Country Profile — Vietnam

13 April 2021

One of south-east Asia’s most dynamic and fastest-growing economies, Vietnam holds tremendous appeal for British exporters.

Covid Secure: working safely in offices and contact centres

9 April 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.

Covid Secure: working safely in factories, plants and warehouses

9 April 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.

Collecting contact details for NHS Test and Trace

7 April 2021

The Government requires businesses in designated sectors to support the NHS Test and Trace service by keeping a temporary record of all staff working, customers and visitors for 21 days. Paul Clarke reviews what this means in terms of data collection.

EU exit watch — Ode to Joy?

6 April 2021

In our regular look at the developing situation between the UK and the EU post-Brexit it would be safe to say that the fourth movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the anthem of the European Union, will not have been playing regularly on either side of the Channel in the last month as relations between the UK and the EU have been anything but joyful.