehouses

17 May 2021

The UK Government has published a set of guidance documents to assist a range of workplaces with advice on establishing safe operations. Gordon Tranter considers the updated advice given to people who work in or run factories, plants and warehouses.

Babies, children and young people's experience of healthcare

14 May 2021

GPs will be familiar with the appearance of surgery waiting rooms stripped of the small tables piled with books and toys to occupy children when they wait for a consultation, now that Covid-19 hygiene measures have taken over. But there are many ways that a GP practice can make babies, children and young people feel comfortable. Christine Grey explores the options for healthcare services to make children feel included and listened to when attending an appointment.