FAQs on employing foreign nationals post-Brexit

2 July 2021

The FAQs below detail everything organisations need to know regarding the employment of foreign workers following our exit from the EU. This information is being continually checked and updated.

Managing annual leave during coronavirus

1 July 2021

With coronavirus still creating numerous issues for companies, many employers may be wondering how they should manage annual leave requests. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, examines this in more detail below.

Using the furlough scheme in 2021

1 July 2021

As the UK nations look to ease lockdown restrictions over the next few months, Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores the key things to bear in mind for those seeking to make use of the furlough scheme in 2021.

An update on right to work checks

1 July 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, details the most up to date guidance on right to work checks, including virtual right to work checks.

Self-regulation in early years education

24 June 2021

Rachel Dearnley looks at the subject of self-regulation of emotions through co-regulation practices and the profound effect this can have on shaping healthy brains and helping children to thrive.

Long Covid: what do we know?

21 June 2021

Long Covid is associated with significant health issues for individuals — and therefore will have significant implications for employers. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that one million people have self-reported Long Covid. Laura King provides an update on the disease and what is known so far.

Encouraging toddlers to talk

26 May 2021

Rebecca Fisk examines various strategies used to support and encourage very young children to talk and outlines the communication and language educational programme in the revised EYFS.

Babies, children and young people's experience of healthcare

14 May 2021

GPs will be familiar with the appearance of surgery waiting rooms stripped of the small tables piled with books and toys to occupy children when they wait for a consultation, now that Covid-19 hygiene measures have taken over. But there are many ways that a GP practice can make babies, children and young people feel comfortable. Christine Grey explores the options for healthcare services to make children feel included and listened to when attending an appointment.

How to support children with SEN in the early years

30 April 2021

Recent research reveals that there has been a dramatic rise in the number of children with special educational needs (SEN) at nursery so it is essential that early years providers are aware of their responsibilities and can fully support the children in their care. Elizabeth Walker investigates.