Emphasising that the situation in Scotland is still very fragile, with infection rates having only just returned to the levels being recorded in early December, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that the way ahead involves trade-offs.
A new Covid-19 vaccination uptake plan sets out how the Government and NHS England are partnering with directors of public health, charities and the faith sector to increase vaccine take up and ensure equal access.
Because of existing gendered economic inequalities, the over-representation of women in certain types of work and the actions the Government has taken, the economic impact of coronavirus has affected men and women differently.
Aiming to provide information to future apprentices and link them to employers, the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week (https://www.nationalapprenticeshipweek.co.uk) is taking place from 8 to 14 February 2021.
Millions of workers lack basic protections if they lose their jobs in the coming months, the TUC has claimed, pointing to analysis showing that 7.5 million employees (one in four) began this year with no protection from unfair dismissal.