The need for hand sanitiser

13 May 2021

Our business is desk-based and therefore low-risk. With restrictions lifting, will we still need to provide hand sanitiser in the workplace?

Ramadan and holiday entitlement

8 April 2021

A number of my employees are practising Muslims. They have complained that they consider themselves to be forced to take time off over Christmas (because we have a one week shut down) and yet they have to use up their holiday entitlement if they want to take time off over Ramadan, which lasts for a month. They believe this amounts to religious discrimination. What can we do?

Disposing of lateral flow tests

30 March 2021

Please can you confirm that it is acceptable to dispose of Covid lateral flow tests in the general waste, if they are used as part of a large-scale workplace testing programme? A friend working in healthcare has told us that these tests are classified as healthcare waste.

Effects of NHS reform on Primary Care

15 March 2021

How is the government white paper on proposed NHS reform: Working Together to Improve Health and Social Care for all, likely to affect Primary Care Networks and Clinical commissioning Groups?