Virtual communication fatigue

14 December 2020

With a larger percentage of the workforce working from home than ever before, virtual communication fatigue is becoming more prevalent.

Professional development in the early years workforce

11 December 2020

Professional development is an essential part of an excellent early years provision. It motivates staff, contributes to staff retention, and impacts on children’s learning and development. Rebecca Fisk outlines ways that providers can access continuing professional development (CPD).

Can operators cope with clean air zones?

10 December 2020

According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), there are four types of clean air zones (CAZs), Class A to D. Some will include private cars, vans and taxis but, whichever one a local authority chooses to introduce, they all include coaches and buses. To avoid being charged in a CAZ, coaches and buses must meet a minimum emission standard: Euro VI.

Country Profile — Canada

10 December 2020

A continuity trade pact, with the promise of a bespoke new deal in 2021, means Canada is ready to do business with UK exporters.

Employment law developments of 2020

9 December 2020

As we reach the end of this difficult year, Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, takes a look back at the key developments that we should all be aware of.

Remote working ‘increases Zoom fatigue’

9 December 2020

Working remotely during lockdown has led to an increase in ‘Zoom fatigue’ while generating a need for longer recovery time, according to a new report by London South Bank University.