HR implications of the PM’s roadmap

17 June 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, details the Prime Minister’s roadmap out of England’s lockdown and the HR implications of it.

Too hot to handle?

16 June 2021

Gordon Tranter summarises what employers and employees should know about the potential hazards of working outdoors during hot weather and how to manage them.

Diabetes in the workplace

14 June 2021

Diabetes Week in the UK starts on 14 June 2021. Vicky Powell examines diabetes in the context of the workplace, considering how managers can best support the health of workers with diabetes and the relevant work and safety related issues.

Is there a legal indoor working temperature?

14 June 2021

Complaints about hot, stuffy offices are a common feature of UK summers. As the frequency of summer heatwaves increases, employers need to consider the effect of the heat on employees and take the steps necessary to protect their health and welfare. Gordon Tranter looks at the issues of a maximum office temperature, the risks of working in hot conditions indoors and the actions that should be taken to prevent heat stress.

Health, safety and wellbeing in a hybrid world

10 June 2021

Offices have started re-opening and over the summer many of us will return to buildings we might not have been in for well over a year. Lizzie Broadbent explores some of the health, safety, security and wellbeing implications and what leaders can do to make the return to the office a positive experience.

Homeworking: is the novelty wearing off?

9 June 2021

While many have decided that remote working is here to stay, many organisations are planning for a return to the workplace. Is the “home-sweet-office” the real future or is it back to commuting? Jon Herbert investigates.