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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.
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?
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.
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.
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.