Digging safely

4 November 2020

A free service exists so those carrying out excavation work can check for potentially dangerous underground cables and pipes, explains Richard Broome.

Designated accommodation for service users with Covid-19

4 November 2020

The Adult Social Care: Our COVID-19 Winter Plan 2020 to 2021 included a commitment to deliver a designation scheme with the Care Quality Commission of premises for individuals leaving hospital who have tested positive for Covid-19 and were transferring to a care home. Deborah Bellamy investigates.

Registering new primary care medical services with the CQC

3 November 2020

Under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 all primary care medical service providers that carry out “regulated” activities must be registered with Care Quality Commission (CQC). Martin Hodgson describes exactly what new providers must do.

Uber sued over “robo-firing” algorithms

30 October 2020

Uber is facing another major court case, this time involving artificial intelligence (AI) and unfair dismissal. Opeyemi Ogundeji, researcher and employment law writer at Croner-i, explores this in more detail below.

How does an EAP work?

30 October 2020

A look at how an employee assistance programme (EAP) works and what it can do for an organisation.