Are employers ignoring work from home guidance?

16 June 2021

A minority of employers are breaching official guidance by forcing staff to “needlessly” work in offices and other workplaces according to the TUC which argues that this is part of a wider health and safety enforcement crisis.

“Freedom day” moved back by four weeks

15 June 2021

Given the widespread pessimistic predictions in the days leading up to his announcement, it would have been a major surprise if the Prime Minister had said that the final stage of his roadmap to freedom had been successfully completed.

Sewage testing will help to tackle Covid-19 outbreaks

14 June 2021

Testing sewage for Covid-19 and variants now covers more than two-thirds of the population of England, the Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed, with one of the biggest wastewater processing labs in the world recently opened in Exeter.