IATA backs European Digital Covid Certificate as global standard

6 September 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has commended the European Commission for its leadership and speed in delivering the EU Digital Covid Certificate (DCC) and urged states to make it their global standard for digital vaccine certificates.

Scotland ready to trial a four-day week

3 September 2021

According to polling carried out by think tank IPPR Scotland, 88% of working-age people in Scotland would be willing to take part in shorter working time trial schemes set to be piloted by the Scottish government.

What is a day’s pay?

2 September 2021

Workers at Rosyth Royal Dockyard have won a tribunal claim over the calculation of redundancy payments, and particularly over the correct calculation of the amount of a “day’s pay”, with each set to receive additional compensation of around £3400.

Learners and employers should benefit from new courses

26 August 2021

Delivered by the Office for Students, a new competition will fund up to 20 successful bids from higher education providers to trial short courses aimed at boosting skills and getting more people into work.

Demand for workers will remain high into the autumn

25 August 2021

In the three months to July, employers’ confidence in their ability to hire new staff and make investment decisions remained high at +29, just below the previous rolling quarter’s record high, according to data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).