Covid-19: fresh air – a continuing school priority

12 April 2021

As pupils and staff return to more normal classroom routines, health and safety must keep in step. To date, schools are reported to be doing well. But vigilance will have to continue in the summer term. Jon Herbert reports on initiatives to improve natural and mechanical ventilation.

Health, safety and goodwill during Ramadan

9 April 2021

At Ramadan, participating employees often have to manage extra physical and mental stresses, fatigue and dehydration. Jon Herbert describes how flexibility, discussion and forward planning from employers can help everyone involved.

Safer ventilation at work — airborne transmission of the virus

1 April 2021

Airborne transmission of the Covid-19 virus has been revealed to be more of a threat than initially thought in the pandemic, highlighting the need for effective ventilation and air conditioning systems in our workplaces. This position has continued. Vicky Powell examines the latest specialist advice on how to mitigate the threat of the airborne coronavirus.

The National Living Wage is changing

11 March 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, details the upcoming changes to the National Living Wage, effective from 1 April 2021.

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.