Staying ready for Brexit

5 November 2019

The Government put in place a lot of guidance, instructions and documentation in case the UK left the European Union on 31 October — but what happens now that date has passed and the leaving date looks to have moved into 2020?

Women get ready to start working without pay

5 November 2019

This year's Equal Pay Day, the day in the year when women effectively start to work for free, falls on 14 November, according to campaigning group, the Fawcett Society.

New early years funding rates confirmed

4 November 2019

The Department for Education (DfE) has published the new funding rates local authorities will receive for the delivery of funded childcare places for 2020-2021.

Support for terminally ill employees

4 November 2019

The trade union UNISON has become the latest employer to sign the TUC’s Dying to Work charter which aims to protect the rights of individuals at work with a terminal illness.

Import licences and certificates after a no-deal Brexit

4 November 2019

The decision by the EU to grant the UK a further Brexit extension has not reduced the volume of no-deal advice and guidance emanating from Government Departments with the latest concerning import licences and certificates in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Work — great for healthy brains

4 November 2019

New York scientists have conducted research which shows that early retirement benefits can accelerate cognitive decline, even though formal pension programmes have been found — overall — to be associated with strong health benefits, such as improvements in sleep and the reduction of alcohol consumption and smoking.

IATA updates Appendix H — dangerous goods training guidelines

1 November 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published the 61st edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), which includes updated dangerous goods training guidelines; competency-based training and assessment approach.