How to manage “long Covid”

30 November 2020

Months after being infected with Covid-19, people are still suffering with symptoms commonly known as “long Covid”. Laura King considers how workplaces should respond.

Productivity on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

27 November 2020

Over the past few years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have both become major sale events in the UK. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores how employers can keep staff productivity during these days.

Keeping morale up over the festive period

25 November 2020

With certain coronavirus restrictions set to remain in place across the UK for the Christmas period, many of our usual festivities may need to be changed, or cancelled completely, this year. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, examines how employers can keep staff morale up during this period.

Re-opening the workplace after lockdown — part 2

25 November 2020

This feature advises on the procedures employers may wish to put in place when re-opening the workplace, relating to revising working methods, employee training and absence management, as well as some of the more common HR considerations.

Homeworking — the latest

25 November 2020

Since the first lockdown back in March, homeworking has become a very significant part of many organisation’s daily operation. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores where we are with homeworking.

Guidance on managing coronavirus issues at work

25 November 2020

The risks from Covid-19 are still very much present in the workplace and it is important to remember that employers have a duty of care towards their employees and should take reasonable steps to protect the health and safety of their workforce. This information is being continually checked and updated.

Pros and cons of permanent homeworking

19 November 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many changes to our working lives, not least of which being staff working from home more than they likely have ever done before. With many companies across the UK potentially considering whether homeworking should become a more long-term arrangement, it is important to evaluate if this could work for a company going forward. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, examines this more closely below.