Mixed recovery according to new recruitment report

13 May 2021

While it records an increase in the percentage of firms expecting workforce growth, the Quarterly Recruitment Outlook for the first quarter (Q1) 2021 also shows continued weakness and volatility in the retail, hotels and catering sectors.

Liverpool responds to Best Value report

13 May 2021

Liverpool City Council has formally set out its response to the recently published Best Value inspection in which Government inspector Max Caller investigated the council’s Highways, Regeneration and Property Management functions.

The impact of long Covid on employers and workers

12 May 2021

Covid-19 can cause symptoms for some people that can last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is now widely known as long-Covid and, according to Acas, it is having an impact on businesses as affected workers try to get back to work.

How to make delayed import declarations

12 May 2021

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is offering advice to traders in Great Britain on how to submit their delayed customs import declarations for non-controlled goods imported from the EU.

End of virtual right to work checks postponed

12 May 2021

Last week, we published the below article on virtual right to work checks, outlining plans for them to come to an end on 17 May 2021. However, the government have since confirmed that this will be delayed until 21 June 2021. Please read below for more.

More Covid-19 restrictions eased for care homes

11 May 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that, as part of step three of the roadmap, here, the number of named family members or friends able to visit their loved ones in care homes will be increased from two to five, from 17 May.