A nervous return

15 September 2021

Many workers are feeling anxious about returning to the workplace as Covid restrictions are eased, so it’s vital employers communicate effectively about the precautions in place to protect them from the virus, say Dr Sarita Robinson and Christina Buxton.

Epilepsy at work: nothing to fear

15 September 2021

A new toolkit aims to help employers tackle any health and safety concerns they may have when employing someone with epilepsy, says Claudia Christie.

How to solve the driver shortage problem

14 September 2021

In this article we consider the driver shortage problem in the commercial vehicle industry and look at ways in which operators can adapt in order to attract and retain new drivers.

Civil liability and negligence: case law

14 September 2021

Barrister Robert Spicer considers the relationship between the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 and civil liability and contributory negligence.

The chronic driver shortage and a healthy workforce

13 September 2021

It is well known that the haulage industry is suffering from a chronic shortage of vocational drivers. Richard Pelly studies some possible reasons for the problem and outlines the importance of maintaining a healthy workforce.

Recruitment and Retention in the Early Years

13 September 2021

According to widespread media coverage, research findings and early years umbrella groups, the workforce is in crisis. Rebecca Fisk investigates some challenges within the early years workforce and highlights resources to support a better understanding of issues in recruitment and retention.

How to manage migraines at work

10 September 2021

Laura King evaluates whether migraines can be classed as a disability and assesses workplace adaptions that can be implemented to help migraine sufferers.

Are we on the green financial “high road” to Glasgow?

10 September 2021

The love of money may be the root of all evil. But a shortage of hard-cash could jeopardise the world’s low-carbon transition. Complex summer talks since the G7 leaders’ late spring meeting in the Cornwall have left many issues unresolved — with little time left to go. Jon Herbert reports.