Government targets under-18s to boost vaccine take-up

9 September 2021

With support from TikTok and MTV, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new campaign targeting under-18s and their parents to encourage more teenagers to get vaccinated.

Concerning fall in apprenticeship starts

8 September 2021

According to the latest official figures on apprenticeships, there were 253,100 starts between August 2020 and April 2021, down by 6.9% from the third quarter (Q3) of 2019/20.

The virus remains a hazard

7 September 2021

With children returning to school in much of England and people once again attending sports and music events in their thousands, many experts are predicting a rise in Covid-19 cases.

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.