A good or bad Brexit deal?

20 January 2021

With a Brexit agreement done at the eleventh hour, is the deal the UK has struck a basis for a new trade and prosperity era or a red tape nightmare? Dave Howell reports.

How to furlough employees from November 2020 onwards

20 January 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.

Country Profile — Singapore

20 January 2021

One of south-east Asia’s original ‘tiger’ economies, Singapore offers huge potential for UK firms, especially in the digital and tech sectors, and in the wake of a recent post-Brexit trade deal.

Green energy — UK’s 2021 post-Brexit master plan

19 January 2021

Late-2020 saw a flurry of green policy announcements, a long-awaited energy white paper and the promise of important low-carbon consultations and decisions early in 2021. Jon Herbert looks at how the jig-saw pieces are shaping a different kind of future.

The Brexit deal — a guide for business

18 January 2021

A deal has been done, so that there can be trade with no tariffs or quotas. In this article John Davison advises business owners how to adapt to the new rules.

World Religion Day — religious discrimination

15 January 2021

In celebration of World Religion Day on the 17 January 2021, Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i explores issues such as religious discrimination and unconscious bias that could occur in the workplace and how to prevent them.

Breathe more easily

13 January 2021

The British Occupational Hygiene Society is urging employers to adopt good exposure controls to protect workers from harmful airborne substances, says Chris Keen.