How DBS works with the police

14 June 2021

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has created a factsheet which looks at the role of the police throughout the DBS checking process.

Victory for staff involved in strikes or disputes?

10 June 2021

A judgment by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in a case taken by care worker Fiona Mercer against the Alternative Futures Group (AFG) has been described by her union as an important victory.

Tribunal ruling in transgender tweet case overturned

10 June 2021

In a case which hit the headlines when JK Rowling was attacked for tweeting in favour of the plaintiff, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now found in Maya Forstater’s favour in an appeal against an employment tribunal ruling.

Cash boost for apprenticeships

4 June 2021

With effect from 1 June, employers of all sizes in England can apply for extra funding to help them take on new apprentices, in what the Department for Education (DfE) has called the latest drive to revolutionise the skills and training offer.