Making sure your workplace is Covid-secure

25 September 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), has reminded employers of some of the essential steps in making workplaces Covid-secure, following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 22 September 2020 of the latest rules in the pandemic.

Chancellor announces new Job Support Scheme and dispenses Budget

25 September 2020

It is to say the least unusual for a Chancellor to cancel one of the Government’s financial set-pieces of the year — in this case the Autumn Budget planned for November — but as Rishi Sunak explained to fellow MPs these are unprecedented times.

TUC highlights worries about workplace safety

24 September 2020

Employees have complained to the TUC that less than half of workplaces have enabled safe social distancing with those working in low-paid and insecure jobs having been the worst affected.

Half of directors misunderstand key piece of law on driving for work

21 September 2020

Driving for Better Business (DfBB), the Government campaign group encouraging work-related road safety, has warned that more than half of company directors misunderstand the law on driving for business in one key area — namely being unaware that companies have a legal responsibility where employees are using their personal car for work purposes.