Brexit implications for employment law

11 March 2021

Coronavirus news has dominated the headlines for the last few months, but as we saw the end of 2020, the full implications of Brexit started to become a clear reality for many. On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Originally scheduled for 29 March 2019, the date the UK was to officially leave the EU was delayed to 31 January 2020, and on this date, the UK left the EU.

Guidance on managing coronavirus issues at work

5 March 2021

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.

Using the furlough scheme in 2021

4 March 2021

As the UK nations look to ease lockdown restrictions over the next few months, Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores the key things to bear in mind for those seeking to make use of the furlough scheme going forward.

NHS and social care reform — what impact will this have on social care?

22 February 2021

NHS leaders were given much to think about when Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock published proposals for more reform on 11 February 2021, in his White Paper, Integration and Innovation. But the social care sector has been left underwhelmed, wondering whether the structural changes for NHS planning, commissioning and procurement systems will affect social care at all.

How to deal with gaslighting at work

19 February 2021

In gaslighting, the bully wears their victim down with regular lies and unkind comments, slowly attacking their self-esteem and self-worth. Be aware, this kind of insidious behaviour in the workplace can destabilise your team.

Mental health — staying sane at work during the Covid crisis

1 February 2021

After almost a year of localised and national restrictions, Vicky Powell looks at workers' mental health and how the pandemic has affected levels of depression, anxiety, stress and morale within the workforce, often in complex ways.