Acas advice on getting coronavirus vaccines for work

1 March 2021

While many office-based workplaces have successfully adapted to homeworking during the pandemic, this has not always been possible and some employers have expressed a desire for their staff to be vaccinated as a workplace requirement.

Views sought on introducing a Protect Duty

1 March 2021

The Home Office has launched a public consultation into how a potential Protect Duty would make the public safer at publicly accessible locations such as sports stadiums, festivals, pubs, schools and places of worship.

Calls for more help as unemployment surges

26 February 2021

With the latest official labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics showing that the unemployment rate rose to 5% in the three months to November 2020, there have been calls for Government action from a range of organisations.

Deliveroo’s refusal of collective bargaining challenged in Appeal Court

23 February 2021

The rights and wrongs of the gig economy have been argued out once again this week as the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) challenged a previous High Court ruling that Article 11 (Freedom of Association) in the Human Rights Act does not apply to Deliveroo riders.