Strongest employment intentions reported since onset of pandemic

8 March 2021

According to the latest Labour Market Outlook published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Adecco, UK employers are reporting their strongest employment intentions in a year and the country could be close to its unemployment peak.

Employers should encourage staff to have the vaccine

4 March 2021

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published practical guidance for employers to help them to understand their responsibilities towards staff and support them as the vaccine rollout continues.

Views sought on locally-led reorganisation of local government

3 March 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has launched a public consultation after councils in Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Somerset submitted proposals for reorganisation in their area by creating a single tier of local government.

More employers sign up to rapid testing

3 March 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has welcomed the fact that dozens of public and private sector employers are now offering rapid testing to those without Covid symptoms.

Budget 2021: jabs, jobs and jump-starting growth

3 March 2021

Introducing his second Budget, emphasising that he will still do “whatever it takes”, Chancellor Rishi Sunak said that his focus was on preventing the growth of unemployment as the country emerges from the latest lockdown.