Managing annual leave during coronavirus

1 July 2021

With coronavirus still creating numerous issues for companies, many employers may be wondering how they should manage annual leave requests. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, examines this in more detail below.

An update on right to work checks

1 July 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, details the most up to date guidance on right to work checks, including virtual right to work checks.

Reopening your business after lockdown

1 July 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores how you can reopen your business after lockdown along with some HR considerations to keep in mind.

Preparing for the summer — keeping the workplace in top shape

30 June 2021

As the warmer months are now upon us, and people start looking to the skies for some summer sunshine, employers may begin worrying about how to keep their workforce operating efficiently during this time. Below, we take a look at some of the key summer issues for employers and how to manage these effectively.

35 ideas for workplace wellbeing initiatives

24 June 2021

Improving wellbeing in the workplace has been proven to increase employee satisfaction and productivity. Nicola Jagielski from Health Assured suggests some ideas to support employee wellbeing.

Vaping at work: e-cigarettes in the spotlight again

23 June 2021

Vaping has dramatically risen in popularity in recent years and is promoted as an aid to quitting cigarette smoking in the UK. Consequently, employers need to ensure they set out clear policies in order to deal with e-cigarettes in the workplace, particularly as evidence suggests vaping is less harmful to health than smoking. Vicky Powell examines the work-related health implications of these trends and a new Scientific Opinion from the European Commission.

Long Covid: what do we know?

21 June 2021

Long Covid is associated with significant health issues for individuals — and therefore will have significant implications for employers. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that one million people have self-reported Long Covid. Laura King provides an update on the disease and what is known so far.

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.