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.

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.

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.

35 ideas for workplace wellbeing initiatives

24 June 2021

Improving wellbeing in the workplace has been proven to increase employee satisfaction and productivity. Nicola Jagielski from Health Assured suggests some ideas to support employee wellbeing.

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.

Too hot to handle?

16 June 2021

Gordon Tranter summarises what employers and employees should know about the potential hazards of working outdoors during hot weather and how to manage them.

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.

The Prevent Duty in Schools

13 May 2021

Michael Evans considers the revised Prevent guidance for England and Wales that was issued in April 2021 and the ‘Prevent Duty’ that is placed on schools to safeguard pupils from radicalism and being drawn into terrorism.

Educational benefits of school gardens and farms

22 April 2021

Now that pupils have returned to school following months of remote learning, Michael Evans considers the educational benefits of school gardens and farms and reflects on the ways that they can help to improve the wellbeing of pupils as they learn about issues of diet and nutrition, and the importance of the environment and sustainability.