No jab, no job? Unlikely for now

21 April 2021

The prospect of employers attempting to demand that staff have the Covid vaccination creates a minefield, says Karen Holden.

Supporting mental health in a post-Covid world

21 April 2021

Supporting the mental wellbeing of your staff pays real dividends – both for your people and your business, says former health minister and mental health campaigner Sir Norman Lamb.

Tower scaffold webinars organised by PASMA

21 April 2021

Free webinar recordings and guidance on safe use of mobile access towers, often called tower scaffolds, have been produced by the Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association (PASMA).

Bank holidays — are they a legal requirement?

21 April 2021

Should employers give staff days off on bank holidays? Do employers have to pay staff extra if they want to work? And should Christian workers or staff with kids be prioritised when approving annual leave for public holidays with religious festivals? See our article below for some facts you need to know about bank holidays.

Coronavirus in care settings

20 April 2021

What is coronavirus and what can care providers do to keep their service users and staff safe? This article provides a round-up of essential information for care settings, including PPE, testing, high-risk individuals, visiting and social distancing.

Trade and Agriculture Commission sets out its recommendations

20 April 2021

The Trade and Agriculture Commission, a new independent body set up in July 2020 to advise the Government on how best to advance the interests of British farmers, food producers and consumers in future trade agreements has published its report.