How to furlough employees from November 2020 onwards

2 August 2021

In March 2020, the Government announced its plans for financial assistance to help employers retain employees for an extended period of time through the Job Retention Scheme (furlough). This guide explores what employers need to know for furloughing employees from November 2020 onwards.

Are you OK? Mental health first aid training

29 July 2021

Should mental health first aid training become law? Laura King considers whether training can exist in isolation and how organisations can incorporate it into wider mental health support.

Menopause: raising awareness in the workplace

21 July 2021

Treating women as equal to men does not mean treating the two sexes the same. Women are different biologically and this may need to be taken into account at work. Gordon Tranter investigates how the menopause can affect women’s health in the workplace and suggests how employers can provide support to enable women to continue to work comfortably and productively during this time.

Common HR issues in practice management

16 July 2021

Even the best-run practice with the most reliable staff can sometimes encounter a difficult HR problem. Here Croner-i looks at how to approach some common issues.

Promoting fitness in the workplace

14 July 2021

There are ways to promote fitness that will improve wellbeing, motivation and productivity rather than just irritating your employees. Nicola Jagielski of Health Assured reports.

The management of chronic illnesses at work

2 July 2021

The number of working-age adults is declining and consequently many people need to carry on working longer. As a result, more people in the workforce are living with a longstanding health problem. Gordon Tranter outlines how those affected by chronic conditions can be helped to function in the workplace.

Brexit implications for employment law

2 July 2021

Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-I, explores key things employers should note on the implications of Brexit on employment law.