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.

Should employers provide time off for vaccines?

25 February 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores whether employers should provide their staff with time off to receive their Covid-19 vaccines, and if this time off should be paid.

The perils of the workplace romance

2 February 2021

Thanks to Valentine’s Day, February is often be seen as the month of love. Workplace romances, however, may not be all hearts and flowers. Indeed, while it can be expected that colleagues will grow closer at work, especially in these difficult times, employers must always be aware of the issues that can arise as a result. This is especially important if many employees are currently working from home, as it can be much more difficult to observe concerning behaviours and actions between staff. We take a look at some of the downsides to office romances.

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.

Enhancing staff confidence: understanding inclusion

30 December 2020

The first place to start when enhancing staff confidence to deliver inclusive early years practice could be to open the discussion by asking ‘What is inclusion?’ says Rebecca Fisk.