How to hold outdoor meetings

2 June 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that an increasing number of meetings have been held outdoors. Laura King considers how to continue the trend and get the most from an outdoor meeting.

The latest on apprenticeships

26 May 2021

Apprenticeships continue to be a significant option for employers to locate, employ and train promising members of staff in their industry, and the Government remains committed to encouraging their continued use. With this in mind, Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores this in more detail below.

Breaking bad habits from lockdown

26 May 2021

A quick look at some ways to improve and protect your health as businesses re-open and people return to the workplace.

Train to gain: Where and how to learn new skills

20 May 2021

If your staff need to learn new skills, what is the most efficient and cost-effective way to obtain those skills? Can you acquire a skill that is recognised in the industry from your desktop or tablet? And is accreditation critical?

Covid Secure: working safely in factories, plants and warehouses

17 May 2021

The UK Government has published a set of guidance documents to assist a range of workplaces with advice on establishing safe operations. Gordon Tranter considers the updated advice given to people who work in or run factories, plants and warehouses.

Covid Secure: working safely in offices and contact centres

17 May 2021

As the Covid-19 crisis continues, the Government is regularly updating its advice to ensure that employers, workers and the self-employed work safely during the pandemic. Vicky Powell looks at the key points for working safely in offices, contact centres and similar working spaces.

HR hot topics — an overview

12 May 2021

Throughout May, we are looking at some of the biggest issues currently facing HR and the steps employers can take to respond to them. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i provides an overview for some of the present key issues.