Tougher measures and enforcement rules for quarantined passengers

10 February 2021

Under changes announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock, all arrivals at English ports from 15 February will be required to undertake two mandatory Covid-19 tests — on the second and eighth day of their 10-day quarantine.

Government wants to increase rapid workplace testing

8 February 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced a drive to increase workplace testing in sectors open during lockdown in order to detect coronavirus in people who are not showing symptoms.

More workplace protection for domestic abuse victims

5 February 2021

We recently reported on moves to help employers to recognise the signs of domestic abuse and to make it easier for them to offer help (see How to support employees suffering domestic abuse).

Post-Brexit review of UK workers' rights off the Government’s agenda

4 February 2021

Only a few days ago, there were several newspaper reports indicating that the Government was giving serious consideration to the possibility of easing regulatory restrictions in areas such as employment (see Will the Government take the chance to reduce employment rules?).