Manual handling: back to basics

24 February 2021

What is manual handling? What are the risks? What can you do to control them? A reminder of employers’ responsibilities.

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.

People and places — Staffing and premises after Covid-19

18 February 2021

According to Mind Edge, 80% of small business did not have a remote working program before the pandemic. The mass uptake of working from home has influenced business owners to re-evaluate how they organise their staff. What does this mean for workers and employers alike?

Virtual meetings and dress code

17 February 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores virtual meetings and dress codes below.

Team health in remote working

5 February 2021

For many teams, Covid-19 has meant prolonged periods of virtual working during a time of heightened pressure. Lizzie Broadbent explores how this has affected team relationships, the implications for wellbeing and what leaders of teams can do.

Environmental rules affecting businesses post Brexit

5 February 2021

The new trading relationship between the UK and the EU incorporates zero tariffs and zero quotas on goods traded between the Bloc and the UK. This agreement depends on both sides adhering to agreed high standards on climate change and environmental protection. In this report, John Barwise considers what this is likely to mean for UK businesses, going forward.

Conducting remote redundancies

5 February 2021

Given the global economic situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, employers who are considering making redundancies are exploring the option of doing so virtually whether staff are back in the office or still working from home. Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores this in more detail below.