Chancellor announces new Job Support Scheme and dispenses Budget

24 September 2020

It is to say the least unusual for a Chancellor to cancel one of the Government’s financial set-pieces of the year — in this case the Autumn Budget planned for November — but as Rishi Sunak explained to fellow MPs these are unprecedented times.

TUC highlights worries about workplace safety

24 September 2020

Employees have complained to the TUC that less than half of workplaces have enabled safe social distancing with those working in low-paid and insecure jobs having been the worst affected.

More employers are calculating ethnicity pay gap

21 September 2020

The number of companies calculating their ethnicity pay gap has grown significantly in the past two years, according to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Funding Boost for nursing apprenticeships

21 September 2020

Health Education England (HEE) has confirmed that it will make £7 million available for employers to support the apprenticeship route into registered nursing.