Prime areas of learning and development

10 August 2020

Rebecca Fisk is an early years consultant with over 30 years of experience in education. In this article she highlights the importance of the prime areas of learning and development, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic situation.

Face coverings for employees on public transport

24 July 2020

Mike Sopp considers the issue of whether employers should be providing face masks or coverings for those employees who have to use public transport to get to work during the coronavirus pandemic.

Video conferencing: safety and security considerations

23 July 2020

The explosion in home-based video conferencing and online messaging has introduced new security risk factors that many organisations are not taking into account. Alan Field considers some of the issues that may need to be managed.

What might a second wave of infections mean for employers?

15 July 2020

Reader note — December 2020. This article refers to self-isolation periods of 14 days which was correct at the time it was written. Please note that self-isolation periods have undergone adjustment and may no longer be 14 days.

How prepared were organisations for the pandemic?

1 July 2020

Business continuity and resilience planning have not always been a priority for many organisations. Jon Herbert considers what lessons can be learned from a recent study on the pandemic response.