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The Government has launched a new NHS Covid Pass system which individuals are expected to use as evidence to confirm their Covid and vaccination status, and to apply for a permanent medical exemption from receiving the vaccine.
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 to protect the health and safety of their workforce. This information is being continually checked and updated.
The Government has confirmed its intention to introduce carer’s leave as a new statutory employment right. This will allow employees with caring responsibilities to take time off from work to focus on the person (or people) they care for.
The Government has recently launched a consultation into the suitability of the current flexible working legislation, and proposals to change it. Here, Stacie Cheadle, HR Content Consultant at Croner-i, explores the proposals.
An organisation’s culture and work ethic flow down from the top, which means that if leaders are not driving the learning culture the whole organisation will suffer. Obtaining the full support of the organisation’s top influencers, ie executives and managers, creates a strong foundation for a continuous learning culture. In this article, Judith Christian-Carter takes a look at the importance of learning advocates and some of the ways to get them onboard.
In this article, John Barwise explains what measures businesses can adopt to reduce the worst impacts of climate change, while adaptation specialist Professor John Dora explains the international standard ISO 14090 — the benchmark for business resilience in the long term — which provides a structured approach to adaptation.