We can build back better

22 July 2020

Employers should consult their workers when planning future changes to working practices prompted by the Covid-19 crisis, says Charles Pitt.

Brexit and employment law — the latest

22 July 2020

Further immigration measures were announced in the form of amendments to the already established points-based immigration system by the Government. Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores this in more detail below.

Covid-19 — the change agent for L&D

22 July 2020

Not only has the current coronavirus pandemic changed all our lives in so many different ways, it also has started to impact on all Learning & Development (L&D) professionals, regardless of the type of organisation for which they work. Judith Christian-Carter takes a look at how Covid-19 has already impacted on one aspect of L&D, which is remote working or working from home.

How to improve local exhaust ventilation controls

22 July 2020

The exposure of workers to fumes, dust, gases and vapours is a key cause of work-related ill health. Local exhaust ventilation can be a solution, with the proviso that systems must be designed, installed, operated, checked and maintained correctly. Jon Herbert reports.

Evaluating new market opportunities

22 July 2020

It’s a cliché, but it’s true, nonetheless: the world is changing fast. A business that trades internationally needs to be able to understand and anticipate changing market trends, and to change their business strategy accordingly.

Hospitality, tourism, and a green recovery

20 July 2020

The hospitality and tourism sectors have been particularly harmed by the economic repercussions of Covid-19. With no clear end to the crisis in sight, means of conserving funds or securing government aid will be vital to these businesses. However, it is possible that these organisations could benefit from a green economic recovery that prioritises protecting the environment and sustainability. Tim and Caroline Hand report.

Managing staff who refuse to return to work post lockdown

20 July 2020

As workplaces start to reopen in England following the coronavirus lockdown, it is highly likely that staff are going to be nervous when returning to work, with some even refusing to do so. Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores what employers should consider in this situation.

Whose site is it anyway?

17 July 2020

Roland Finch points out that being clear on where construction work is sited and who is responsible for the site can prevent problems further down the line.