British workers urged to take their full holidays

18 August 2021

It is important for people to take time off to get rest and to keep both physically and mentally healthy, Acas has advised, as it urged workers to use their holiday entitlement within their current leave year where they can.

Operational guidance and resources on vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes

10 August 2021

Detailed operational guidance has been produced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to help support the implementation of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, which require registered providers at all Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered care homes to ensure that anyone who works or volunteers in the indoor premises can demonstrate that they have been vaccinated or have an exemption.

Wales moves to alert level zero

9 August 2021

With Nicola Sturgeon having made the announcement with regard to Scotland a few days ago (see Scotland set to lift most Covid restrictions), her opposite number in Wales confirmed that Wales moved to alert level zero from Saturday 7 August.